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Kentucky Speedway gearing up for 2016 season with new racing surface, challenges for drivers

A new racing surface and a full slate of sponsors for the season’s races were the highlights of the Kentucky Speedway 2016 Media Luncheon Tuesday. Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger said the run-up to the Feb. 21, Daytona 500, always gets the juices flowing for race fans. “It’s a great time for us to talk, not only about what’s going to happen in the industry…but especially this year,...