NASCAR announced the length of each segment for its new stage-based race format at all the tracks including Kentucky Speedway. The races will consist of three stages with championship implications in each stage. Kentucky Speedway's segments, like the other tracks, will vary based on the race length.
The breakdown will be as follows:
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts:
XFINITY Series Alsco 300 and Visit Myrtle Beach 300:
Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up in Your Truck 225:
In January, NASCAR revealed an enhanced competition format that will be implemented for each of its national series throughout the 2017 season. The new race format is designed to produce more exciting moments throughout the entire race, and season along with playoff point incentives in play for every race.
The 2017 season at Kentucky Speedway begins in July with the return of a NASCAR tripleheader weekend anchored by the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series July 8 Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts. The Camping World Truck Series starts the weekend with a 225-mile event Thursday, July 6 and the XFINITY Series Alsco 300 is Friday, July 7.
The XFINITY Series Visit Myrtle Beach 300 returns to the 1.5-mile tri-oval on Saturday, Sept. 23 along with the ARCA Racing Series Crosley 150 on Friday, Sept. 22 to conclude season's racing.
Fans may purchase season tickets and camping, July weekend packages or individual race tickets now by calling (859) 578-2300 or visiting the Kentucky Speedway ticket office at 1 Speedway Drive, Sparta, Ky., 41086 just off Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 North. Ticket office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.