If Dale Jr. wins Daytona 500, Chicagoland race ticket holders get refund

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans just got an additional incentive to cheer for their favorite driver in the Daytona 500.

Chicagoland Speedway officials announced Monday that if Earnhardt wins his third Daytona 500 on Feb. 26, fans who have already purchased single-day tickets for the Sept. 17 Chicagoland 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff-opening race will not only get to keep their seats, but they’ll also get a full refund of their purchase price.

To be part of the promotion, fans must have purchased their tickets from Chicagoland Speedway before the Daytona 500.

Earnhardt has four career victories at the 2.5-mile tri-oval, including two in the Daytona 500 (2004 and 2014). This year will mark his 17th career Daytona 500 start and first Cup start since he was sidelined by concussion symptoms in July.

Fans who have already purchased single-day tickets for the NASCAR Series playoff-opening race must log on to ChicagolandSpeedway.com/DaleJr500 and enter offer code 17DALE500 before the Daytona 500 to be eligible for a refund if their driver takes the checkered flag.

Earnhardt has one career win at Chicagoland in 2005.

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