Route 66 Raceway
Route 66 Raceway Route 66 Raceway is a drag racing strip in Joliet, Illinois. It opened in 1997 and features a ½ mile (0.8 km) dirt oval and a ¼ mile (0.4 km) drag strip. The drag strip hosts several events including the NHRA Car Quest Nationals in mid-June. The strip is well-known for its high-speed racing surface that many NHRA records have been set on. The drag strip also holds other events for some of the lesser known drag racing leagues of North America and the oval holds other miscellaneous events as well. Near the facility is the 1.5-mile (2.4 km) Chicagoland Speedway.