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Winchester Speedway

Winchester Speedway is a half-mile mile long paved oval motor racetrack in Winchester, Indiana, approximately east of Indianapolis. It seats 4000 spectators. It is also known as the "World's Fastest 1/2 mile".

The track's 37 degree banking is one of the steepest in motorsports.

The track's signature event is the annual running of the "Winchester 400." Former winners during the first 36 editions include: Bob Senneker (7 wins), Mike Cope (3), Mike Eddy (2), Mark Martin (2), Gary St. Amant (2), Butch Miller, Rusty Wallace, Ted Musgrave, Glenn Allen Jr., Tim Steele, Scot Walters, and Hank Parker Jr.

The 2008 running of the "400" will be held Sunday, October 12, under the banner of the Champion Racing Association Super Series is scheduled to include NASCAR stars Kyle Busch and David Stremme.

Two of its races are held in memory of fallen drivers who won at the circuit: The Rich Vogler Classic, and the Kenny Irwin Memorial.

It is a stop on the ARCA tour. The track has hosted numerous USAC midget, sprint and USAC Silver Crown events that were televised on ESPN since the 1980s.

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