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Kentucky GM Issues Statement On Traffic Woes

| , RacinToday.com Sunday, July 10 2011

Traffic lined up for miles both before and after Saturday's race. Some ticket-holding fans were turned away. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)


Kentucky Speedway issued a statement on Sunday concerning the traffic problems which occurred at the track before, during and after Saturday’s Sprint Cup race there.

In the statement, Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger said:

“Kentucky Speedway regrets the traffic conditions surrounding the ‘Quaker State 400.’ We’re committed to working with NASCAR, state and local officials and traffic experts to assure that this never happens again. The details of these improvements will be announced over time as they are formulated.

“We also recognize the traffic problems resulted in some fans not being able to attend the ‘Quaker State 400.’ We are gathering information on this and will announce a policy for these affected fans within seven days.

“Our ‘Quaker State 400’ ticket holders are invited to share their experiences with us through fans@kentuckyspeedway.com. We thank all our fans for giving the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series such a great welcome to our venue.”

| , RacinToday.com Sunday, July 10 2011
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