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Jul 22
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Truex Jr. Has Range of Emotions For Indy

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 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 Chevrolet. The apprehension is a result of NASCAR's new aerodynamic rules package for the fabled track. "Indy is a super challenging and technical racetrack," said Truex. "However, after winning at Pocono I feel like we'll have a little bit of an edge there because of some of the similarities between the two tracks. I feel that we can apply a lot of things we did at Pocono to Indy. “The big curve ball this ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Previews

NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

The Brickyard Awaits Chase Elliott and NAPA AUTO PARTS’ Return

Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Great Clips 250 at Michigan International Speedway on June 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DRIVER: Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet RACE: Lilly Diabetes 250 (100 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Indianapolis Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 25, 2015 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 22, 2015) – Chase Elliott, NAPA AUTO PARTS driver and ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview

2015 NXS Driver Kevin Harvick (TaxSlayer.com) - Photo Credit: Lachian Cunningham/Getty Images DRIVER: Kevin Harvick / No. 88 Morton Buildings Chevrolet RACE: Lilly Diabetes 250 (100 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Indianapolis Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 25, 2015 Quotes | Kevin Harvick: “Indianapolis has always been a good track for me throughout the ... FULL STORY »

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Announces Partnership with Dixie Chopper and Big Machine Records for NASCAR XFINITY Series Race in Indianapolis

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Racing Logo CONCORD, N.C. (July 22, 2015) – HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today a partnership with Dixie Chopper and Big Machine Records for the NASCAR XFINITY Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on Saturday, July 25 at 3:30 ... FULL STORY »

Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

Front Row Motorsports Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

FFA Car Makes History at Brickyard 400

2015 NSCS Nos 34 CSX & 38 FFA Ford Fusions 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 ... 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
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
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 »
2015 NSCS Driver, Tony Stewart (Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Tony Stewart – Hoosier Returns to Home Track
Posted 07.22.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Many years have passed since Tony Stewart was a youngster growing up in Indiana, working his way up auto racing’s hierarchical ladder and dreaming of the day he would race across the famed yard of bricks that make up the start-finish line at the historic Indianapolis Motor ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Ricky Stenhouse Jr (NOS Energry) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.15
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Indianapolis Advance Team: No. 17 NOS Energy Drink Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @Stenhousejr and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Stenhouse has two Sprint Cup starts at IMS with an average starting position of 23.0 and average finishing position of 24.5. Stenhouse has completed 99.7% (319 ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Kyle Busch No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series No. 54 Team Preview No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • Kyle Busch returns to the Brickyard this week to drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry on Saturday, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Erik Jones (Game Stop) - Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Erik Jones 2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Erik Jones / No. 20 GameStop Mad Max Toyota Camry Preview Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Mad Max Toyota Camry News and Notes: • JONES MAKES IMS DEBUT: Continuing to visit many tracks for the first time this season, Erik Jones will add Indianapolis Motor Speedway to that ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images)
Daniel Suárez 2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: ROOKIE BATTLE: The Sunoco Rookie of the Year battle in the NASCAR XFINITY Series is a hot one. After posting his third top-five and seventh top-10 finish of the season, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver David Starr (Zachry) - Photo Credit: Lachian Cunningham/Getty Images
David Starr 2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
David Starr, No. 44 Zachry Camry Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway David Starr seeking gains at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: With the NASCAR XFINITY Series heading to Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) this weekend, David Starr will make his third run at the 2.5-mile legendary track. In his two previous ...FULL STORY »
Blake Koch (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images)
Blake Koch 2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Blake Koch, No. 8 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Toyota Camry Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Blake Koch Hopes to Continue Momentum in Indy: After a great weekend in New Hampshire, Blake Koch heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway hoping to keep that momentum going. This weekend's Lilly Diabetes 250 will mark ...FULL STORY »


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