Kentucky Speedway is situated in Sparta Kentucky. The speedway is now owned and operated by Speedway Motorway Incorporation. It has a seating capacity of 107000 racing fans. But first, its seating capacity was 66000 but increased by the Speedway Incorporations. Its ground broke on 18th July 1998. It was opened for the race on 16th July 2000. The total of $153 million US Dollars is the cost of construction for this speedway. It was constructed by a group and the head of that group was Jerry Carrol. It has a tri-oval track. The track is made of the asphalt surface. It has a length of 1.5 miles with 4 turns. Turn 1 and 2 have 17-degree banking, turn 3 and 4 have 14-degree banking angle, tri-oval has 8 to 10-degree angle and the straight track has 4 degrees of banking. It has a lap record of 221.390 mph held by Sarah Fisher at the IndyCar Series in 2002. After reconfiguring the pit lane, the area was utilized for the purpose of camping on the race weekends. The land has an area of 200 acres that is enough for the face to do camping at the weekends when many major events occur.
Some major events hosted by the raceway include; Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series; Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts, Nascar Xfinity Series; Alsco 300 and VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300, Nascar Camping World Truck Series; Buckle Up in Your Truck 225, ARCA Racing Series and Crosley 150.
Kentucky’s length is divided into two main events occurs on this Speedway. Nascar time and score are using a length that is 1.50 miles. This length used in the series named IRL in their starting race in the year 2000 also. By the time of 2002, IRL time & score is using reconfigured track having a length i.e 1.48 miles.