Insight Communications To Sponsor Kentucky Speedway Pole Night
Kentucky Speedway announces that Insight Communications of Kentucky will sponsor its June 18 Pole Event featuring NASCAR Busch Series qualifying and a 150-mile NASCAR Kodak Southeast Series race. The $152-million facility also announces that 700 WLW-AM Radio in Cincinnati (July 9) and The Louisville Courier-Journal (August 14) have renewed Pole Event sponsorships for the 2004 season.
"We're thrilled to welcome Insight Communications as our newest Pole Event sponsor and to be continuing our long-standing relationships with 700 WLW-AM Radio and The Louisville Courier-Journal. With five weekends of racing and entertainment, we're bringing our fans 'More in '04,' and look forward to partnering with all of our event sponsors to provide fans with great family entertainment."
Insight Communications (NASDAQ: ICCI) is the ninth-largest cable operator in the United States, serving approximately 1.4 million customers in the four contiguous states of Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Insight specializes in offering bundled, state-of-the-art services in mid-sized communities, delivering basic and digital video, high-speed data and the recent deployment of voice telephony in selected markets to its customers.
"As one of the nation's most progressive cable operators, we partnered with Kentucky Speedway to help raise valuable market awareness among our current and future customers in Louisville, Lexington and Northern Kentucky," Insight Communications Senior Vice President of Video Services Gregg Graff said. "Kentucky Speedway is a great asset to Northern Kentucky and we're pleased to partner with the facility to bring its fans a great evening of race action."
700 WLW AM Cincinnati enters its fifth season of involvement with Kentucky Speedway. Known as Greater Cincinnati's "Big One" the 50,000-watt ClearChannel Communications station features frequent local news, traffic and weather updates as well as popular sports and news talk shows featuring local and nationally syndicated personalities.
Owned by the Gannett Company and first published in 1868, The Louisville Courier-Journal is Kentucky's largest newspaper and brings its award-winning coverage to more than 500,000 readers. Its Sunday edition alone reaches more than 670,000 readers. The publication's Web site, www.courier-journal.com, receives nearly eight million page views each month.
Kentucky Speedway season tickets are on sale now and can be reserved online at www. kentuckyspeedway.com or by phone at 859-578-2300. Single-event ticket sales begin Monday, Jan. 5, 2004. Fans can purchase single-event tickets online at www.kentuckyspeedway.com or www.tickets.com and by phone at 1-888-652-RACE. Tickets also are available through Tickets.com outlets including Meijer stores and the speedway ticket offices located at 2216 Dixie Hwy., Ste. 200, Ft. Mitchell, Ky., and in the Turn 3 Fan Center in Sparta, Ky.
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