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.