Official questions impact of NASCAR race coming to neighboring county
By Molly Haines
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:31 am
With the NASCAR Sprint Cup series race only months away, local officials are beginning to weigh in on the economic impact the race could have on Owen County.
The announcement of the Sprint Cup race coming to Kentucky Speedway, located off the Sparta exit on I-71, was made last August.
Since the announcement of the Sprint Cup, the Kentucky Speedway has increased its stadium seating from 66,000 to 105,000.
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