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A Look Back at the Glory Days of NASCAR’s Texas World Speedway

Although it isn't in a state of disrepair like North Wilkesboro, Texas World Speedway in College Station, Texas, doesn't look to have a return to its glory days any time soon. The design of the speedway is reminiscent to the two-mile Michigan track near Detroit, with the College Station track also measuring out to two miles with 22-degree banking in the corners and eight-degree banking on the straightaways.  Despite the intention of the speedway becoming one of the premier venues in all of motorsports, the speedway was doomed from the start as speedway founder Larry LoPatin and NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. found themselves at odds following their opposite stances with the Talladega boycott of 1969. France, claiming the winner's purse...

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