In the end, Kentucky Speedway ultimately succumbed to its inability to bring in enough revenue for its parent company. “This was something, while difficult, it is the right business decision,” Speedway Motorsports CEO Marcus Smith said Wednesday in an interview with Fox Sports’ Bob Pockrass.
Will NASCAR ever come back to Kentucky Speedway?
The Kentucky Speedway will not host the NASCAR Cup series in 2021, according to track Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark Simendinger.In a statement released Tuesday, Simendinger said, “Of course, we’re disappointed the Bluegrass State is not on NASCAR’S schedule for 2021, as the past two decades have …
What happened Nashville Speedway?
Closure. Following sluggish attendance for major events and no prospects of gaining a Cup Series event, Dover Motorsports announced that the track would not seek NASCAR sanctions in 2012, effectively shutting it down, on August 3, 2011.
What Nascar tracks are in Florida?
List of NASCAR Tracks
|DAYTONA Road Course||Daytona Beach, FL||NASCAR|
|Darlington Raceway||Darlington, SC||NASCAR|
|Daytona International Speedway||Daytona Beach, FL||NASCAR|
|Dover International Speedway||Dover, DE||Dover Motorsports Inc.|
Does the Kentucky Speedway have lights?
The good news is Kentucky Speedway does have lights in the event weather delays the race at any point.
Is Kentucky Speedway a short track?
Kentucky Motor Speedway is a 3/8-mile short track located in Whitesville, Kentucky. … Kentucky Motor Speedway hosted 2 NASCAR Southeast Series races in 2003 in the 3/8-mile short track layout.
Are there lights at Kentucky Speedway?
Home to one the world’s toughest tri-oval race tracks, the Kentucky Speedway is a NASCAR favorite. Night Lights is ecstatic to call this venue home for our picture-perfect event.