U.S. Legend Cars International competition will scorch the Kentucky Speedway paved quarter-mile track on select weekends in July and October.

The Family Affordable Speedway Tour (FAST) Midwest Series will feature competitors from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana in addition to those from as far away as New York, Texas, Missouri and Georgia. Legends, Bandolero and Roadster races will be staged on the Kentucky Speedway paved quarter-mile track and are open to the public.

Upcoming FAST Midwest Series Kentucky Speedway weekends will be July 24-25 and Oct. 2-3.

Speedway gates will open at 9:00 a.m., each day this weekend. Adult admission is $15 and children age eight and younger will be admitted free.

"A family-oriented atmosphere makes our races special at Kentucky Speedway. It's almost a festival in the pits with families becoming bonded by their love of racing," FAST Midwest Series Race Director Greg Hewald said.

The FAST Midwest Kentucky Speedway schedule will spotlight events on Friday, June 11 during NASCAR Nationwide Series "Click it or Ticket. Buckle-up Kentucky Practice Night" and the "Bando Summer Nationals" on July 17.

Log on to www.fastmidwest.com for more information

US Legend Cars, Inc. is a subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: TRK), a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. A 100,000 square-foot 600 Racing Inc., facility in Harrisburg, N.C., is capable of producing as many as 40 racecars a month. Racecars are available through a worldwide network featuring 50 exclusive dealers in the US, Canada and Europe

Story by Mike Schmaltz

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