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NASCAR: Does Indianapolis’ ‘Super Weekend’ Make the Speedway Less Super?

2012 marked the first "Super Weekend" in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history, as the track added Nationwide Series and Rolex Sports Car Series events prior to the Sprint Cup Series' prestigious Brickyard 400. But after a series of less-than-super races this past weekend, it may be time to admit that the saturation of IMS' schedule has removed the prestige from the hallowed grounds of the speedway.NASCAR and Grand Am announced last year that they would share a three-day weekend at Indianapolis. Grand Am would bring the sports cars to the 2.54-mile road course for the first time, while NASCAR moved the Nationwide Series away from nearby Lucas Oil Raceway Park after 28 years of sellouts.The move was made to resuscitate failing Brickyard 400 at...

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