WUBE-FM in Cincinnati and Kentucky Speedway have renewed a partnership that will fill the B-105 Country Soundstage with top country musicians prior to every feature race of the 2004 Kentucky Speedway season.

The speedway will host a pre-race concerts prior to the May 8 ARCA RE/MAX Series "Channel 5-205," the June 19 NASCAR Busch Series "Meijer 300," the July 10 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series "Built Ford Tough 225 Presented by The Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers," the Aug. 15 "Belterra Casino Indy 300" and the Sept. 18 "V-TAPS Triple Header Fall Classic."

"When you think country music in the Greater Cincinnati market, you think B-105," Kentucky Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark F. Cassis said. "Program Director Tim Closson is a true industry veteran and we look forward to another great musical line-up in 2004."

Specific entertainers will be named on future dates. Past speedway pre-race concerts have featured Brad Paisley, Mark Wills, Tammy Cochran, Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw and Chely Wright.

B-105 receives event tickets, signage and other advertising and promotional considerations under the terms of the partnership.

Kentucky Speedway opens its 2004 season May 7-8 with the "Channel 5-205" and the debut of the American Speed Association in "The Kentucky 125." Season tickets go on sale Oct. 1 and singe-event ticket sales begin Jan. 5, 2004. Log on to www.kentuckyspeedway.com for complete ticket and schedule information.