Eldora Speedway

Taking Stock of NASCAR's visit to Eldora's dirt oval

A good time was had by all, but don't expect monumental change
What does NASCAR's visit to the dirt track at Eldora mean for the sport's future?

"Do we have to go back?!"

That was the question asked by Clint Bowyer, referring to returning to the Sprint Cup Series, following Wednesday's Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway. And he didn't even race.

Austin Dillon wins in NASCAR's return to dirt in Eldora

Dillon tops Kyle Larson, Ryan Newman in Mudsummer Classic
Austin Dillon wins Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway.

“I think it was a success. It was such a great show. This is real racing right here, and that’s all I’ve got to say.”  Austin Dillon and Tony Stewart

With those words from race-winner Austin Dillon, NASCAR’s inaugural trip to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, was deemed a success.

Not that those in attendance or watching on television needed affirmation.