Back in New Hampshire, McCain Hits the Track

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From CBS News' John Bentley:

Flanked by racing legend Richard Petty and Red Sox ace Curt Schilling, John McCain campaigned squarely for the sports fans today, making a pit stop at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon for the Sylvania 300.

McCain toured the trailers of the some of the racing teams and talked to all of the drivers before the race. "I have been to Iraq and Afghanistan. They are watching you," McCain said, referring to the troops stationed there. "You are their role models. You are their heroes and they are ours."

McCain briefly addressed the crowd – "It's good to be back in New Hampshire" – before stopping by a sports bar to shake a few hands as he headed back to the airport.