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Chicagoland

Chicagoland was built at Joliet, Illinois to the southwest of downtown Chicago by the combined might of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the International Speedway Corporation.

Country
United States
Location
Joliet, Illinois
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Chicagoland was built at Joliet, Illinois to the southwest of downtown Chicago by the combined might of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the International Speedway Corporation. In addition to the tri-oval, it features a drag strip and a dirt oval, and every need of the 75,000 spectators is catered to. The inaugural 2001 season saw races for both NASCAR and IndyCar championships with the former now the highest profile event each September. The turns are banked at 18 degrees, with 11 degrees in the front stretch.

Circuit

2001

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.52 (Miles)

Description

Fastest Race Lap

Richie Hearn (Dallara IR2-Chevrolet), 24.5206s, 223.162 mph, Indycars, 2003

Fastest Qualifying Lap

Buddy Rice (Dallara IR0-Infiniti), 24.4216s, 224.067 mph, Indycars, 2002

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