The window for placing $50 priority deposits on our 2011 six-race season ticket plans will expire Oct. 10.

Fans that place a priority deposit will be able to begin selecting their seat locations when they are contacted by our representatives beginning Monday, Oct. 11. Season ticket plans will go on sale to the public Nov. 1.

The 2011 Kentucky Speedway schedule consists of two tripleheader weekends spotlighting the best in NASCAR and open-wheel action. An inaugural July 9 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race concludes an opening weekend that showcases the first Thursday night NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event in speedway history on July 7 and a 300-mile NASCAR Nationwide Series battle on Friday, July 8. The second tripleheader combines a Saturday, October 1 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race with a 300-mile IZOD IndyCar Series event and 100-mile Firestone Indy Lights dash on Sunday, October 2.

Those who wish to place a non-refundable deposit on 2011 season ticket plans before the deadline may do so by clicking the "Get 2011 Season Tickets" graphic at the top of the right column on the home page of this Web site or the "Learn More about our 2011 Season Tickets" graphic just below the newsline on the home page. Fans also may call speedway ticket representatives at 859-578-2300 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., weekdays. Interested parties also may visit the speedway office at 400 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 100, in Ft. Mitchell, Ky., or the temporary ticket office and gift shop in Sparta, Ky., located off of Interstate 71, Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 N just past speedway Entrance 3.

Season ticket plans will include a reserved seat to the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights races as well as general admission tickets to both NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.

Plan seat locations will be offered in prime grandstand seating areas, including the new 19,000-seat Ohio Tower and Kentucky Tower grandstands that will feature chair-back seats.

Five price levels reflect a discount off single-event ticket pricing. Customers ordering one to three plans will receive a 10 percent discount with prices ranging from $199 to $309 per plan. Those reserving four or more plans will receive a 20 percent discount with prices ranging $179 to $279 per plan. Plan owners will have the right to renew reserved seat locations for future seasons, expand their ticket order for future seasons, change seat locations for future seasons and take advantage of an optional payment plan.

Plan owners also will receive one infield FanZone pass voucher good for either day of the October event weekend with each plan reserved as well as priority notice on opportunities to purchase individual tickets for 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and IZOD IndyCar Series events at a 15 percent discount should individual race tickets be available.

"We worked hard to deliver tremendous value and are pleased our fans have given the ticket plans a warm reception during our renewal period. It's the best time to be counted among our most loyal supporters and we're here to help all who wish to be a part of the historic, once-in-a-lifetime moment when we become the first new venue in a decade to play host to a Sprint Cup Series event," Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger said.

Story by Mike Schmaltz

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