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NASCAR: Bristol Motor Speedway Needs To Go Back to the ‘Old Style’ Racing

After another lackluster race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Speedway Motorsports Inc. majority owner Bruton Smith is finally looking to make changes.In an article on, Smith discussed recently issues that have faced the famed half-mile track.After years of sellout crowds, Bristol was repaved and progressive banking was added to the turns. With the new bankings, there has been less bumping and excitement, and now the racing lane is the top rather than the bottom.Last Sunday's race was the last straw. The crowd for the race was smaller than ever. The racing did not live up to the hype that Bristol used to bring.Smith asked the fans to give feedback via email or Twitter and Smith said, "They want the old track. It was 70-some percen...

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