Kentucky Speedway makes statement about the Sprint Cup traffic nightmare

SPARTA, KY (FOX19) - Kentucky Speedway makes a statement regarding the traffic getting to the first Sprint Cup Series 'Quaker State 400.

General Manager Mark Simendinger made the statement on Sunday about the traffic:

"Kentucky Speedway regrets the traffic conditions surrounding the 'Quaker State 400.' We're committed to working with NASCAR, state and local officials and traffic experts to assure that this never happens again. The details of these improvements will be announced over time as they are formulated.

"We also recognize the traffic problems resulted in some fans not being able to attend the 'Quaker State 400.' We are gathering information on this and will announce a policy for these affected fans within seven days.

"Our 'Quaker State 400' ticket holders are invited to share their experiences with us through  We thank all our fans for giving the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series such a great welcome to our venue."

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