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2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Final Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Ty Dillon (center) speaks with his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevy Crew - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Ty Dillon - with a lap speed of 180.249mph - topped the speed chart late Friday morning in the final Lilly Diabetes 250 practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Note: Dillon's speed was the only speed in the session that was faster then the current qualifying track record of 179.644mph, set last year by Kyle Busch). Dillon's fellow Richard Childress Racing teammate, Brian Scott (178.586mph) was second quickest on the speed chart, and was followed by Kyle Busch (178.338) third, Kevin Harvick (178.303) fourth and Matt Kenseth (177.746) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) session were Joey Logano (177.676mph) who was sixth, Paul Menard (177.658) seventh, Regan ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NASCAR Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) took to the the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) early Friday morning for their first (of two) Lilly Diabetes 250 practice session. At the end of the session, and with a lap speed of 181.043mph, it ... FULL STORY »

Chevy Day & Team Chevy Racing Display Return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Chevy Bowtie Symbol Autographs, Q&A Sessions with Some of Racing’s Biggest Stars  DETROIT – Race fans will get the opportunity to see up close race-car drivers such as Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Danica Patrick, and cars like ... FULL STORY »

Josh Reaume Hopes To Lay It All Out At The Brickyard

Josh Reaume Josh Reaume, No. 87 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis Motor Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Information: Date: Saturday July 26, 2014 Race: 19 of 33 Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Indianapolis, IN Track Details: 2.5-mile quad oval Race Length: 100 laps ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Returns To Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill (Hillman Racing) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Landon Cassill will return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for his sixth race appearance at auto racing’s most famous track. Cassill has raced in four Sprint Cup and one Nationwide event at IMS, the 2.5-mile oval ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt Continues Family Run At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Motor Speedway will forever carry the “Earnhardt” stamp. Dale Earnhardt Sr. won the second Brickyard 400 in 1995 and famously announced that he was the first “man” to win the event. Young Jeff Gordon won the ... FULL STORY »

CorvetteParts.net Partners With Chad Boat For Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Chad Boat (Photo Credit: Billy Boat Motorsports) Once again, CorvetteParts.net and Billy Boat Exhaust have teamed together to support Chad Boat in the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Keen Parts and Billy Boat Exhaust are offering a discount on Billy Boat Exhaust Systems ordered ... FULL STORY »



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IMS Encourages Fans to Use ‘Know Your Zone’ Routes, Parking
no responses - Posted 07.24.14
Infield parking available for Sprint Cup race Sunday by advance permit purchase only INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Race fans looking for the most efficient ways to avoid heavy traffic en route to the 2014 Kroger Super Weekend and the 21st running of the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the ...FULL STORY »
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ESPN’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Coverage Rolls Out at Indianapolis
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
ESPN begins its coverage of the final 17 races of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with a live, flag-to-flag telecast of the Brickyard 400 at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 27. The telecast from Indianapolis is presented by Golden Corral and begins with theNASCAR Countdown pre-race show at noon ET from ...FULL STORY »
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TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Eric McClure / David Starr) 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Previews
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
Mooresville, NC (July 23, 2014)- TriStar Motorsports is in Indianapolis, IN this week leading up to the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, July 26th. This historic 2.5-mile rectangular, oval speedway is home to numerous historic races. TriStar Motorsports Pre-Race notes below: Eric McClure, No. 14 ...FULL STORY »
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Hard Hat Heroes™ will Serve as the Primary Sponsor on David Starr’s No. 44 Camry at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
Mooresville, NC (July 23, 2014) - David Starr is back behind the wheel of the No. 44 Camry this weekend when the NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On board the No. 44 Camry this weekend is the Hard Hat Heroes™ initiative. NCCER and Build Your Future's military ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2014) – This week the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) will return to the famed Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway (IMS) where they will compete for only the third time in series history. In the inaugural IMS Nationwide Series race, Kyle Busch started from the front row ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet, waits to drive during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Chicagoland race at Chicagoland Speedway on July 18, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
At 18, Chase Elliott is taking a stab at rewriting history
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
DRIVER: Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet RACE: Lilly Diabetes 250 (100 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Indianapolis Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 26, 2014 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2014) – What were you doing when you were 18? Chase Elliott is winning NASCAR Nationwide Series races. It was only fitting ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Regan Smith (TaxSlayer.com) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Regan Smith 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
DRIVER: Regan Smith / No. 7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet RACE: Lilly Diabetes 250 (100 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Indianapolis Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Quotes | Regan Smith: “The Brickyard is such a big race for our series. That place is legendary. The names and the faces of those who’ve ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.23.14
DRIVER: Kevin Harvick / No. 5 Morton Buildings Chevrolet RACE: Lilly Diabetes 250 (100 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Indianapolis Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Quotes | Kevin Harvick: “Indianapolis is a special place to race. It’s definitely one of the more challenging tracks we race on, and you have to be ...FULL STORY »


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