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2:42 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

NASCAR Fans To Cope With Heat, Traffic At Kentucky Speedway

From Alan Lytle and Mark Heyne, Kentucky Public Radio

It promises to be an especially hot, and potentially dangerous, NASCAR weekend at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, but the medical director for UK HealthCare’s Good Samaritan Emergency Department says he will have a team of physicians stationed around the track to treat anyone suffering from heat-related conditions. 

Dr. Ryan Stanton says the temperature at a racetrack is typically higher than the surrounding area.

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