Kentucky Speedway is unveiling fan-friendly "Big Deals" designed to enhance the race-day experience and help guests save money on regularly-priced event tickets.

The four-weekend, six-race 2009 season opens Saturday, May 9 with the ARCA RE/MAX Series "Drive Smart. Buckle-Up! Kentucky 150." Offers are available for the June 13 NASCAR Nationwide Series "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz," the July 18 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" and August 1 IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's."

All race days will include a prerace concert with a nationally-known artist. The full concert schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

The following "Big Deals" are available in through a special section of this Web site located at the top of the right column and by calling 888-652-RACE (7223) or 859-578-2328.

The 2009 "Big Deals" are:

Affordable Fun Pak The AFP conveniently delivers four race tickets, four hot dogs and four Pepsi fountain drinks for one convenient price. AFPs are available for $125, $135 and $145 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz" and for $100, $110 and $120 for both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" and IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's." AFP seats are located in all sections of Grandstand 5 and subject to availability. AFPs can be reserved through the "Big Deals" section of www.kentuckypseedway.com or by phone 888-652-RACE.

Be a "Front Row Joe!" Guests can become a "Front Row Joe" and save as much as $25 per ticket while enjoying a front stretch view of the race action from Rows 1-5 of Grandstand 5. Fans can reserve as many as 10 tickets priced at $25 for our NASCAR Nationwide Series "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz" and $20 each for our NASCAR Camping World Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" and IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's." Tickets can be reserved through the "Big Deals" section of www.kentuckypseedway.com or by phone 888-652-RACE.

Infield Invaders Fans can upgrade their race-day experience and cheer their favorite NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and IndyCar Series drivers from the speedway prerace stage area through the "Infield Invaders" offer. Guests will enjoy a full day of cold pit and Victory Lane area access before being escorted to a prime spot to view driver introductions. Advance passes are $40 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz" and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers." Passes are $50 for our IndyCar Series "Meijer 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's" and include garage access. Quantities for each event are limited and passes must be accompanied by a grandstand ticket. Fans can reserve an Infield Invaders pass through the "Big Deals" section of www.kentuckyspeedway.com or by phoning 888-652-RACE.

Own a Race Lap Fans are able to own a real piece of a NASCAR or IndyCar Series race for $150 by placing either their name or a corporation name on an official NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series or IndyCar Series race lap. The lap package includes a personalized race lap certificate, two cold pit passes, recognition in the speedway official souvenir race program and a public address announcement. Lap sponsorship deadlines are May 29 for the June 13 "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz," June 29 for the July 18 "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" and July 20 for the "Meijer Indy 300." Fans can take advantage of this first-of-its-kind Kentucky Speedway offering by calling 859-578-2328.

Buy Two Tickets, Own a Race Lap for Half Price! Guests may own a race lap for $75 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz," NASCAR Camping World Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" or IndyCar Series "Meijer Indy 300" when they purchase two full-price race tickets those events. Lap ownership includes two cold pit passes, a personalized race lap certificate, recognition in our official souvenir race program and a public address announcement. Lap sponsorship deadlines are May 29 for the June 13 "Meijer 300 Presented by Ritz," June 29 for the July 18 "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers" and July 20 for the "Meijer Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy's." Fans can phone 888-652-RACE (7223) or visit the Tickets page of this Web site to reserve tickets, then phone 859-578-2328 and provide their confirmation code to receive the lap ownership discount.

Value-packed Kentucky Speedway season ticket plans are on sale now and from $165 to $255, meaning fans can enjoy a reserved seat for each of the six race events for as little as $27.50. Benefit-rich plans also include VIP parking for each event which can be exchanged for general campground admission for a savings of $30, one cold pit pass for each race day with each ticket purchased and the opportunity to purchase additional race tickets at a discount.

Ticket plans can be reserved and renewed online at http://www.kentuckyspeedway.com, by calling 859-578-2300 and by visiting the Kentucky Speedway ticket office in Ft. Mitchell, Ky., at 400 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 100 near the Montgomery Inn restaurant or the track Fan Center located off of Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 N in Sparta, Ky.

Single-race tickets are on sale and can be reserved by calling 888-652-RACE (7223), through the tickets pages of the official track Web site, speedway ticket offices and Meijer stores.

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