Enjoy the Illinois 300 NASCAR schedule for the week in St. Louis

The biggest week in St. Louis racing history has finally arrived. Here’s everything you need to know as the NASCAR Cup Series hits town.

Madison, Illinois – The NASCAR Cup Series is coming to St. Louis for the first time ever, and it’s bringing week-long events with it.

The festivities start on Tuesday and continue all the way Enjoy Illinois 300 Sunday at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, with other events planned around St. Louis.

There will be plenty of music, interactive fan experiences, and of course, racing.

Here’s the latest schedule of events for fans to see throughout the week:

Tuesday May 31

4 – 6 pm: Special beer show at Anheuser-Busch Biergarten

6:45 p.m.: St. Louis Cardinals race-themed evening at Busch Stadium. (Tommy Edman’s nighttime bobblehead game will be presented.)

Wednesday 1 June

12 – 8 p.m.: GEICO Campground opens at World Wide Technology Raceway

Thursday 2 June

12 – 8 pm: GEICO Campground is open

4 – 8 p.m.: Fan Village Festival at the World Wide Technology Raceway Ballpark presented by Enterprise

6 p.m.: NASCAR truck operators leave the WWTR launch pad

6:30 p.m.: The parade of NASCAR trucks passes through the Ballpark Village Fan Fest

7 p.m.: NASCAR carriers return to WWTR

Friday 3 June (Richard Petty Day presented by the Pomaretto Automotive Group)

6:30 a.m.: Parking is open at WWTR

10 a.m.: Spectator gates, Enterprise Infield Fan Zone Experience, open midway

1 p.m. NASCAR time

2:10 pm: Richard Petty’s Halfway Q&A

3:30 p.m.: Ribbon-cutting party on the start/finish line

3:45 p.m.: Richard Petty’s first celebratory NASCAR Cup Series tournament

4 p.m.: Inaugural NASCAR Cup Series, Enjoy Illinois 300 . training

5 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Toyota 200 . series exercise

5:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota 200 Qualifiers

6:30 p.m.: WWTR Track Dog Gateway Stanley’s Paw Party, a dog meeting for camp members

7 p.m.: NASCAR garages and Infield Fan Experience . closed

7:30 p.m.: The #CupTimeSTL Short Track Classic presented by Rankin Technical College at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City featuring World of Outlaws Late Models, MOWA Sprint Cars, and NASCAR drivers in competition

Saturday 4th June

6:30 a.m.: Parking is open at WWTR

7 a.m.: The gates for spectators and the fan zone in the establishment and in the middle of the road are open

10 a.m.: NASCAR Cup Series, Enjoy Illinois 300 . Qualification

12:30 p.m.: Toyota 200 NASCAR Global Camping Truck Series (160 laps, 200 miles)

2-4 PM: No incoming traffic allowed during this period

2:30 p.m.: WWTR SpeedFreaks Live! Midway

3 p.m.: Throttle and Throttle courtesy of Holman Motorcars (the 100 hottest cars in St. Louis, starting after the Toyota 200 is finished)

4-9pm: Saturday Twi-Night concerts in Stage 1, free with truck race entry

Nelly and Tim Dogger are set to perform on Saturday night at the racetrack.

Sunday 5 June

6:30 a.m.: Parking is open at WWTR

7 a.m.: The gates for spectators, the fan zone of the establishment, in the middle of the road are open

8:30 a.m.: Midway Music Stage . opens

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM: The rumble before the pre-race party

9:30 a.m.: WWTR Race Day Live! With Kenny Wallace at Midway

10:30 a.m.: Fans march on the circuit, access to the concert stage begins for those with Enterprise Fan Zone and Provided Driver passes.

11:45 a.m.: First music class (to be announced)

12:45pm: Musical Act Two (to be announced)

Alexandra Kay, Jimmy Allen and Cole Swindell are all set to perform before the race on Sunday.

2 p.m.: NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois Driver Introductions

2:30 p.m.: Inaugural NASCAR Cup Series Enjoy Illinois 300 Presented by TickerSmarter (240 laps, 300 miles)

after the race

– All fans are welcome to the track after the race

– The first musical act (TBA) begins 15 minutes after the square flag

– The second musical semester (TBA) will start after the first

There will be a post-race rally and a scavenger hunt

Cameron Marlowe and Old Dominion are scheduled to present the show after the race on Sunday.