SPARTA, Ky.  - The Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts will return to the Bluegrass State for the sixth time Saturday night July 9, 2016 to anchor another NASCAR tripleheader weekend. The weekend opens with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Thursday, July 7, followed by the NASCAR XFINITY Series on Friday, July 8. The XFINITY Series also returns to the 1.5-mile tri-oval Saturday, September 24. All races are at night.

"We are thrilled to maintain our summer race weekend at the end of the holiday week," said Kentucky Speedway general manager Mark Simendinger. "We had an overwhelmingly positive response to this weekend in 2015 and our primary goal was to retain this date."

The track will host the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Crosley 150 Sept. 23, 2016. It will be the 23rd visit in the tracks series history.

"We are proud of our association with the ARCA Racing Series and excited to host them again in 2016. Past ARCA winners at Kentucky include Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. It has been a notable starting point for some great careers," said General Manager Mark Simendinger.

The NASCAR XFINITY Series will make its second appearance at the track next season Saturday, Sept. 24 with the ARS to conclude a September weekend of racing at the track 1.5-mile tri-oval. 

Fans are able to purchase season tickets and camping, July weekend package or individual race tickets now by calling (859) 578-2300 or visiting the Kentucky Speedway ticket office at 1 Speedway Drive, Sparta, Ky., 41086 just off Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 North. Ticket office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.