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.