ST. LOUIS – The Hauler Parade took place Thursday evening from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

It is a part of the Enjoy Illinois 300 NASCAR Cup Series. Our Bommarito Automotive Group SkyFOX captured video of the haulers traveling from World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois to Ballpark Village in Downtown St. Louis.

The Enjoy Illinois 300 race will take place on Sunday and it’s the first-ever sell-out and the largest single-day crowd the track has ever had.

Below is the full schedule of events for fans.

Thursday, June 2

  • 4-8 p.m. – WWTR NASCAR fan fest at Ballpark Village (Busch Stadium, downtown St. Louis).
  • 6 p.m. — NASCAR haulers depart WWTR staging lot.
  • 6:30 p.m. — NASCAR hauler parade passes Ballpark Village and Busch Stadium.
  • 7 p.m. — Haulers return to WWTR for parking in garage area.


Friday, June 3 — Richard Petty Day presented by Bommarito Automotive Group

  • 6:30 a.m. — Parking lots open.
  • 10 a.m. — Spectator gates, Infield Fan Experience and midway open.
  • Noon — Recommended arrival for best race day experience.
  • 1 p.m. — NASCAR Speediatrics.
  • 2:10 p.m. — Richard Petty Q&A on midway stage.
  • 3:30 p.m. – Ribbon-cutting ceremony on start-finish line.
  • 3:45 p.m. — Ceremonial first NASCAR Cup Series car laps by Richard Petty.
  • 4 p.m. – Inaugural NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 300 practice.
  • 5 p.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota 200 practice.
  • 5:30 p.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota 200 qualifying.
  • 6:30 p.m. – WWTR track dog Gateway Stanley’s Paw Party, doggie meet-up for campers.
  • 7 p.m. — NASCAR garages and Infield Fan Experience closed.
  • 7:30 p.m. — #CupTimeSTL Short Track Classic at Tri-City Speedway (5100 Nameoki Road, Granite City, IL) featuring World of Outlaws Late Models, MOWA Sprint Cars and NASCAR drivers in competition.



Saturday, June 4 — NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 3—qualifying, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota 200, music festival

  • 6:30 a.m. — Parking lots open.
  • 7 a.m. — Spectator gates, Infield Fan Experience and midway open.
  • 8 a.m. — Recommended arrival time for best race day experience.
  • 10 a.m. — NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 300 qualifying.
  • 12:30 p.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota 200 (160 laps, 200 miles).
  • 2-4 p.m. — No inbound traffic permitted during this period.
  • 2:30 p.m. — WWTR SpeedFreaks Live!
  • 3 p.m. — Thrills & Throttles (featuring St. Louis’ hottest 100 cars) pit road party.
  • 4-9 p.m. – Saturday Twi-Night Concerts (Turn 1 stage, free with truck race admission).


Sunday, June 5 – Inaugural NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 300 presented by TicketSmarter

  • 6:30 a.m. – Parking lots open.
  • 7 a.m. – Spectator gates, Infield Fan Experience, midway open.
  • 8:30 a.m. — Midway Music Stage opens.
  • 9:30 a.m. – Recommended arrival time for maximum race day experience.
  • 9:45 a.m. – WWTR Race Day Live! with Kenny Wallace (Midway Stage).
  • 10:30 a.m. – Fans’ track walk, concert stage access begins.
  • 11 a.m. – First music act (TBA).
  • 11:45 a.m. – Second music act (TBA).
  • 12:45 p.m. – Third music act (TBA).
  • 2 p.m. – NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 300 driver introductions.
  • 2:30 p.m. – Inaugural NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 300 presented by TicketSmarter (240 laps, 300 miles).