5 Reasons NASCAR Must Add Dirt Track to Sprint Cup Schedule

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5 Reasons NASCAR Must Add Dirt Track to Sprint Cup Schedule
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Austin Dillon won the first dirt race in Camping World Truck Series history. NASCAR now must find a way to get the Sprint Cup Series back on dirt.

NASCAR returned to the dirt for the first time in more than 40 years with the inaugural Mudsummer Classic for the Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway. The race, which saw Austin Dillon beat out Kyle Larson for the victory, was an unquestioned success.

After the reaction to the race last night, there is no doubt that NASCAR will work to bring the trucks back to Eldora next year, but a truck race is not enough.

NASCAR needs to capitalize on the buzz surrounding the Mudsummer Classic. Now is the time to bring Sprint Cup cars back to the dirt.

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