Tickets are On Sale Now for the Kickoff Race in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs
2/16/2017, 8 a.m.
"These are enhancements that the NASCAR fan has long sought, and the entire industry has worked hard to develop a better racing format for our fans," said Steve
O'Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer.
"This format puts a premium on every victory and every in-race position over the
course of the season. Each point can eventually result in winning or losing a
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway will take place on Sept. 17 as part our four-race weekend September 14-17. On Thursday, Sept. 14 with the ARCA Racing Series followed by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, Sept. 16, the NASCAR XFINITY Series will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series showdown, the first race in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
The complete 2017 NASCAR schedule at Chicagoland Speedway is as follows:
Thursday, Sept. 14 ARCA Racing Series
Friday, Sept. 15 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Saturday, Sept. 16 NASCAR XFINITY Series
Sunday, Sept. 17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series