MADISON, Ill. – NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty is scheduled to drive the Enjoy Illinois 300 ceremonial laps Friday afternoon. He will be riding in his Daytona 500-winning car. Our Bommarito Automotive Group SkyFox helicopter plans to hover over the event. It will take place at about 3:45 p.m. at the World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois.

2022 NASCAR WEEKEND FAN SCHEDULE:

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).