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NASCAR drivers testing tire compounds at Ky. Speedway

SPARTA, KY (FOX19) -

Several NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers are in Sparta on Wednesday, testing Goodyear tire compounds in preparation for Kentucky Speedway's Quaker State 400.

The race is set for Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Drivers Greg Biffle, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Travis Kvapil, Joey Logano, Mark Martin and David Reutimann are expected to take part in Wednesday's testing.

The Quaker State 400 is the last event of a NASCAR tripleheader that opens Thursday, July 7 with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 and continues Friday, July 8 with the NASCAR Nationwide Series Feed the Children 300.

Tickets can be purchased at the Kentucky Speedway website, www.kentuckyspeedway.com, or by phone at 888-652-7223.

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