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Kentucky To Offer Individual Tickets

| , RacinToday.com Thursday, January 6 2011


Sparta, Ky. –  Individual tickets for Kentucky Speedway’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400-mile event and five additional 2011 races will go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 12.

The Saturday night Sprint Cup race featuring five-time champion Jimmie Johnson and all of NASCAR’s top-tier competitors highlights a two-weekend season featuring the most NASCAR and IZOD IndyCar Series action in Kentucky Speedway’s 12-year history.

Reserved Cup tickets are available on six price levels ranging from $70 to $110, depending upon seat location, at the first venue added to the 36-race series schedule since 2001.

“Our season ticket plans helped expand our reach to 39 states as far away as Alaska, which indicates fans cannot wait to see their favorite Sprint Cup Series drivers compete at our venue for the first time,” said Mark Simendinger, Kentucky Speedway general manager. “We’ve worked hard to create a competitive price scale to ensure fans everywhere have the opportunity to experience our atmosphere on July 9 and throughout our six-race season.”

The Sprint Cup event will conclude an opening weekend at the 1.5-mile trioval scheduled to begin with 225 miles of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racing Thursday, July 7, and 300 miles of Nationwide Series action Friday, July 8. The second 2011 tripleheader weekend combines a Saturday, Oct. 1, Camping World Truck Series 225-mile race with a 300-mile IZOD IndyCar Series event and 100-mile Firestone Indy Lights dash on Sunday, Oct. 2.

Reserved Nationwide Series tickets are priced from $40 to $75. One grandstand ticket ranging from $45 to $80 will bring fans a combined 400 miles of IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights action on Oct. 2, while general admission tickets for the July 7 and Oct. 1 Camping World Truck Series visits are $30 or $40.

Race tickets can be purchased with season passes to a variety of infield and reserved campsites, many equipped with electrical service. Season campsite passes cover both 2011 event weekends and are priced between $200 and $600.

Six-race season ticket plans and campsite passes can be reserved at www.kentuckyspeedway.com or by calling 859-578-2300. Fans reserving one to three season ticket plans will receive a 10 percent discount off individual race ticket pricing. Fans reserving four or more season plans will receive a 20 percent discount off individual race ticket pricing along with additional benefits.

All tickets will be available for purchase at www.kentuckyspeedway.com; by calling 888-652-7223 as well as through the track’s offices in Fort Mitchell at 400 Buttermilk Pike and Sparta off of Interstate 71, Exit 57.

| , RacinToday.com Thursday, January 6 2011
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