NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on June 30, 2012 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on June 30, 2012 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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SPARTA, KY - SEPTEMBER 21: Joey Coulter, driver of the #22 RCR/Darrell Gwynn Foundation Chevrolet, leads the field to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kentucky 201 at Kentucky Speedway. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR
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Kentucky Speedway fans can check social media, radio for traffic updates

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SPARTA, Ky. - Fans headed to Kentucky Speedway this week can check social media and radio for traffic updates. The speedway at Sparta, Kentucky State Police and the Transportation Cabinet will update motorists on traffic and parking conditions. Meanwhile, state police are advising commercial vehicles to avoid the Gallatin County area on Friday and Saturday.

Fans headed to Kentucky Speedway this week can check social media and radio for traffic updates.

The speedway at Sparta, Kentucky State Police and the Transportation Cabinet will update motorists on traffic and parking conditions. Meanwhile, state police are advising commercial vehicles to avoid the Gallatin County area on Friday and Saturday.

The speedway holds 107,000 spectators.

Fans can follow @kystatepolice (http://bit.ly/1783h3j) and @KySpeedway (http://bit.ly/KYSTwitter) on Twitter to get updates.

They can also join the "Kentucky State Police" (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kentucky-State-Police/103979825675) and "Kentucky Speedway" (http://bit.ly/KYSFB) Facebook communities.

Roadside message boards will give updates, and fans within five to seven miles of the track can tune to 1620 AM along with local outlets for updates.

Racing starts Thursday with the Camping World Truck Series event, followed the next day by the Nationwide Series race. The Sprint Cup Series "Quaker State 400" is set for Saturday.

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