Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway Schedule
The Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway is one of the newer events
on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, having held its inaugural event in 2011, but it has wasted no time in becoming one of the
hottest events in all of NASCAR. In just its fourth year the Quaker State 400 has already been able to bring in some of the
biggest names in racing to compete for its championship and with the big name drivers comes hordes of hard core NASCAR fans
who make for an incredible environment at Kentucky Speedway each summer. The 400.5 mile, 267 lap race has made a name for
itself quickly in the stock car racing community as one of the most hotly contested and exciting events of the NASCAR season.
2014 Quaker State 400 will take place on Saturday, June 28th at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky and on that day all
of the eyes of the racing world will be firmly trained one the race. The event regularly sells out and fans come from all
over the country to be a part of one of the most talked about races in the Sprint Cup Series. Attending a big race like the
Quaker State 400 is the only way to fully understand the skill, power, and speed on display at a NASCAR event, no matter how
many races you have watched at home. No stock car racing fans in the world would want to miss out on the chance to see the
Quaker State 400 and you can get your tickets right now from StubHub and start planning you June trip to Kentucky immediately.
Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway History
Despite debuting recently in 2011, the Quaker State 400 has already
quickly become ingrained in the hearts and minds of NASCAR fans all over the world. If you are looking to see some of the
best stock car drivers in the world there is no better place to be than at Kentucky Speedway each June. The winner of the
2011 race was Kyle Busch but there has yet to be a two-time winner in the history of the contest as Brad Keselowski won in
2012 and Matt Kenseth won in 2013. As a team Joe Gibbs Racing has won the event twice in 2011 and 2013 while Chevrolet has
also won twice during the same years.
Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Quaker State 400 has become one of the most popular races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in just a few short years since
the first race was held in 2011. Taking place at Kentucky Speedway each year, a warm June evening in Kentucky begins to seethe
with horsepower and adrenaline as the best drivers in NASCAR show up in the city to compete for one of the most coveted prizes
of the circuit, the Quaker State 400. Sure, fame and money are on hand for the winners of the race, but most drivers are doing
it for their team and compete out of pride. The winner of the Sprint Cup Series is determined by total finishing positions
as well as total laps led during races, so each race, and indeed each lap, is of utmost importance to the proud racers looking
to finish the season at the top of their sport. Each and every event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is full of fierce competition,
roaring engines, and neck breaking speed.
There are countless NASCAR fans who are more
than happy to watch a major race at home on their televisions while relaxing on their couch, but there is nothing that quite
compares to actually being in the stands for a major NASCAR race like the Quaker State 400. From the tailgating and barbecuing
leading up to the race with the flags of the spectators' favorite teams and drivers proudly flying outside of the race track
to the moment you enter the speedway you know that there is a whole new level of excitement when you actually watch a race
in person. The smell of the gasoline, the roars of the engines, and the screeching tires as they hit a turn all make for an
experience that borderlines on sensory overload and makes NASCAR one of the most popular sports in the United States. Be sure
to be there in Sparta, Kentucky for the Quaker State 400 to be part of an event you will never forget.
Quaker State 400 has always been a very popular event, but that does not mean it has been smooth sailing right from the get
go. In 2011, the first year of the race, there was a huge traffic delay and there was not enough parking for the speedway,
forcing some fans to be sent away. The problem was easily fixed before the next race and a larger parking lot was built so
no similar problems have occurred since.