The Kentucky Speedway has already scheduled an Automobile Racing Club of American (ARCA) stock car competition and a NASCAR Truck Series race for next year.
State Industries Founder Builds NASCAR Speedway
June 16, 2000
John R. Lindahl Sr., chairman emeritus of State Industries, is one of the developers building the Kentucky Speedway, a NASCAR race track scheduled to open next June. The $152 million complex includes a 1.5-mile tri-oval track, featuring 14-degree banking turns. Total capacity will be around 200,000. Three-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion Darrell Waltrip is serving as a consultant. The track is located on a 1,000-acre site in Gallatin County, Kentucky, nearby Cincinnati and Louisville.