Moving Dirt: TRAXXAS TORC Series Hits Route 66 Raceway Tomorrow
The most intense short course off-road truck series hits Route 66 Raceway’s dirt oval for two nights of “Baja in Chicagoland” beginning tomorrow – officially kicking of “Race Week” at Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway. Construction of the fast and winding course is well underway and nearing completion for what promises to be an exciting display of high-flying racing by off-road racing’s best, including Ricky Johnson , Samuel Hubinette, Rob MacCachren, Johnny Greaves, Scott Douglas, Mike & Mark Jenkins and Bryce Menzies. Special guest and motocross great, James “Bubba” Stewart will make his off-road truck debut.
Traxxas TORC Series, presented by AMSOIL – short course off-road truck racing – the world’s premier Baja-style off-road racing in a stadium setting!
Who: Off-road racers from Baja to the Wisconsin northwoods, the TORC Series showcases champion drivers like Ricky Johnson, Samuel Hubinette, Rob MacCachren, Johnny Greaves, Scott Douglas, Mike & Mark Jenkins and Bryce Menzies. NASCAR greats Kyle Busch and Robby Gordon have also got behind the wheel of a PRO TORC truck!
Route 66 Raceway’s dirt oval in Joliet, Ill.
When: Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14 & 15
Time: Gates open at 2 p.m., qualifying begins at 4 p.m., main event opening ceremonies begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under. Note: NASCAR card holders get in for TEN BUCKS!!!
The Traxxas TORC Series, presented by AMSOIL, is the fastest, most punishing short course racing series on the planet! TORC events are packed with flag-to-flag fender banging as drivers push the limits over whoops and jump-filled natural terrain race tracks. Off-road racing fans come from far and wide to experience the most challenging form of high-octane competition. And once they taste TORC for the first time they’re hooked for life!