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Drivers amped up for annual night race at Bristol

Bristol Motor Speedway has a new concrete surface. But make no mistake -- there'll be a whole lotta banging going on in Friday night's Busch race, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

Updated: August 24, 2007, 4:18 PM ET
By Mark Ashenfelter | ESPN.com

It's wild. It's whacky. It's amazingly fast. Not to mention incredibly loud. In short, it's a typical Busch Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

And this time, there's even a new twist in the Food City 250, drivers were scheduled to spend Thursday practicing on a newly installed concrete surface that saw its first real test in Wednesday's Craftsman Truck Series race.

The banking is designed to create a second groove that, in theory, should lead to more side-by-side ...

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