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It’s Bristol, baby — but there’s other great racing in the Volunteer State, too

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Bristol Motor Speedway has been an iconic, action-packed NASCAR destination for more than 50 years.

But as NBCSN’s Rutledge Wood told us on Thursday’s NASCAR America, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile isn’t the only Tennessee short track in the history books of the Volunteer State.  

NASCAR America: 50 State in 50 Shows: Illinois

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The next stop on NASCAR America’s “50 States in 50 Shows” series is the state of Illinois, home of Chicagoland Speedway, Cup driver Danica Patrick and crew chief Chad Knaus.

The focus of this edition is the dirt track Kankakee County Speedway, located in Kankakee, which is just an hour south of the Windy City.

The 3/8-mile track begins his 67th season next month. Watch the segment to learn about the track’s unique “Rent to Ride” program.

NASCAR America: My Home Track visits the Aloha State – racing in Hawaii

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On Thursday’s edition of NASCAR America, we hopped on a big bird and flew out to our 50th state, Hawaii.

Not only is it paradise to visit, Hawaii has a very active racing scene, including Paradise Speedway in Maui.

Welcome to Day 9 of our 50 States of racing in 50 Shows.

NASCAR America: 50 States in 50 Shows: Florida

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Have you ever thought it would be awesome to watch a bunch of school buses race each other on a Figure 8 race track?

Well, it’s possible thanks to Auburndale Speedway.

NASCAR America continues its “50 States in 50 Shows” series of “My Home Track” with a look at the facility located in Winter Haven, Florida, which is about 100 miles southwest of Daytona Beach.

Watch the video above as Steve Letarte and Carolyn Manno discuss the track and other NASCAR-related facts about Florida.

NASCAR America: 50 States in 50 Shows: Arizona

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NASCAR America’s special “My Home Track” series of “50 States in 50 Shows” continues with Arizona, one of the 20 states to host a NASCAR Cup Series race each year.

Take a closer look at Central Arizona Speedway, a 3/8th-mile dirt track located in Casa Grande, Arizona.

NASCAR drivers from Arizona include Michael McDowell, Alex Bowman and J.J. Yeley.