NASCAR | Kentucky Speedway Ready for Another Weekend of Racing

09/18/2017 06:41 PM

Kentucky Speedway is getting ready for another big weekend of racing at the 1.5-mile oval.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series highlights a jam-packed two-day period of racing beginning on Friday, Sept. 22.

On Friday, the Xfinity Series cars hit the track for a pair of practice sessions. Also on Friday, the ARCA Series will hold the ARCA Crosley 150, which is slated to start at roughly 8 p.m. ET.

On Saturday, The Xfinity Series will hold the 300 at 8 p.m. ET.

Kentucky Speedway general manager Mark Simendinger and ARCA driver Bo LeMastus joined Sports Night on Monday. They spoke with Andrew Chernoff about the upcoming weekend:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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