ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Austin Dillon left the rest of the field in his dust to win NASCAR's return to dirt racing in the Truck Series races at Eldora Speedway.
Dillon pulled away in the green-white-checkered finish Wednesday night to complete a thrilling return to the muck of the clumpy dirt track.
The last time one of NASCAR's top touring series competed on dirt was Sept. 30, 1970, when Richard Petty won a Sprint Cup - called the Grand National Division at that time - race at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.
That drought ended with racing that started early in the day and bled into late night at the Tony Stewart-owned half-mile track.
Ken Schrader become the oldest pole winner in a NASCAR series. The 58-year-old Schrader won the pole and a qualifying heat race.

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