Kentucky Speedway

June 22, 2013

Mark Story: Why has Kentucky stopped producing Sprint Cup drivers?

Thanks to a remarkable group of drivers all from Owensboro, the state of Kentucky had native drivers playing a significant role at the highest level of NASCAR from the 1970s into the mid-2000s. Now, to the chagrin of Kentucky Speedway officials, there are no Kentuckians driving in the Sprint Cup Series. We examine why that is?

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