Officials Announce Kentucky Speedway Traffic, Parking Improvements

By Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio The Kentucky Speedway and state government have announced a plan to alleviate traffic congestion at the track on major race days. This summer’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup race was marred by a traffic jam and parking shortage that left thousands of motorists stranded for hours. Now, the track’s owner […]

Officials Vow To Correct Speedway Traffic Problems

By Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Two of Kentucky’s political leaders are looking for ways to fix the traffic problems that plagued the NASCAR Sprint Cup race last weekend. Governor Steve Beshear called the weekend an overall success, but says changes need to be made so another traffic bottleneck and parking fiasco at the Kentucky […]

Legislative Session Ends In Frankfort

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The 2009 session of the Kentucky General Assembly came to an early end Thursday. Governor Steve Beshear’s incentive package, which included tax breaks for the Kentucky Speedway, was among legislation failing to win final passage before lawmakers left town. Track officials were hoping to use the incentives to attract […]