Kentucky Speedway losing its NASCAR races in 2021, will be ‘multi-use rental complex’ Kentucky Speedway will no longer be hosting the NASCAR Cup Series, a little more than 20 years after its debut. The Athletic’s Jordan Bianchi was first to report the news.
Why is Nascar not racing at Kentucky Speedway?
NASCAR cuts Kentucky Speedway from 2021 schedule; local economy to lose millions. SPARTA, Ky. (WKRC) – NASCAR left the Kentucky Speedway off its 2021 race schedule. It will cost the local economy millions of dollars.
Does Nascar still race at Kentucky Speedway?
The Kentucky Speedway will not host the NASCAR Cup series in 2021, according to track Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark Simendinger. … Simendinger did not give a reason for losing the series.
Where is the Nascar race in Kentucky?
Kentucky Speedway is a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) tri-oval speedway in Sparta, Kentucky, which has hosted ARCA, NASCAR and Indy Racing League racing annually since it opened in 2000. The track is currently owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports, Inc..
|Opened||June 16, 2000|
|Construction cost||$153 million|
Who owns Kentucky Speedway?
Who won the Nascar race in Kentucky today?
Cole Custer, a Cup Series rookie who entered the weekend 25th in points, won Sunday’s race at Kentucky with a masterful final restart from the fourth position. He muscled his way to the lead while taking the white flag, going four-wide with Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr.
How big is the Nashville Superspeedway track?
It is a concrete oval track 1 1/3 miles (2.145 km) long. Nashville Superspeedway is owned by NeXovation, having been sold by Dover Motorsports, which owns Dover International Speedway.
What time is the Nascar race at Kentucky Speedway today?
NASCAR schedule 2020
|Sun., June 28||Pocono||4 p.m. ET|
|Sun., July 5||Indianapolis||4 p.m. ET|
|Sun., July 12||Kentucky||2:30 p.m. ET|
|Wed., July 15||Bristol (All-Star Race)||8:30 p.m. ET|
How long does the Quaker State 400 last?
The Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart, commonly known as simply the Quaker State 400, was a 400.5-mile (644.5 km) annual NASCAR Cup Series race held at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.
Quaker State 400 (Kentucky)
|NASCAR Cup Series|
|Distance||400.5 mi (644.5 km)|
|Laps||267 (Stages 1/2: 80 each Final stage: 107)|
Are there lights at Kentucky Speedway?
Every ticket comes with a personal sky lantern, a marker to craft your message to the skies, and a lighter to light your lantern’s fuel cell. … Night Lights has received a permit for lighting and releasing lanterns (in most places, this practice is illegal unless you have a permit in place).
Is Kentucky Speedway a short track?
Kentucky Motor Speedway is a 3/8-mile short track located in Whitesville, Kentucky. The track was built in 1960, as a 1/4-mile track, with an infield figure 8 crossover added in 1981. … Kentucky Motor Speedway hosted 2 NASCAR Southeast Series races in 2003 in the 3/8-mile short track layout.
Does Nascar own SMI?
Speedway Motorsports, LLC is an American company that owns and manages auto racing facilities that host races sanctioned by NASCAR, IndyCar Series, NHRA, World of Outlaws and other racing series.
|Acquired date||May 22, 2008|
What tracks are owned by Nascar?
|Darlington Raceway||Darlington, SC||1.366 miles (2.198 km)|
|Daytona International Speedway||Daytona Beach, FL||2.5 miles (4.0 km)|
|Homestead-Miami Speedway||Homestead, FL||1.5 miles (2.4 km)|
|Kansas Speedway||Kansas City, KS|
What tracks are owned by SMI?
The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates the following premier facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway, and Texas Motor Speedway.