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NASCAR Returns To Wisconsin’s Road America After a 34-Year Absence

The one and only visit that NASCAR made to this 4.048-mile, 14 turn track known as Road America in Elkhart Lake Wisconsin, Tim Flock took the checkered flag on August 12, 1956 with an average speed of 73.858 miles per hour. With Milwaukee Mile officials announcing their track would not host any NASCAR events for the 2010 season because of financial problems, NASCAR needed another venue to replace the June 19 race date. "It's unfortunate when you lose any venues on the circuit," said Nationwide Series director Joe Balash. "But to be able to come here, it's still close, we're still serving the same fans. And it's such a cool venue." Along with its rich racing history that dates back over 55 years, Road America is also known for its pristine b...

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