NASCAR returns to Ohio after 50 years

The 25-race 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will include the new 'Ohio 250' at the independent Mansfield Motorsports Speedway - the first NASCAR-sanctioned event to be held in the US state since 1953. "We're extremely proud that NASCAR has selected our facility for this historic event," said the venue's owner, Mike Dzurilla. The series will partner with the Nextel Cup on 12 race weekends next season

NASCAR returns to Ohio after 50 years

The 2004 Craftsman Truck schedule also includes a new fixture at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The Darlington Raceway event will move from March to Friday, November 12, and will be the first race to be run under floodights. Eleven standalone events, including seven on short tracks, complete the schedule.



Feb 13, Daytona

Mar 13, Atlanta

Apr 17, Martinsville

May 16, Mansfield Motorsports Speedway

May 21, Lowe's Motor Speedway

June 4, Dover

June 11, Texas Motor Speedway

June 19, Memphis Motorsports Park

June 26, Milwaukee Mile

July 3, Kansas Speedway

July 10, Kentucky Speedway

July 17, Gateway International Raceway

July 31, Michigan International Speedway

Aug 6, Indianapolis Raceway Park

Aug 14, Nashville Superspeedway

Aug 25, Bristol Motor Speedway

Sep 9, Richmond International Raceway

Sep 18, New Hampshire International Speedway

Sep 25, Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Oct 2, California Speedway

Oct 16, Texas Motor Speedway

Oct 23, Martinsville Speedway

Nov 5, Phoenix International Raceway

Nov 12, Darlington

Nov 19, Homestead-Miami Speedway

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