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Petty Coming to Iowa Speedway

NASCAR legend Richard Petty will be grand marshal of an event next month at the Iowa Speedway in Newton.

Petty will serve as grand marshal for the NASCAR Camping World East/West Series race May 17. It will be the first of four NASCAR races at the speedway in 2009.

That first race also will feature Kyle Busch, one of NASCAR's top drivers.

The Iowa Speedway opened in 2006.

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