Kentucky Speedway

Wednesday October 26, 2016
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  • Trevor Bayne sits down with Andrew Doud to talk about competing in triathlons and how his training regimen benefits him on the track.

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  • Radioactive: Talladega - "I smell it. We're going to blow up." | NASCAR RACE HUB
  • Check out all the best scanner audio from the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

  • NASCAR: Five Lessons Learned From Talladega
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  • NASCAR: Kurt Busch Following Path Similar To Newman, Gordon
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  • Vote now: Which of the Chase 8 would you most like to see win title?
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  • Fans weigh in: JGR, Stewart Talladega strategy 'flat-out stunk'
  • In 24-hour poll, race fans express displeasure with drivers laying back at 'Dega.

  • Chuck Norris to introduce drivers prior to NASCAR playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway
  • Texas Motor Speedway is having some fun with the American icon.

  • NASCAR: Where Has The 100 Percent Rule Gone?
  • In sunday's Hellmanns 500 three of the four Joe Gibbs Racing cars plus Tony Stewart stayed in the back all day. They never tried to improve their final position and only wanted to avoid getting in trouble. The JGR boys just needed to finish to make sure they moved through to the next round. NAS...

    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
    Offical Web Site:
    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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