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July 11, 2020

WATCH: NASCAR Fight at Kentucky Speedway

Nick Roush 11:00am July 11, 2020 7/11/20

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Fireworks flew at the conclusion of Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway. Harrison Burton and Noah Gragson made a little contact with less than 15 laps to go in the Alsco 300. After hitting the wall, Burton started a shoving match in the garage. Gragson ultimately had the last laugh, connecting with Burton’s…

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July 8, 2020

Jimmie Johnson Cleared to Return to Racing at Kentucky Speedway

Nick Roush 11:00am July 8, 2020 7/8/20 Comments Disabled

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One of NASCAR’s biggest stars sill return to the track this weekend at Kentucky Speedway. Jimmie Johnson missed last week’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after self-reporting a positive test for COVID-19, becoming the first driver sidelined by coronavirus. Today Hendrick Motorsports announced Johnson has passed the criteria to return to racing, which requires two…

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June 12, 2020

Kentucky Speedway supports NASCAR’s ban of the Confederate flag

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm June 12, 2020 6/12/20

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Kentucky Speedway is in complete support of NASCAR’s decision to ban Confederate flags at their racing events. After NASCAR announced the ban Wednesday, Kentucky Speedway came forward with a statement of their own on the matter. “I think it’s step in the right direction, it’s one that we support and I’m looking forward to implementing…

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June 4, 2020

Quaker State 400 will take place July 12 at Kentucky Speedway without fans

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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NASCAR will soon return to the Bluegrass, but when it does, fans will not be allowed in the stands. Today, the Kentucky Speedway announced that the Quaker State 400 will take place on Sunday, July 12 at 2:30 p.m. as part of a quadruple NASCAR National Series race weekend. The Kentucky 200 and Alsco 300,…

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May 21, 2020

Kentucky Speedway Salutes Seniors

Nick Roush 1:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky Speedway may sit idle right now, but not for long. This weekend the racetrack in Sparta will open its doors to 101 graduating seniors from Gallatin County High School. Instead of walking across the stage to celebrate their commencement ceremony, they’ll drive around the track at Kentucky Speedway. The class of 2020 will…

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May 17, 2020

Kentucky Speedway GM says race scheduled for July will go as planned

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm May 17, 2020 5/17/20

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Sports are slowly returning to our everyday life and the Kentucky Speedway plans on sticking to its original course. During a conference call via Zoom on Friday, Kentucky Speedway GM Mark Simendinger told reporters that they are “full steam ahead” for the racing event scheduled during the second week of July. “We’ll be ready for…

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July 13, 2019

BJ McLeod’s Jared Lorenzen car comes up short at Kentucky Speedway

Nick Roush 11:00am July 13, 2019 7/13/19

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Unfortunately, Jared Lorenzen’s likeness was not doing victorious donuts at Kentucky Speedway after the Alsco 300. B.J. McLeod donned a Jared Lorenzen Memorial Fund decal during Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. Starting from pole position No. 24, McLeod could not make the climb to the top, ultimately finishing No. 20.…

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