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May 28, 2008 4:36 PM

Matt Crafton, Ratings news, and more....

Marcus Smith is the son of Bruton Smith is going to take over as the president at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

In some related news the new date set to get a Sprint Cup race date is 2010.

Matt Crafton is going to qualify and practice in Robby Gordon's car this week while Robby Gordon runs the Baja 500.

Jeremy Mayfield is going to drive the #40 car this weekend in place of Dario Franchitti.

The Nationwide series race ran on Saturday racked up a 2.0 rating which is up from the 1.6 rating it got last year.

The Coca-Cola 600 drew a fast rating of 4.7 which is higher than the 4.5 it is last year and

more than the 4.4 rating the Indy 500 got.

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