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Jul 27
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Ryan Newman Wins His 50th Career Pole by Posting Fastest Lap at Indianapolis

Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Quicken Loans/The Smurfs Chevrolet, poses with the pole award after qualifying in the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samuel Deeds 400 At The Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Seven  Chevrolets Will Start In The Top-10 at the Brickyard INDIANAPOLIS – July 27, 2013 – Ryan Newman, No. 39 Quicken Loans/The Smurfs Chevrolet SS, was the final driver to make a qualifying run during Saturday afternoon’s time trials for the 20th Annual Crown Royal Presents the Samuel Deeds 400 at the Brickyard, but he made it count.   Newman clipped fellow Team Chevy driver Jimmie Johnson’s time in the No. 48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS by a mere 0.024 seconds, to earn the inside front row starting spot for Round 20 on the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup tour.  Newman’s track-record run of 187.531 mph and 47.992 seconds gave him his 50th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole, making him the ninth driver to eclipse 50 pole wins. The ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 39 QUICKEN LOANS/THE SMURFS CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER: THAT WAS QUITE A LAP, AND YOU WENT OUT LAST! "That is the benefit of going out last. You can see, and watch. You have the tracker up there, and ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 4th Did you have the fast time until turn three? "It felt like I had a mile until I got to turn three. I just steered up ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo CARL EDWARDS, NO. 99 FASTENAL FORD FUSION  –  “We have a fast race car and I am pretty proud of that lap. If I did it again I don’t know that I could go any faster. That was a pretty good ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Starting Lineup

2013 NSCS Driver Newman in the No. 39 Quicken Loans/The Smurfs 2 Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images On Saturday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the last NSCS driver to go out to qualify, Ryan Newman, set a new series qualifying track record speed of 187.531 mph (the previous record of 186.293 mph, was set on August 8, ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Driver Danica Patrick

2013 NSCS No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS in the garage at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence DANICA PATRICK, NO. GODADDY CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the differences between IndyCar and stock car racing at Indianapolis, her expectations for Sunday’s race, her comfort level and rookie expectations, and more.  TALK ABOUT RACING IN THE SPRINT CUP ... FULL STORY »

2013 NNS Indiana 250 Starting Lineup

2013 Kyle Busch NNS Coors Light Pole - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images With a new NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying track record at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 179.644 mph (previous record - 176.284 mph, set last year by Kasey Kahne in the inaugural event) captured the 2013 ... FULL STORY »



Crew members push the #78 Furniture Row/Beautyrest Chevrolet, driven by Kurt Busch, through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samuel Deeds 400 At The Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.27.13
If the top speeds in Saturday morning's final NSCS Brickyard 400 practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway carry over to qualifying, then the new Gen-6 car will once again set a new track record, as the top-14 drivers in practice post speeds faster then the record (186.293 mph - set ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Juan Pablo Montoya - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.26.13
Juan Pablo Montoya, with a lap speed of 185.410 mph, was the fastest Friday afternoon during the first NSCS Brickyard 400 practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Note: The qualifying track record speed is 186.293 mph, that was set by Casey Mears on August 8, 2004) Second fastest was Kurt Busch ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon addresses the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 07.26.13
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PEPSI MAX CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed returning to the track, growing up as a racer in the Indianapolis area and other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR ANNUAL BOWLING TOURNAMENT: “Very successful event, I know we raised over $300,000 Riley ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr addresses the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 07.26.13
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, sponsorship, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway and other topics. TALK ABOUT TRAVELING TO NEW YORK CITY YESTERDAY AND COMING HERE ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in the No. 15 RKMotorsCharlotte.com Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Driver Clint Bowyer
Posted 07.26.13
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 RKMotorsCharlotte.com Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Are you happy to be back at the race track? "It's good to be back to the race track -- it seems like we've been gone a month. It seems like I've been gone a month. That was a big ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NNS Indiana 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.26.13
It was Brian Vickers, with a lap speed of 177.855 mph, showing the quickest way around Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the final NNS Indiana 250 practice session. Second quickest with a lap speed of 177.651 mph, was Brian Scott, and he was followed by Regan Smith (177.026 mph) who was third ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Kyle Larson (Cessna) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NNS Indiana 250 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.26.13
On-track activity at Indianapolis Motor Speedway began early Friday morning with the NASCAR Nationwide Series beginning their first Indiana 250 practice session at 8:30 am (ET). And, at the end of the session, it was series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
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Brand Affinity Technologies Teams Up With Indianapolis Motor Speedway as Exclusive Photo Partner of the Brickyard NASCAR Race
Posted 07.25.13
Brand Affinity’s FanPhotos Services to Engage Fans at Premier Sprint Cup Series Summertime Racing Event IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2013 — Brand Affinity Technologies, Inc. (“Brand Affinity”), the expert in engaging, activating, and monetizing fans, today announced its exclusive fan photo partnership with the Crown Royal Presents the Samuel Deeds 400 at the ...FULL STORY »
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Chevy Day, Team Chevy Racing Display Returns to IMS
Posted 07.25.13
Autographs, Q&A Sessions with Some of Racing’s Biggest Names  DETROIT – Race Fans will get the opportunity to see up-close race-car drivers such as Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick, and cars like the 2014 Corvette Stingray and 2014 Chevrolet SS at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this ...FULL STORY »


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