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Chicagoland Speedway plans more hospitality areas

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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The Chicagoland Speedway has plans for an overhaul.

The racetrack in Joliet is going to remove two grandstands to make space for more hospitality areas.

The (Joliet) Herald-News reports that the speedway made the announcement in a letter to season-ticket holders.

Speedway President Scott Paddock says the plan is not just to cater to season-ticket holders and corporate VIPs, but also to fans with single-race tickets.

The newspaper reports that construction is to begin soon.

A Speedway spokesman says it is too early to come up with a cost estimate but that ticket prices will not increase.

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