Articles tagged ‘IMS’

Jul 22

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 15.1, has completed 2,038 of 2,241 (90.9 percent) career laps, and has led for a total of 39 laps.  Kenseth has earned six top-five and eight top-10 finishes at the historic 2.5-mile track. KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400, Kenseth will also pilot the No. 20 Reser’s Toyota Camry in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Saturday’s start for Kenseth will be his second Nationwide Series start at the Brickyard. JOE GIBBS ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Hungry for an Indy Victory

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (SNICKERS) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – Kyle Busch’s 29 victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have come at 17 of its 23 different racetracks. Those 29 wins on tracks of virtually every shape and size are certainly proof of the Las Vegas native’s versatility and fierce ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Drives Love’s Ford into Brickyard ‘Funnel’

2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Love's Travel Stops) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Driver Feels New Rule Package Will Help No. 38 Team at Indy STATESVILLE, JULY 22, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: "Indianapolis is a special place. You feel ... FULL STORY »

Ragan to Cap 700-Plus Miles of Racing at Brickyard

NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images MDS Transport Makes No. 34 Ford Debut at Historic Speedway STATESVILLE, JULY 22, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: "Indy is a special place. I grew up a stock-car ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Driver Tony Stewart

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobi1/Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images TONY STEWART, NO. 14 MOBIL 1/BASS PRO SHOPS CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST OF THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE. THE MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  We're joined today by Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet for Stewart‑Haas ... FULL STORY »

2014 Indianapolis Motor Speedway NASCAR & TUDOR Weekend Track Event Schedule


CHARACTER COUNTS! Joins Moffitt and Jay Robinson Racing at Indianapolis

2014 NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images BIGGEST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN THE NATION TO BE PRIMARY PARTNER OF NO. 66 TOYOTA MONROE, N.C. (JULY 18, 2014) -- Jay Robinson Racing announced today that CHARACTER COUNTS!®, a character-building initiative of the Josephson Institute, will be the primary partner ... FULL STORY »

Actor Chris Pratt speaks onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Actor Chris Pratt to Drive Chevrolet SS Pace Car at Brickyard
Posted 07.18.14
INDIANAPOLIS – Actor Chris Pratt – star of the soon-to-be-released movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” – will serve as honorary pace car driver in a 2014 red and silver Chevrolet SS pace car for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by on Sunday, July 27 at ...FULL STORY »
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Announces Scavenger Hunt
Posted 07.17.14
Watch @IMS for Clues Each Day INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 17, 2014 - In preparation of the upcoming 2014 Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will hold a scavenger hunt for fans that will run from July 18-23. For the first five days, prizes ...FULL STORY »
2014 Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard
Big Machine Races to the Brickyard 400 with Stellar Line-up of Country Stars
Posted 06.23.14
The Band Perry, Justin Moore, Brantley Gilbert and More Will Headline Stages at the “Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard” Weekend (July 26 & 27) Record Label Sponsors Music-Themed Events For Fourth Consecutive Year at Historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway NASHVILLE, TN (June 23, 2014) – With a ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Completes Indianapolis, Chicagoland, Kentucky Tests
Posted 06.20.14
AKRON, Ohio (Friday, June 20, 2014) -- With its at-track session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past Monday and Tuesday, Goodyear completed a busy stretch of testing in preparation for this summer's NASCAR schedule.Participating in the test at Indianapolis were Greg Biffle in the No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford, Clint Bowyer in ...FULL STORY »
Country Music star Justin Moore unveils John Wayne Walding as the winner of Crown Royal's "Your Hero's Name Here" with a custom guitar bearing the John Wayne Walding 400 logo at Bridgestone Arena on June 3, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Crown Royal)
Green Beret Announced As Namesake of Brickyard 400 During CMT Music Awards Live Broadcast
Posted 06.05.14
Crown Royal Awards US Army Sergeant First Class Retired John Wayne Walding Race Naming Rights Through Whisky Brand’s Annual “Your Hero’s Name Here” Program NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 – When Green Beret John Wayne Walding attends his first NASCAR race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July, he’ll see a familiar name plastered around ...FULL STORY »
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IMS and Angie’s List Announce Entitlement of Grand Prix of Indianaplis
Posted 06.03.14
The Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Angie's List announced today that the Indianapolis-based company will be the title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis through 2016. The Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis ...FULL STORY »
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Kroger Announce the “Race to End Hunger” to Benefit Gleaners Food Bank
Posted 05.29.14
IMS Commits to Match $10,000 in Associate and Customer Donations INDIANAPOLIS - Thursday, May 29, 2014 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Kroger Co.'s Central Division announced the "Race to End Hunger" campaign today at the Kroger store located in Speedway, Ind. This new campaign will allow Kroger customers to donate ...FULL STORY »
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IMS Offers Special Ticket Discounts for 2015 Indianapolis 500 Fans
Posted 05.28.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - As a thank you to the greatest race fans in the world, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is offering special pricing for selected days for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 24, 2015. All ticket reorders for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 must be ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Hunter-Reay, driver of the #28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda Dallara, celebrates in Victory Lane with milk after winning the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Hunter-Reay prevails in second-closest finish
Posted 05.25.14
INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2014)-- Ryan Hunter-Reay was denied a shot at a final-lap victory in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race because of a yellow flag for a single-car incident in Turn 1. Third place was his career high in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," but the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., ...FULL STORY »

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