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Bristol Bandits: All-Time Best NASCAR Drivers To Steal Wins at Bristol

Die-hard race fans have one race they must attend, the night race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series at Bristol Motor Speedway.This coming weekend is the Irwin Tools night race at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile."Drivers have always found the oval, bowl-shaped track challenging with corner banking of 24 to 30 degrees and 650 foot straightaways that have six to 10 degrees of bankingThe track was built in 1960 and the first race was held July 30, 1961, with a seating capacity of 18,000.Proving how tough the track was, 42 cars started the first race, but only 19 finished.Though the track can now seat 160,000 plus fans, the racing has not changed much over the years.  Banging sheet metal and crashed cars were a part of all...

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