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flow of traffic and also add parking to the track.
Since that weekend SMI, Kentucky Speedway’s parent company has worked to improve conditions and give fans the weekend they should have gotten the first time around.
During a press conference held on Wednesday, Kentucky Speedway outlined the following changes.
- Expanded parking area ( with a total of 173 acres)
- Current grass parking upgraded to include gravel aisles
- Widening of I-71 exit ramp to improve the flow of traffic entering on to Kentucky 35
- Improved plan for both foot and vehicle traffic
- Better campsites, some with electrical service.
“We’re making it better, better, better all the time,” said Smith as he addressed members of the media from all around the globe during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway.
According to information released the amount of money spent on the track is, “north of 80 million dollars since we bought the place,” said Smith addressing the changes being made.
Kentucky will host their second Sprint Cup Series race on June 30.