Mayor Lightfoot expected to announce downtown NASCAR race deal: report

Mayor Lightfoot expected to announce downtown NASCAR race deal: report

CHICAGO (TOC) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot is anticipated to affix NASCAR leaders for an enormous announcement Tuesday afternoon.

It is anticipated that NASCAR is coming to Chicago.

Sports activities web site The Athletic claims Chicago will endorse NASCAR “road course occasions” for 3 years, starting subsequent yr.

In line with the positioning, a contract has not but been formally signed, however the deal is anticipated to be finalized.

NASCAR would maintain a race on a brief road course downtown. It is not clear precisely the place but.

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If it occurs, this could be the primary of its type, in that it is not on an precise course, however somewhat momentary road programs.

Lightfoot is anticipated to talk about 2:30 p.m.

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