Kentucky Speedway

Wednesday July 23, 2014
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. wins Mudsummer Classic
  • ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year.

  • Bubba time: Darrell Wallace Jr. captures riveting Eldora truck race
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. holds off Kyle Larson in a fantastic finish on the dirt at Eldora Speedway. It is Wallace's second win of the season and the third of his career.

  • Old school: Everybody at Eldora knows Norm's name
  • NASCAR Trucks: With a race team comprised of volunteers and trucks from his own 2-car garage at home, Norm Benning delivered one of the moments of the night last year at Eldora.

  • Troops entertain Junior, Rahal
  • EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal are used to occasional fireworks when drivers get upset at the track.

  • It's official: Erik Jones to start from Truck Series pole at Eldora
  • Erik Jones credited with winning the pole in unique single-truck qualifying setup for tonight's Camping World Truck Series race at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

  • Love hurts: Dale Earnhardt Jr. gives dating advice on Twitter
  • If you're a NASCAR fan and you need dating advice, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is here to help.

  • Welcome to the dirty side: Trucks return to Eldora
  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers hit the dirt track at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday in Rossburg, Ohio.

  • Why has Tony Stewart invested so much in Eldora?
  • Tony Stewart recounts all of the events that led up to his ownership of Eldora Speedway and the creation of the Mudsummer Classic.

  • DW on dirt: Remembering Waltrip's wild ride with Tony Stewart
  • NASCAR on FOX's Darrell Waltrip is a living legend who's seen it all. But in 2012, DW got in the passenger seat of Tony Stewart's Modified dirt late model at Eldora Speedway for the ride of his life.

  • Pressure's on: Ex-college athletes audition for Hendrick pit crew
  • Coy Wire and Kaitlyn Vincie visit Hendrick Motorsports, where ex-college athletes get the chance to show their talents and fight for a potential spot on a Hendrick Motorsports pit crew.

    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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