November 28, 2011 - 9:00am
The Louisville Motor Speedway is an industrial park today however that doesn't take away from its history.
Before the Kentucky speedway opened in 2000 the preeminent race track in the commonwealth of Kentucky was located right here in the Derby City- the Louisville Motor Speedway.So many remember it as yet another track in the city in which speed mattered. Opened in 1988 the track was built for just...
November 15, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Nov. 15, 2011
"Using historic public education reforms already well under way as a foundation, the state has submitted its application asking to be relieved of some requirements under the federal No Child Left Behind Act." [WLKY]
July 11, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for July 11, 2011
"One day after traffic backups marred the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway, track officials apologized for the problem and promised it would not be repeated. Speedway officials also said Sunday that they would decide within a week how they will deal with ticketholders...
July 8, 2011 - 7:38pm
"This Sprint Cup race will draw more than 100,000 guests, millions of dollars in economic impact for Kentucky and a national television audience."
Gov. Steve Beshear went up to the new track at Sparta, Ky., today—on the eve of the Quaker State 400—and touted the arrival of the NASCAR race at the Kentucky Speedway and Kentucky’s proud connections to auto racing.
July 7, 2011 - 8:00am
Today marks the first day of festivities in the Kentucky Speedway's "Quaker 400" an event which leads up to the first leg of the Sprint Cup Series.
Today commences the opening of events at the Kentucky Speedway, as NASCAR fans turn their collective attention to the Sprint Series, a series which has proved its legacy through the years. Marking the opening of festivities which are sure to be raucous if, for no other reason, this is the inaugural...