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Nashville Superspeedway Closing Doors to NASCAR Opens Doors for Others

It was announced last week that Nashville Superspeedway will not be staging any NASCAR sanctioned events in 2012.  The financially strapped track didn't have enough money to hold two NASCAR Nationwide Series events or Camping World Truck Series events anymore.This is bad for Nashville, but a win for Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.  NASCAR doesn't want to lose its longest standing event and sponsorship in the series history.  The Kroger 200 has been around since 1982, the first season of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.It was a stand alone event from 1982-1993 until it was moved to August in 1994 as a support race for Brickyard weekend.  In 1996, the Camping World Truck Series added Lucas Oil Raceway to its inaugural sche...

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