Kentucky Speedway

Sunday March 01, 2015
  • Hamlin, Gordon, McMurray involved in big Atlanta wreck
  • A relatively uneventful NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway is interrupted when Denny Hamlin gets loose and triggers a big wreck that also collects the cars driven by Jeff Gordon and Jamie McMurray, among others. The incident eliminates all three drivers from the race. 

  • Sprint Cup race start delayed by rain; FOX pre-race coverage continues
  • The start of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway has been delayed by rain. The good news is the rains have stopped and the forecast is good for the remainder of the day. 

  • Live on FOX: Follow the Atlanta action on TV and RaceTrax
  • Keep up with your favorite drivers with live scoring and up-to-the-second tweets throughout today's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. 

  • Best of RaceDay: Partnership with a U.S. President, Gordon's first win
  • Best of RaceDay videos: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talks about his unique partnership with NASCAR back in the day, and a look back at Jeff Gordon's very first NASCAR win, which came at Atlanta Motor Speedway in what was then the Busch Series.

  • Sights & Sounds: A soggy, but drying, Atlanta Motor Speedway
  • It is a cold and soggy morning at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but the Air Titans are on the track and teams are preparing for 500 miles today for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. 

  • Shop 'til you drop: NASCAR aims to make the experience super
  • As traditional merchandise haulers begin getting fazed out at tracks around the country, NASCAR gears up to turn the shopping experience on race weekends into something truly super.

  • Taking in the two wheels: NASCAR stars turn out for Atlanta Supercross event
  • With both the NASCAR race and Monster Energy Supercross event in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend, many of the Sprint Cup Series' biggest stars headed to the Georgia Dome Saturday night for some two-wheel action in the dirt. 

  • Vote now on RaceDay question on your mobile device
  • Fans can vote now on the FOX Sports Connect Live RaceDay question as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series gets ready to roll at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

  • Team Penske, sponsor MillerCoors set to celebrate 25th anniversary
  • The 2015 season marks the 25th anniversary of Team Penske's relationship with sponsor MillerCoors in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the team plans to celebrate in a special way. Fans will be permitted to vote on a special commemorative throwback paint scheme for driver Brad Keselowski's No. 2 car. 

  • Must-see TV: Why you need to tune into today's Sprint Cup race
  • Here are five reasons why you cannot afford to miss today's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The green flag is scheduled to drop shortly after 1 p.m. and the race will be televised by FOX Sports.

    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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