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SRX Preview: Sharon Speedway

Ryan Blaney stares out at the racetrack at Richmond Raceway. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Located in Hartford, Ohio, the gateway to America’s heartland, Sharon Speedway is a 0.375-mile semi-banked clay oval that has been in some form of operation since 1929. In 1954, the track held its lone NASCAR Cup Series event, a 200 lapper that ended on lap 160 due to rain. Lee Petty won over Buck Baker …

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4 Burning Questions: Should the Top 5 in Regular-Season Points Be Given Automatic Playoff Berths?

Sonoma Raceway, Ryan Blaney

Photo credit: Danny Peters

Or: in defense of getting Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. into the Cup playoffs no matter what.

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