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Darlington Raceway history

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Harold Brasington knew what he was doing in 1949 when he started pushing dirt around an old peanut field. With every lap those graders and bulldozers completed, the Darlington Raceway slowly came to life. Today, the track's specifications remain true to Mr. Brasington's vision, save a few minor adjustments. Q: What year was the track completed resurfaced?
A: 1994 Q: What is the name of the pond located just outside Turn 4 that caused Mr. Brasington to narrow this end of the track?
A: Ramsey's Pond Q: What year did the Raceway change the track's layout so that this side, the southern straightaway, became the frontstretch?
A: 1997 Q: What are the names of the two grandstands that line the backstretch?
A: Colvin Grandstand and Brasington Grandstand Q: Which race saw the entire field pit on the same side of the track for the first time in years?
A: 2000 SunCom 200

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