United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals
Route 66 Raceway
500 Speedway Blvd.
Stadium-like Route 66 Raceway, which opened in 1998, has regularly been the site of astounding performances. The event is the site of the Jegs Allstars, which pits the best Sportsman racers from across the country in individual and team competition. The event also is the fifth of the season for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders.
How to Get There: The track is approximately 30 miles southwest of Chicago on Route 53 (historic Route 66), three miles south of Interstate 80 in Joliet. From points north, take I-355 south to I-80 west 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