Kentucky Speedway, Buffalo Trace Distillery Introduce Unique NSCS Quaker State 400 Holiday Package

by Official Release On Wed, Dec. 12, 2012

[media-credit name=”” align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit]First-of-its-kind package includes $100 in retail savings, two race tickets, distillery tour, bourbon tasting and collectible shot glass

SPARTA, Ky. – Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky is offering NASCAR fans $100 in holiday savings on a first-of-its-kind Kentucky Speedway package that includes two tickets to the venue’s June 29 Quaker State 400 Sprint Cup Series race in addition to a distillery tour, bourbon tasting and collectible shot glass.

Those who purchase one of 2,000 available packages for $110 while supplies last or before Jan. 31, 2013 will witness the Quaker State 400 from popular sections of speedway Grandstand 1 or 6 and receive two distillery tour/tasting tickets valid until Dec. 31, 2013 along with the premium shot glass bearing the Buffalo Trace logo.

Unique packages are on sale now and can be purchased at , by phone at (859) 578-2300 or by visiting the Kentucky Speedway corporate offices at 1 Speedway Drive, Sparta, Ky., 41086 just off Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Kentucky Highway 35 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays.

More about Kentucky Speedway’s 2013 Schedule

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and Quaker State 400 champion Brad Keselowski returns to battle inaugural Quaker State 400 winner Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., five-time series champion Jimmie Johnson, four-time series champion Jeff Gordon, three-time series champion Tony Stewart and more fan favorites in prime time during the speedway’s opening weekend.

The can’t-miss tripleheader event opens June 27 with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 225 and continues June 28 with the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Feed The Children 300.

The NNS will return to the speedway and join the ARCA Racing Series (ARS) for a September doubleheader. The NNS Kentucky 300 takes to the track Sept. 21 after the ARS makes its 20th all-time track at the speedway on Sept. 20 in the Kentucky 150.

The list of former series winners on the 1.5-mile Bluegrass State tri-oval includes Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman, two-time NNS champ Ricky Stenhouse Jr., reigning NCWTS champion James Buescher and nine-time ARS title winner Frank Kimmel, of nearby Jeffersonville, Ind.

More about Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

The family-owned Buffalo Trace Distillery was constructed on a site where buffalo migrated across the Kentucky River. The oldest continuously operating distillery in America is located on 130 sprawling acres in Franklin Co., near Frankfort, Ky., and is the most decorated in the world as evidenced by its unmatched seven Distillery of the Year titles.

Handcrafted Buffalo Trace Straight Bourbon Whisky is made from the finest corn, rye and barley malt before being aged in oak barrels in a century-old warehouse until it reaches the peak of maturity. The unique taste is rich and complex with hints of vanilla, toffee and candied fruit. The whiskey features a smooth finish that lingers on the palate.

Learn more about the storied distillery at

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