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Jul 26
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2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Steve Letarte in the garage area during practice - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, his season to-date, Chase Elliott and other drivers at JRM and other topic .  KERRY THARP:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. has joined us here in the Chris Economaki press room at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Dale drives the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.  He's got two victories on the season.  Dale, you were fifth fastest in that final practice.  How is your race car this weekend and your outlook for here at Indy as we start the stretch run before we get into the Chase? DALE EARNHARDT JR.:  Yeah, I think the car is ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Early Saturday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch broke the previous NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) qualifying track record with a lap speed of 179.888mph, to capture the pole for today's Lilly Diabetes 250. Busch, who held the previous qualifying track record ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Defending 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Jimmie Johnson - with a lap speed of 189.298mph - was the fastest in Saturday morning's final practice session for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Brad Keselowski was second ... FULL STORY »

Dixie Chopper Rides With Jeffrey Earnhardt At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt (JD Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images GAFFNEY, S.C. – Dixie Chopper, home of the “World’s Fastest Lawn Mower” and for decades the nation’s leading mower company, will sponsor driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. JD Motorsports team owner ... FULL STORY »

Friday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook: Featuring Ryan Newman, Marcos Ambrose And Chase Elliott

Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Friday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook: Ryan Newman Focused On Indy Return And Chase Chances: INDIANAPOLIS -- Despite being winless in the first 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for Richard Childress Racing, Ryan Newman seems confident that his No. 31 Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed changes he would make to the 2015 schedule, his favorite Brickyard 400 memories and many other topics. MODERATOR: We are now joined ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Juan Pablo Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #12 Penske Truck Rental Ford, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Ford Fusion, will be attempting to make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start of the season this weekend in the Brickyard 400.  Montoya, whose other race came at Michigan ... FULL STORY »



Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents, the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Mark Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 07.25.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to be fastest during Friday’s practice? “I felt like we had a really good hour-and-a-half.  It was productive, so one of our goals was to get a good lap in case it does rain tomorrow, they always go off first practice ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Ryan Newman
Posted 07.25.14
RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 QUICKEN LOANS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed what changes he would make to the 2015 schedule, his take on where the performance of RCR is midseason and many other topics. MODERATOR: It is my honor to introduce the winner ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents, the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Kurt Busch
Posted 07.25.14
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed the difference of racing an Indy Car and Stock Car on the 2.5-mile track, his connection to Indianapolis following his attempt at the double in May and many other topics. MODERATOR: Now ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 07.25.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed racing at the famed 2.5-mile track, his thoughts on the 2015 schedule and many other topics.  Full Transcript MODERATOR: We're going to continue on with our media availability with a gentleman who really ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.25.14
Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 186.285mph, was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 186.070mph, was Clint Bowyer; followed by Brad Keselowski (185.939mph) who was third, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Ty Dillon (center) speaks with his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevy Crew - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.25.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
Aric Almirola with Richard Petty - Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Petty & Almirola
Posted 07.25.14
Richard Petty and Aric Almirola were part of a presentation with sponsors Eckrich and Kroger that recognized Samuel Sawyer and his military family Friday morning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of Operation Inspiration.  Sawyer, who was born with spina bifida, was presented a new wheelchair designed like the No. 43 Eckrich Ford ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.25.14
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 was David Ragan posting the fastest lap; followed by series ...FULL STORY »
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Chevy Day & Team Chevy Racing Display Return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 07.24.14
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 Corvette Stingray convertible and Camaro Z/28 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...FULL STORY »


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