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FYI WIRZ: Daytona’s New Asphalt Gets Fast Workout By Four-, Two-Wheel Experts

Owing to an early completion of Daytona International Speedway’s repaving by Lane Construction, NASCAR guys invaded the venerated track for a two-day Goodyear tire test. Quick arrangements from the staff at DIS also put Grand-Am sports cars, ARCA stock cars and AMA Superbikes on the new asphalt.  Comments from the highly skilled drivers and riders tell a gripping story of the new track. NASCAR drivers were first on and off and had much to say.   Jeff Gordon summed up the result in a few words.  “It’s amazing the job that they did here,” Gordon said. “It’s really smooth. It’s got a lot of grip. For Dale Earnhardt Jr. the new track tapped his memory.   “They smoothe...

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