Chicago Speedway Park

Located in Maywood, Chicago Speedway was a 2.0 mile wood oval built by Jack Prince. It featured 17 degree banked bends, and was operational between the 26th June 1915 and the 28th July 1918, the 500 mile race held on the opening day being won by Dario Resta. During World War I, the track was removed to make way for the Hines Memorial Hospital for wounded soldiers. The Memorial hospital later became the Loyola Medical Center Complex.