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Jul 24
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2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, talks with his crew chief Greg Ives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 24, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images In Friday's second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Brickyard 400 practice session, it was Dale Earnhardt Jr. - with a lap speed of 181.466 MPH - showing the fastest way around Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Brad Keselowski was second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 181.448 MPH, and he was followed by Kasey Kahne (181.408 MPH) who was third, Kyle Larson (181.378) fourth and Clint Bowyer (181.331) was fifth. Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the practice were Jeff Gordon (181.189 MPH) who was sixth, Martin Truex Jr. (180.981) seventh, David Ragan (180.890) eighth, Ryan Blaney (180.785) ninth and Jamie McMurray (180.527) posting the `10th-fastest lap speed. "Happy Hour" (final) practice will be later this afternoon from 4:00 p.m. ... FULL STORY »

Jones cruises to victory in Canada, takes NCWTS points lead
By NASCAR Wire Service

Erik Jones, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on August 30, 2015 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images BOWMANVILLE, Ontario - Two weeks ago in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win. Today in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Tagliani had a chance to be the one doing the turning. Heading into Turn 5B on the final lap, Tagliani says he was in a position to push Erik Jones aside and claim victory for himself. But he didn’t. Instead, Tagliani held back as Jones cruised to his second win of the season and vaulted to the top of the NCWTS point standings. “If I would have stayed where I was he ... FULL STORY »

CNC Distributor Makes History with NSCS Team Sponsorship

2015 NSCS No. 98 Curb Records/Champion Machinery Ford Fusion Champion Machinery Announces 2015 Season Partnership with Premium Motorsports Charlotte, NC – National machine tool distributor, Champion Machinery, is proud to announce their sponsorship of the #98 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford of Premium Motorsports for the 2015 season. Champion Machinery ... FULL STORY »

‘New Way to the Speedway’ to assist fans attending the Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, July 24, 2015 - Fans attending the 22nd annual Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday, July 26, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are encouraged to review the "New Way to the Speedway" ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Joey Logano

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 24, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is looking for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Logano held a press conference this morning to talk about NASCAR’s new rules package for this ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images [table=2831](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International complete with live entertainment, autograph sessions

Cheez-It 355 at the Glen WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 24, 2015) - Watkins Glen International is proud to unveil a full slate of free autograph sessions and live music throughout the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It™ 355 race weekend. It all gets started on Friday, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed what it means to win at the Brickyard, his contract extension, the new aerodynamics package and many other topics. DO YOU ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Scorching hot Kyle Busch blazes into Indianapolis looking for a third straight win
no responses - Posted 07.23.15
Kyle Busch has been racking up victories at the same rapid pace Taylor Swift produces chart-topping hits. The No. 18 Toyota driver has won the past two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and three of the last four. His three wins in a mere eight starts since returning from a ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
Michael Annett No. 46 Switch Hitch Chevrolet Indianapolis Motor Speedway Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 | July 26, 2015 Back Home Again in Indiana...The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) this weekend for the 20th event of the 2015 season. Michael Annett will ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. -Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Has Range of Emotions For Indy
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
DENVER, Colo. (July 22, 2015) -- Regarding Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Martin Truex Jr. has feelings ranging from   optimism to trepidation. For the optimism part, Indy's 2.5-mile flat track has similarities to Pocono Raceway where Truex claimed a victory last month, driving the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress ...FULL STORY »
NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Previews
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at The Brickyard –160 laps/400 miles #Brickyard400 Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) @IMS Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s/Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, July 26 NBCSN (3:30 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRnascar #TeamMcD ...FULL STORY »
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Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
Brett Moffitt | No. 34 CSX 'Play It Safe' Ford "I got a little experience at Indy last year. It's a really cool racetrack. Just with the heritage and the history behind it, it's really neat to be out there. As a driver, it's tough, though. It's narrow. The first time ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Nos 34 CSX & 38 FFA Ford Fusions
FFA Car Makes History at Brickyard 400
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
No. 38 FFA + CSX Living to Serve Ford Team Hopes to 'Climb the Fence' For Social Responsibility INDIANAPOLIS - July 22, 2015 - Before a single engine starts at 1 p.m. on July 26, the Brickyard 400 will make history once again this year as the No. 38 FFA + ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/ Budweiser Chevrolet, looks on from the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 13, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – From Bakersfield to Indianapolis
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (July 22, 2015) – Kevin Harvick grew up racing go-karts in Bakersfield, California, dreaming of his turn to one day emulate his childhood hero Rick Mears, the four-time Indianapolis 500 champion and three-time IndyCar Series champion who also hails from Bakersfield.  His dream was to win the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 20 -26, 2015
no responses - Posted 07.22.15
BUSCH BATTLING BACK: Camry driver Kyle Busch recorded his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) victory in the last four races with a win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday. After going a lap down early in the event, Busch battled back and led 96 laps (of 301) ...FULL STORY »


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