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"Kentucky 300" redirects here. For the IndyCar race, see Kentucky Indy 300. 300 300.jpg
Venue Kentucky Speedway
First race 2012
Distance 300 miles (482.803 km)
Laps 200
Previous names Kentucky 300 (2012–2013)

The 300 is a race run by NASCAR Xfinity Series at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky, United States. It was first run in 2012, and was won by the winner of the Feed the Children 300, Austin Dillon. The distance of the race is 300 miles (480 km). This race is used as a filler for the Kentucky Indy 300 race that ran here from 2001 to 2011.


The first time that this race was run at Kentucky Speedway was in 2012, and it was won by the contender and winner of the NASCAR Rookie of the Year award, and pole winner, Austin Dillon.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
Laps Miles (km)
2012 September 22 Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:10:55 137.492
2013 September 21 Ryan Blaney Penske Racing Ford 200 300 (482.803) 2:28:36 121.131
2014 September 20 Brendan Gaughan Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 200 300 (482.803) 2:21:36 127.119

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Host Pre-race analyst (s) Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s) Pit reporters
2013 ESPN Nicole Briscoe Brad Daugherty
Rusty Wallace
Allen Bestwick Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
Dave Burns
Jamie Little
Jerry Punch
Vince Welch

Previews Race Logos[edit]


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