Charges are pending against a man who allegedly drove onto the NASCAR Chicago Street Race course on Saturday night after the day‘s second race was canceled early due to bad weather.
How the 46-year-old was able to get access to the race course about 9 p.m. wasn‘t immediately clear, Chicago police said.
A bright yellow Corvette with red flame details could be seen stopped near Michigan Avenue and Balboa Drive after the unauthorized car was reported on the course.
Officers appeared to question two men and the car was seen driving off the course with a police escort about 9:30 p.m.
AND: At around 9:01 p.m., a 46-year-old man was taken into custody in the 1200 block of South DuSable Lake Shore Drive after driving on the track, which he is believed to have accessed by breaking through a barrier, authorities said.
— NBC Chicago —