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Twenty-three-year old Dakoda Armstrong grew up in New Castle, Ind., just about an hour from one of the most historic tracks for auto racing in the world. This weekend, he'll make his first ever NASCAR start at the two-and-a-half mile track. He grew up attending races at Indianapolis, even getting the chance to race in the infield on a much smaller scale, but this weekend he'll get to realize his dream of competing on the "big track."   While this will be Armstrong's first start, the NASCAR Nationwide Series team at Richard Petty Motorsports has two starts at the famed track where they have had great success. In those two starts, the team has never finished outside of the Top-10, earning a sixth and a ninth-place finish. The team even celebrated after their sixth-place finish in 2012, earning the highest finish out of three other Dash 4 Cash drivers and earning $100,000. The team is not eligible for the prize this weekend but is looking to qualify for the final ...
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