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Stock car racing: Albany-Saratoga asphalt project on schedule

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Do you know the biggest difference between Halley’s Comet and the asphalt racing surface at Albany-Saratoga Speedway? Halley’s Comet is only visible once every 76 years. The asphalt at Malta has “resurfaced” after only 19 years. All the clay on the 4/10ths-mile track has been cleared off, revealing the original asphalt surface that was used when the track began oper­ation in 1963. “The asphalt is in great shape, just like I thought it would be,” ...

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