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From my vantage point – the sofa – roughly 300 fans turned out to watch the Brickyard 400 at venerable Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 21 … and half of them left when Dale Earnhardt Jr., who will retire from NASCAR competition at the end of the 2017 season, was forced out of the race thanks to a blown radiator.

Cow Pie Classic set for Aug. 19

The 18th annual Farmer Smith’s Cow Pie Classic returns to Blue Ridge on Aug. 19, and it will feature new events for local runners.

The meet’s primary event, the Tiger Trails 2 Miler, will now be joined by a 5K, and members of the public are invited to run with the high school team.  

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 5th Annual Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway on July 19 in Rossburg, Ohio.

Crafton snaps 27-race winless streak

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By Chris Knight

Using a late-race restart 18 laps from the finish and a strategy to ‘go where the others aren’t,’ Matt Crafton muscled past veteran dirt racer Stewart Friesen to win Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.


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