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Kentucky Speedway, Sparta

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Kentucky Speedway is a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) tri-oval speedway in Sparta, Kentucky, which has hosted ARCA, NASCAR and Indy Racing League racing annually since it opened in 2000. The track is currently owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports, Inc.. Before 2008 Jerry Carroll, along with four other investors, were the majority owners of Kentucky Speedway. Depending on layout and configuration the track facility has a grandstand capacity ranging between 69,000 and 107,000.

The speedway has hosted the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, IndyCar Series, and the NASCAR Cup Series.

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  • I received a Ride A Long package as a Christmas 2019 gift. My ride was June 20, 2020 at Kentucky Speedway on a 98 degree day and in the middle of the COVID crisis. There was a shaded area but no...  more »
  • I love how no matter where you are sitting in the stands you can pretty much see the entire track so you don't miss any of the action. Love coming here. Close to home and easy to get in and out of.....  more »
  • Camping and bus service was convenient. All staff were nice. Not an easy place to buy scalped tickets. No outside beer allowed which was a disappointment.
  • Had a great time here. Had passes to visit the garage area and to meet couple drivers and be in the winners circle with Kurt Busch . Everyone we met in the camping area was nice and friendly. Will go back.
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