NASCAR is set to hold its first-ever street race in downtown Chicago, marking the first time the circuit has been brought to a major city’s streets. The 2.2-mile circuit will see drivers race past some of the city’s biggest landmarks, including the Chicago River and Navy Pier. The event is expected to draw in spectators from across the country, and marks the first time NASCAR has attempted a street race in more than 70 years. The race will feature multiple turns and chicanes, with racers reaching speeds of up to 190 miles per hour.
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