How can I buy tickets to an event?  

  1. Online right here: Team Demo tickets
  2. At our office located inside Gate 12. Available only May – October during racing season; Monday – Friday 9am-4pm. 
  3. On RACE DAY at our ticket office 9am-2pm (Go in through Gate 12) or at the main entrance gate after 4:00pm.   Tickets are always available on race day
  4. Call our office 815-740-8000.

Where is Dirt Oval 66 Located? The intersection of Route 53 and Schweitzer Road in Joliet, IL.  General spectator vehicle entrance is East of Route 53 on Schweitzer. For the business office enter at Gate 12 and for General Parking/Attendance enter at Gate 13.
DO NOT follow race vehicles & trailers into the Gate 14 competition entrance!

Can I bring bottled water or food into the event? One unopened bottle of water is allowed per-person. No other outside food & beverage is allowed other than for special circumstances. Call the Dirt Oval office prior to race day to make arrangements or plan to allow extra time to review the situation with a staff member at the gate. 
View the entire Gate Policy for permitted & prohibited items. 

Do you charge for parking?   Yes, $5 per vehicle, unless otherwise advertised.

Do you have designated motorcycle parking? Yes, available near the front entrance.

What time does parking lot open? 4pm 

Are tailgate parties allowed? Yes! Come early and setup your own tables, tents and enjoy the atmosphere.

What are the ages for Juniors?  Juniors ages are 3-12. Children 2 and under are free. Junior pricing applies to general admission grandstand tickets only. 

When is the cut-off for advance ticket pricing?  (revised 8/8/19) The last day for advance ticket pricing is 1 week prior to event day and applies to Adult, Junior, Family Pack, and Group discount of 15+ tickets.

Do you sell Reserved Seats?   Yes,  Section 101 in the middle of the grandstand is dedicated to Reserved Seating for $27 each.

dirt oval seating

Is there assigned seating?  Only Section 101 is assigned seating. All other seating and standing areas are GENERAL ADMISSION, which are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note: The first ten rows may have restricted viewing. 

Can I save seats for others in my group? Yes, but there are restrictions! You may only save the number of seats for which have been purchased for your group. You are not permitted to use tape and any adhesive material to mark off seats. Security and ushers will be monitoring this practice and you will be required to show proof of all tickets upon request. 

Can I use a credit card to purchase pit passes? Yes, we accept credit and debit cards. No PayPal.

Are pit passes available online? Yes, and on event day as well.

How old do you have to be enter the pits for a Team Demo? 18

Is the pit area open after the races? Yes, for all ages

Can I leave the grandstand or pit area during the race and re-enter? Only prior to 7pm 

Do you accept Apple Pay when paying for Merchandise? Yes

What time do your pre-race activities start? 4pm

Can I have a birthday or anniversary announced? Yes, use the form on the Fan Page and make the request by the Friday before the race. Due to high demand, we do not allow same day announcements.

How many people are allowed to accompany a wheel chair in the ADA section? We allow ONE companion/friend seat per wheelchair.

Are we allowed to smoke or vape in the grandstands? No, tobacco products are not allowed in the grandstand area. There is a designated smoking section underneath the grandstands.

What should we do if severe weather approaches the speedway? This facility may not provide protection from extremely high winds, tornadoes and lightning. KNOW YOUR PLAN. Severe weather alerts will be communicated by: *PA Announcements, *Twitter- @Dirtoval66


What are the ticket delivery fees? Delivery fees are PER ORDER and not per ticket.  Fees include Sales Tax, Convenience Fees, Credit Card Fees, and Processing Fees.

  • $7 Per Order for Print at Home or Mobile Orders
  • $15 Per Order for Will Call
  • $15 Per Order for US Mail

What are the office hours? Winter months (November – April) Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm, closed Friday – Sunday.  Summer months (May – October) Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm, Race Day 9am – 2pm, closed Sunday.