Kentucky Speedway fans will be able to see a live preview of the 2010 Indianapolis 500 when drivers Marco Andretti, Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti, Danica Patrick, Will Power, Dan Wheldon and more test their IZOD IndyCar Series machines on Kentucky Speedway's 1.5-mile tri-oval May 4.

Testing opens with Firestone Indy Lights competitors on May 3. Practice sessions are scheduled from noon to 6:00 p.m. both days and fans can view for free from a designated area outside the Turn 3 Fan Center located off of I-71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 North.

Kentucky Speedway will play host to IZOD IndyCar Series Race No. 14 of 17 on Saturday, Sept. 4. The track will conclude its first Labor Day Weekend celebration with a primetime 300-mile IndyCar Series race along with the Firestone Indy Lights "Drive Smart. Buckle-Up! Kentucky 100." The action-packed doubleheader holiday weekend will open Sept. 3 with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers."

The speedway will open its 2010 season June 11-12 when Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski and their fellow NASCAR Nationwide Series stars lay claim to the 1.5-mile tri-oval track. The weekend will begin with "Drive Smart. Click it or Ticket. Practice Day" and close out with the "Meijer 300 presented by Ritz" Saturday.

Four affordable Kentucky Speedway season ticket plans and single-race tickets are on sale now.

Season plans are priced as low as $139 and include stellar benefits such as the right to renew seat locations for future seasons, parking and infield access passes as well as discounts off the purchase of additional single-race tickets.

Single-race tickets are priced between $40 and $80 depending on event and seat location. The speedway also is offering Big Deals! specials that start at $20 for select seat locations and Affordable Fun Paks that bundle four race tickets, four hot dogs and four fountain drinks for one convenient price.

Click the Tickets icon on this Web site to reserve plans, seats and Big Deals.

Story by Mike Schmaltz

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