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Racing returns to the Allegany County Fairgrounds Today

March 18th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

After sitting dormant for the better part of five years, auto racing returns to the Allegany County Fairgrounds today  when The Greater Cumberland Raceway kicks off its 2017 season with the Mudd Classic 100 Enduro race.  Saturday's race will not be a traditional boxcar event. Cars won't exceed 60 mph and the track will be wet in an effort to keep speeds down. Any car is eligible to race, organizers said. Registration and pit fees apply. More than  60 racers have registered, and the race will happen rain, snow or shine. Gates open at noon and racing will start at 4 p.m. The race will consist of 100 laps around the track or two hours. There is an admission fee. The first official race of the season is set for April 15th

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