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Richmond, Darlington need to deliver

Updated: April 26, 2011, 12:55 AM ET
By Marty Smith | ESPN.com

Certain racetracks on the NASCAR circuit carry greater expectations than others.

Fans expect excellence from Bristol and Martinsville and Daytona and Talladega. That means excellent races. Not just excellent finishes. (Although great finishes have a tendency to help us forget mediocre events. Happens all the time.)

It's the "victim of your own success" scenario. At these tracks we're accustomed to being entertained throughout the majority of their events.

There's ...

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