More NASCAR oval news as iRacing announces a rescanned Kentucky Speedway ready for release as part of 2020 Season 3.
The current iRacing version of the tri-oval will now become the “Legacy Kentucky Speedway 2011”, and if you bought it in the last 24 months, you’ll get the rescanned and updated circuit for free.
The 1.5 mile tri-oval speedway in Sparta, Kentucky is a pretty new circuit opened in 2000. And it’s hosted the various NASCAR series and support racing, ARCA, and the IndyCar series.
The layout was repaced and partially reconfigured in 2016 due to drainage issues, with the width narrowed for turns 1 and 2, and the banking increased to 17 degrees from 14.
Since the first NASCAR Cup Series event in 2011, there have been just four winners at Kentucky Speedway. Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski have taken three victories each in the Quaker State 400, with Martin Truex Jr taking two wins, and Matt Kenseth the other member of the winning quartet.
It’s just one of a lot of new content coming to iRacing 2020 Season 3. There’s a total of five new cars with the Indy Pro 2000, the US F2000, the Ford F-150 NASCAR truck, plus the 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo and Ford Thunderbird.
And the last pair will also be the basis of a new NASCAR Legends official race series. Not forgetting the recent release of North Wilkesboro Speedway.
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