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Wednesday July 01, 2015
  • Tony Stewart sees opportunity to turn awful season around at Daytona
  • Nobody needs a shot at redemption more right now than three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart.

  • Chevrolet becomes 3rd major sponsor of Daytona Rising
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Chevrolet is the latest sponsor of Daytona International Speedway's redevelopment project.

  • Watch Dale Jr.'s car get patriotic paint scheme for Daytona
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS will have a patriotic paint scheme at Daytona International Speedway. Watch as Junior's ride gets ready for America's birthday. 

  • NASCAR WAG of the Week: Jordan Fish, the girlfriend of Denny Hamlin
  • Continuing with the return of our Wednesday NASCAR WAG of the Week feature, we introduce Jordan Fish -- the girlfriend of Denny Hamlin. Learn all about Jordan and check out some rarely-seen-photos of her, too.

  • Even with Sonoma win, Kyle Busch facing tall climb to make the Chase
  • On Sunday, Kyle Busch accomplished one of his two goals needed to make the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase by winning the race at Sonoma.

  • Mountain man: Vickers clearly hasn't lost sense of adventure
  • Brian Vickers is a notorious thrill-seeker. While health issues are preventing him from getting behind the wheel of the Michael Waltrip Racing No. 55 Toyota, Vickers is finding other ways to get his adreneline rush. 

  • Daytona offers American flags in exchange for Confederate ones
  • Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

  • Daytona offers American flags in exchange program
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.

  • Wild times: Looking back on 10 of Daytona's biggest controversies
  • Daytona International Speedway has played host to some of the greatest moments in NASCAR history. The legendary 2.5-mile track has also been the site of some of the sport's biggest controversies. We remember 10 ahead of Sunday night's Coke Zero 400.

  • Kyle Busch's infant son 'talks' smack just in time for dad's win
  • Kyle Busch's son, Brexton, is just a little more than five weeks old, but he's clearly already one of his dad's biggest supporters.

    Kentucky Speedway


    Kentucky Speedway Kentucky Speedway
    opened in 2000, but did not host its first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race until 2011. After the long awaited Top NASCAR series event was scheduled it was marred with many logistical problems. As many as 20,000 fans did not even get into the speedway due to a massive traffic jam. Many fans still en route by the halfway point of the race were asked to turn back in order to make it easier on those leaving the race. Due to inadequate parking, several fans were turned away, even though they had tickets. Those who made it to the race were only reported having to wait half an hour or more to use the restroom due to a shortage of facilities.


    Track Info

    Track Address: 4760 Sparta Pike
    Sparta, KY. 41086
    (888)652-7223
    Offical Web Site: KentuckySpeedway.com
    Track Shape: Tri Oval
    Track Length: 1.5 miles
    Front Stretch Length: 1,662 feet
    Back Stretch Length: 1,600 feet
    Banking: 14° Turns
    8° Frontstretch
    4° Backstretch
    Seating Capacity: 66,089
    First Winner: Kyle Busch (2011)
    Most Wins: Kyle Busch (1)
    Lap Record: Kyle Busch 182.803 mph (29.540 sec)

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