Found April 09, 2013 on Total Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Richard Petty
On Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR announced the qualifying and race procedures for the inaugural “Mudsummer Classic” at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday, July 24th. The event is the first in NASCAR national touring series event held on dirt since Richard Petty won on September 30, 1970 at the State Fairgrounds Speedway in Raleigh, N.C. The “Mudsummer Classic” will feature a traditional two-lap qualifying session, five qualifying races, one last-chance race, and a champion’s provisional to determine the 30-truck starting field.  The top-20 in owners’ points entering the race event will have a guaranteed starting position. “NASCAR and Eldora Speedway have collectively worked together to come up with a format that embraces the history of dirt track racing while also ensuring that full-time competitors have an opportunity to be a part of this special event,” said Chad Little, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series director. “This will also add an exciting element for the fans and we look forward to ...
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