What Events are on the 2017 Kentucky Speedway Schedule?

Looking for a thrilling way to spend your time on vacation? Consider attending a NASCAR race at the Kentucky Speedway. Just 20 minutes away from the Schenck Mansion, the Kentucky Speedway features some exciting events during the summer season. Whether you’re looking to watch the pros or want to get on the racetrack yourself, there are opportunities for you! Plan your stay at Schenck Mansion during one of these fun events that make the Kentucky Speedway schedule.

For more information on things to do during your stay at Schenck Mansion, you can download our free Vacation Guide. It features a variety of great summer activities to look forward to!

What You Need to Know About the Kentucky Speedway

The Kentucky Speedway is a major landmark in our region. Owned by Speedway Motorsports, the 1.5-mile tri-oval speedway has hosted ARCA, NASCAR, and the Indy Racing League, among others. It brings in thousands of onlookers each year for a variety of events and activities. The exciting sports arena is ideal for everyone from the die-hard fans to the first time race-attendees. And the Kroger Fan Zone space will give you an up-close-and-personal trackside view unlike any other. Here, you will have the chance to get driver autographs, indulge in exclusive concessions, and inspect garages during race day. The exciting moments await with this year’s Kentucky Speedway schedule. Snag your Kentucky Speedway tickets for the 2017 summer season today!

2017 Kentucky Speedway Schedule Highlights


6/10 NASCAR Racing Experience

6/17, 6/18 Rusty Wallace Racing Experience


7/6 NCWTS Buckle Up in Your Truck 225

7/7 NASCAR XFINITY Series Alsco 300

7/8 Quaker State 400

7/14, 7/15, 7/16 NASCAR Racing Experience


8/5, 8/6, 8/11, 8/12 Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Exclusive Racing Experiences

Some of these events are great interactive ways to try your hand at racing the speedway! The NASCAR Racing Experience will allow you to ride along with a professional. The Rusty Wallace experiences feature a driving or ride along experience with the famed NASCAR driver. Wallace was a former NASCAR Winston Cup champion and now enjoys providing this unique experience to fans! You’ll love the chance to ride next to him as you whiz along the track. And the driver experiences are even more unique, allowing you to take a turn behind the wheel. This one-of-a-kind opportunity is a great item to check off your bucket list and will leave you with exciting memories for years to come!

After a Race at the Kentucky Motor Speedway

After a thrilling competition at the Kentucky Motor Speedway, continue your vacation stay at Schenck Mansion in Vevay, Indiana. With so much more to do and explore, along with deluxe amenities and a homemade breakfast each morning, your vacation will be just the escape that you need! Wander our expansive gardens and soak in sights like the waterfall and gazebo. Then, retire to your room to snuggle up in your handcrafted canopy or sleigh bed. Browse our accommodations to discover which room is right for you!