Chicagoland Speedway today announced rookie NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, Chase Elliott, who won the pole position at this year’s Daytona 500, will appear in the Green Flag Garage on September 18 for a question-and-answer session. Elliot won EnjoyIllinois.com 300 in 2014 at Chicagoland Speedway taking the lead in points for the final time on his path to becoming the XFINITY Series Champion that year. The Green Flag Garage is a premium fan experience bringing fans into the center of the action ahead of the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
In addition to visiting with the driver of the No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports, this exclusive opportunity will allow fans to set foot in areas that were previously restricted at Chicagoland Speedway, including a guided tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garages.
Located in the NASCAR XFINITY Series garage (Turn 1), the Green Flag Garage experience includes a Sprint Cup Garage Tour, driver appearance, a meal to provide the complete tailgating experience and a Fan Zone Pit Pass ($50 value). The Fan Zone Pit Pass grants access to the Infield Fan Zone for the drivers’ red carpet walk, pre-race concerts, driver question-and-answer sessions, pre-race Gatorade Victory Lane access and more. It also serves as a pit pass, your chance to visit your favorite driver’s pit box before the start of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Open on Sunday, Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., the Green Flag Garage gives fans a chance to start race day near NASCAR’s teams and drivers. Due to space restrictions, only a limited number of tickets will be sold. The Green Flag Garage sold out in 2015 so don’t delay!
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, Sept. 15-18, will begin on Thursday, Sept. 15 with the ARCA Racing Series followed by American Ethanol E15 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, Sept. 17, the NASCAR XFINITY Series will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series showdown, the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.