Kentucky Speedway Pre-race News and Notes
Event/Date: Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts (June 29, 2013)
Track: Kentucky Speedway (KY)
Track Length: 1.5 miles
Race Distance: 400 miles (267 laps)
Tune in: NASCAR on TNT at 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Mooresville, NC (June 27, 2013) – Almost halfway through the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Tommy Baldwin Racing makes their way to Kentucky Speedway for the Quaker State 400 on Saturday night to race under the lights.
SANY America continues onward: Experiencing their first season as a NASCAR sponsor, SANY America continues their sponsorship of Dave Blaney’s No. 7 Chevrolet this weekend at Kentucky Speedway.
Blaney on Kentucky: “I am looking forward to getting behind the wheel of my No. 7 Chevrolet this weekend. This track is still very new to the Sprint Cup series and that really levels the playing field in terms of experience. We’re ready to go for Saturday night.”
Welcome back, UME: This weekend United Mining Equipment is back on board the No. 36 Chevrolet with JJ Yeley. UME has been developing, repairing and supplying long wall equipment for 20 years. Together with their sister company PittLite they now offer low cost, leading technology cap lamps throughout the mining industry.
Yeley on Kentucky: “Coming off of a good run at Michigan, I am excited to get back in the No. 36 United Mining Equipment Chevy with my team. Our guys have been working hard to get the car ready for this weekend, and we have a lot to prove.”
Blaney and Yeley by the Numbers: Since the Cup Series started racing at Kentucky in 2011, Blaney has two starts at the speedway, while Yeley has one.