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One down. Two to go. Last night’s race at Eldora was an experience of a lifetime. It’s hard to put it into words what it feels like to win the first NASCAR national series dirt race in more than 40 years. But I’ll try: Amazing. Stunning. Unbelievable. And fun. Rarely have I had that much fun racing. What a show! I hope the fans enjoyed watching it as much as I did driving it. Now, it’s on to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. I’m going from one storied race track to another. I can’t really remember how old I was when I first went to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. I think I was 6 or 7. But I definitely remember what happened when I got there. I remember walking around the track on race day with Pop Pop [Richard Childress, Austin’s grandfather] and fans were dangling clipboards over the fence from fishing lines, asking for autographs. Even as a little kid, I realized that NASCAR had some pretty intense fans. But, heck, I thought it was really cool! I remember Pop Pop turning to me and saying,...
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