Falling short of the goal

Chicagoland Speedway likely won't sell out LifeLock 400

Originally Published: July 9, 2009
By Jerry Bonkowski | ESPNChicago.com

JOLIET -- New Chicagoland Speedway president Craig Rust readily admits Saturday night's NASCAR LifeLock 400 will not be sold out. The track will fail to fill its 75,000-seat capacity for only the second time in the nine years it has hosted the Sprint Cup Series.

"We're going to be down, but we're going to have a good crowd," said Rust, who assumed his new position June 15. "We've talked to other tracks that have said they've had bigger walk-ups on Sundays than they've ever had in the past, ...

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