Breaking news for the state of Illinois thanks to The Chicagoland Speedway. It was just announced that Illinois Native and Country Star Brett Eldredge, will be coming back to Illinois to kick off the Chase for The Cup in NASCAR with a pre-race concert on Sunday, Sept. 20. Here are details on how to get tickets.


Country Star Brett Eldredge hails from Paris, Ill., approximately 180 miles south of Chicago. The CMA New Artist of the Year plans to release his sophomore album later this year.  His debut album, Bring You Back, yielded the No. 1 hits “Don’t Ya,” “Beat of the Music,” and “Mean to Me.”

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The 29-year-old Eldredge was a student at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst before moving to Nashville to chase his dreams. He will join Darius Rucker’s Southern Style Tour beginning May 14.

Brett Eldredge will be a big part of The Chicagoland Speedway weekend festivities when he returns to his hoe state and performs in his own backyard for NASCAR as the 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Championship in Sprint Cup starts in Illinois.

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Tickets, passes and different experience packages can be purchased online at, by calling 888-629-RACE, or by visiting the Chicagoland Speedway Administrative office Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, Sept. 18-20, 2015.

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It's an exciting time to be a NASCAR fan when it all comes down to the Chase for the Cup. Adding Brett Eldredge for the pre-race festivities is big win for fans.