NHRA Route 66 Nationals
Route 66 Raceway
Founded by nine local entrepreneurs, multipurpose Route 66 Raceway was the first true stadium of drag racing and hosts two NHRA national events each year.
ADDRESS: 500 Speedway Blvd., Joliet, IL 60433
ELEVATION: 635 feet
TICKET INFORMATION: (815) 727-RACE (7223)
HOW TO GET THERE: The track is approximately 30 miles south of Chicago on Route 53 (Historic Route 66), three miles south of Interstate 80 in Joliet. From points north, take I-55 south to I-80 east to Route 53/Chicago Street (Exit 132), and proceed south to the track. From points south, take I-55 north to River Road, then proceed east to Route 53 north to the track. From points east and west, take I-80 to Exit 132 (Route 53) and follow Route 53 south to the track.
VISITOR INFORMATION: Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (815) 727-5371; Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 926-2262