JOLIET, Ill. (CBS) — It’s an electronic dance music festival, not race cars, making noise this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet. And as WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports, some people are up in arms about it.

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Most of the complaints seem to be coming from the east of the Chicagoland Speedway in new Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena as grandstands protect the other three sides.

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Bill Crimmins says he does noise studies for a living and says this is far from the ordinary.

“This is crazy. We have numerous races at the Speedway here every year. You hear a little bit of it in the background, in fact you kind of forget that it is there because it is just kind of a background noise. This dwarfs the amount of noise beyond belief,” said Crimmins.

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Crimmins says he will set up noise-measuring instruments to prove his point, but another person contacted by Newsradio lives a mile north of the Speedway heard nothing except a few fireworks.