Speedvision To Televise "The Kentucky 150"
Speedvision, the nations first and only 24-hour cable network devoted to motorsports, will broadcast "The Kentucky 150", an the ARCA Bondo Mar-Hyde Series event July 2, 2000 at Kentucky Speedway. The green flag is scheduled to drop at 7:30 PM EDT.
Speedvision will be taping the race and will it on Friday July 21, 2000 at 9 PM EDT. The race will also be re-aired on July 22, 2000 at 1 AM EDT and on Monday July 24, 2000 at 1 PM EDT. The race is part of Speedvision's ARCA Bondo Mar-Hyde Series package.
"We are delighted to have Speedvision telecast our race," said Mark F. Cassis, Executive Vice-President and General Manager. "Speedvision has been involved with the ARCA Bondo Mar-Hyde Series for some time and we appreciate them picking up the event."
Speedvision is a network dedicated to everyone who shares a passion for speed and the lifestyle that goes with it. The network has a penetration of almost 27 million homes nationally including over 4.5 million homes in the Tri-State. Time-Warner of Cincinnati, OH and Insight Communications in Northern Kentucky air Speedvision via their digital service. It is also available via cable in Lexington, Louisville, Dayton, Indianapolis and Columbus. The Speedvision Network can also be accessed on satellite via Primestar, Primestar By Direct TV and Dish Network.
"The Kentucky 150" is part of the Kentucky Speedway's second big race weekend. On Saturday, July 1st, ARCA Bondo Mar-Hyde Series teams will qualify and Indy Racing Northern Light Series teams will be testing. Sunday, July 2nd is "The 700 WLW Day at the Races." This day includes IRL testing, a Celebrity Legends Race featuring four NASCAR Winston Cup drivers (Jeremy Mayfield, Michael Waltrip, Kenny Wallace, and Steve Park), "The Kentucky 150" ARCA event and a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day.
Tickets are available for the July 1st and 2nd weekend and all upcoming events at 1-888-652-RACE. Visit the speedway website at www.kentuckyspeedway.com