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Nascar in New Hampshire

Rusty Wallace fondly recalls inaugural Loudon win

There was so much that was different back then.

First of all, there was the name of the race: the Slick 50 300. Then there was the name of the track: New Hampshire International Speedway. Then there was the track’s capacity: some 60,000, which later grew to more than 100,000 through grandstand expansion.

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