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IRL, Nashville Superspeedway end race after 8 years as talks fail

Updated: July 28, 2008, 1:00 PM ET
Associated Press

GLADEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Indy Racing League won't be coming back to Nashville Superspeedway after efforts to negotiate an agreement for a 2009 race failed.

"Regrettably, the IRL has chosen to structure their sanction fees at such a level that we had no choice but to re-evaluate whether they fit into our plan," Cliff Hawks, the track's vice president and general manager, said Monday. "Regardless, we believe the IRL had no further interest in the Middle Tennessee market."

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