Kentucky Speedway to place single race tickets on sale starting Feb. 8

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SPARTA, Ky. – Kentucky Speedway will place single race tickets for its five NASCAR races including the June 30 Sprint Cup Series “Quaker State 400” on sale Feb. 8 at 9 a.m., and allow customers to carry coolers in to all events for the first time in speedway history.  

 Single race ticket prices for five NASCAR events scheduled June 28-30 and Sept. 21-22 will not increase. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Quaker State 400” tickets range from $75 to $110 and NASCAR Nationwide Series race tickets range from $45 to $75 based on seat location. All NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race tickets are $30 or $40 for reserved seats.

 Customers can purchase tickets at www.kentuckyspeedway.com, 888-652-7223 and through speedway offices at 1 Speedway Drive in Sparta, Ky., 41086, just off Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Ky. State Highway 35. Five-race season ticket plans, three-race June weekend ticket packages, season and single-weekend campsites along with daily infield Fan Zone passes remain on sale by phone and online. Calls regarding season tickets, camping and Fan Zone passes should be directed to 859-578-2300.   

 Coolers will be limited in size to 14 inches by 14 inches by 14 inches. Customers will be able to carry in snacks, unopened soft drinks and water to enjoy during events. Kentucky law prohibits alcoholic beverages of any kind to be carried through the speedway gates.

 “I know our fans will be excited by the new cooler policy,” Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger said. “We will support the change by increasing the number of access points and personnel to assure a smooth entry.

“Guests also will notice more fan-friendly changes this season such as additional restrooms, more free trams, a new tram bridge, vastly expanded parking, reinforced parking lots and campsites as well as improved automotive and pedestrian traffic flows. Our schedule could not have shaped up any better and we cannot wait to showcase our facility.”

 The Sprint Cup Series “Quaker State 400” anchors a season-opening weekend that also spotlights the NASCAR Nationwide Series “Feed The Children 300” on Friday, June 29 and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series “UNOH 225” on Thursday, June 28. NASCAR action returns to the Bluegrass State for a doubleheader weekend consisting of a 300-mile Nationwide Series battle on Saturday, Sept. 22 and a 225-mile Camping World Truck Series tilt on Friday, Sept. 21.