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Wednesday July 27, 2016
  • Best Indy scanner sound: 'He's a [expletive] idiot like he always is'
  • FS1's "NASCAR Race Hub" brings you the very best scanner sound from Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • NASCAR announces race start times for 2017 season
  • NASCAR has moved a number of races closer to primetime for the 2017 season.

  • 5 crew chiefs who've been suspended for loose lug nuts this season
  • After NASCAR mandated that all five lug nuts must be tightened or face the consequences, there have been a total of five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chiefs who've been suspended for lug nut violations so far this season.

  • Jimmie Johnson participates in triathlon for his foundation
  • Jimmie Johnson took home the hardware in a triathlon for his foundation?s wellness challenge.

  • Kevin Harvick has unique way of putting his son in timeout
  • Timeouts work a little differently in the Harvick household.

  • Rodney Childers suspended 1 race by NASCAR for loose lug nut
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Kevin Harvick for an improperly installed lug nut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Nationwide Dale Jr. Moment of the Week: Indianapolis
  • For the second week in a row, someone other than Dale Earnhardt Jr. piloted the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car, but as far as fill-in drivers go, Jeff Gordon's not a bad option. #NASCAR #NW88JR @Nationwide88

  • Kevin Harvick's crew chief suspended after lug nut violation at Indy
  • Rodney Childers, crew chief for Kevin Harvick, will miss Sunday's race at Pocono Raceway after a lug nut violation at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Which Sprint Cup driver has the best shot to win second championship?
  • Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski all have one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. But, who has the best shot to win a second title this year? FOX NASCAR analyst Larry McReynolds takes a look.

  • First day of Watkins Glen testing 'really slick' for Sprint Cup teams
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams complete the first of a two-day test at the newly repaved Watkins Glen International road course.

    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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