If things go right, there could be a NASCAR race through the streets of Chicago soon.
The Athletic is reporting that they have gotten their hands on a letter that says the city is ready to host a three-year commitment to auto racing:
“Chicago is incredibly enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve as host of the 2023, 2024 and 2025 NASCAR Chicago Street Course events, and we stand ready to welcome NASCAR fans to our world class city,” the letter states. “This would be a historic partnership for NASCAR and the city of Chicago, and our department is committed to collaborating and supporting NASCAR to execute the events in a safe and secure manner.”
According to Jalopnik, this isn’t the first time these two have collaborated. In 2021, they created this virtual race that zips through DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, Michigan, and more. Could we be seeing something like this for real sometime soon? Fingers crossed.