November 28, 2011 - 10:00am
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...
September 7, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Sept. 7, 2011
"After nearly a two week delay, an embattled Metro councilwoman has turned over documents to the panel that recommended her removal from office. But WAVE 3 has obtained records that show that Judy Green didn't submit the information that was requested of her...As both sides prepare for her...
August 31, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Aug. 31, 2011
Public Policy Polling just released their survey on the Kentucky races, and it looks like David Williams is no longer just trying to lose by less than Ernie Fletcher. He’s in Peppy Martin territory. Here’s the bloody carnage:- Steve Beshear — 55 percent- David Williams — 28...
July 11, 2011 - 8:00am
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 - 8:38pm
"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.