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Cycle News 2014 Issue 30 July 29

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AMA GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FLAT TRACK STORY BY ANDREA WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVE HOENIG AND ANDREA WILSON B ryan Smith has laid claim to the mile-long stretch of dirt at the Cal Expo Fair in Sacramento, California. Since the event's return to the Grand National Championship in 2011— after a 12-year absence—Smith has won all four. And his fourth straight victory under the lights not only claimed his dominance in the modern era at the Sacto Mile, but also put him in the re- cord books as the only man to do so. The only other men next in line are the winningest dirt track racers at the Sacramento Mile—Scott Parker (13) and Chris Carr (9) who both had their Sacto streaks stopped at three. "It really hasn't set in at this point," Smith said about the his- toric win. "It's another win which is awesome, but, like I said on ROUND 8/JULY 26, 2014 CAL EXPO FAIR/SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA P58 BRYAN SMITH TAKES RECORD-BREAKING FOURTH-STRAIGHT WIN AT THE SACTO MILE HOT STREAK

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