Kentucky Speedway Gears Up for 2008 Season
Single event tickets for the 10-event, six-weekend Kentucky Speedway season went on sale today at 9:00 a.m.
The facility's ninth season will open May 10 with the ARCA RE/MAX Series "Drive Smart Buckle-Up Kentucky 150. " The 150-mile street stock "Frank Kimmel Enduro Nationals II" will be held May 24 and will be followed by a June 14 visit from the NASCAR Nationwide Series for the "Meijer 300 Presented by Oreo." The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will contest the "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" will be held will be held July 12 and will precede the IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300" Aug. 9. The season will come to a thunderous close Sept. 20 with a visit from the Major League of Monster Trucks. Each main event will be include a concert with a nationally known artist. The concert schedule will be announced a future date. The track also will play host to a Fanfest event Aug. 8 during which fans will be able to tour garage areas, participate in race-related family activities and receive autographs from their favorite competitors.
Season race plans also are available and on sale now. Phone 859-578-2300 to reserve season plans or 888-652-RACE to reserve single event tickets. Fans also can visit Kentucky Speedway ticket offices at 200 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 100 in Ft. Mitchell, Ky., next to Montgomery Inn or the speedway Fan Center off of I-71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 in Sparta, Ky. Tickets also can be reserved online through the tickets pages of this Web site.
Story by Mike Schmaltz
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