Burndown at Sundown!

Route 66 Raceway

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In a Nutshell

More than 450 vehicles hit the track during an all-day racing event featuring jet cars and dragsters at speeds approaching 300 mph

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 8, 2013. Limit 10/person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem on 6/8/13 at venue. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Route 66 Raceway. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Raceway Associates' current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Free admission for children 12 and under. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • One ticket to the Burndown at Sundown! drag-racing event
  • When: Saturday, June 8. Though the main events take place at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., gates open at 9am, with the first exhibition showtime at 4pm. See the event schedule here.
  • Where: Route 66 Raceway
  • Door time: 9 a.m.; first exhibition showtime at 4 p.m.
  • Kids aged 12 and under receive free admission, excluding indoor seating
  • Click here to view the seating chart.

Seating Options

  • $10 for general-admission seating (a $20 value)
  • $25 for indoor seating in the skybox suites with access to the outdoor grandstands (a $50 value)

The Scouting Report

As summer descends on Chicago, Burndown at Sundown! heats up the already scorching pavement when cars hurtle down the track at speeds approaching 300 mph. More than 450 rides converge upon Route 66 Raceway for the all-day event, including fire-breathing jet cars, nitro-burning dragsters, and Nostalgia Pro Stock cars that harken back to the days when engines ran on malted shakes. To go along with the historic theme, the day also features an appearance from the Shake, Rattle & Run '57 Chevy, which raced during indoor drags at Chicago Amphitheatre back in the early 1960s. Visitors can watch the action from either the air-conditioned skybox or the general-admission grandstands, which afford views of the track from several different vantage points.

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    Route 66 Raceway

    3200 S Chicago St.

    Joliet, IL 60436

    +18157225500

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