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Jul 25
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2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Starting Lineup

2015 NXS Driver, Kyle Busch on track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Kyle Busch, with a new NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) qualifying track record speed of 180.527 MPH at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), captured the pole for today's Lilly Diabetes 250. Busch, who broke his own qualifying track record of 179.888 MPH - which he set last year, received his first series pole and third top-10 start of the 2015 season, his 44th series career pole in 301 races and his third series pole at Indy. Busch's fellow Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) teammates, Daniel Suarez# (180.415 MPH) and Erik Jones (179.928) will start second and third respectively, with Brendan Gaughan (179.087) starting fourth and Paul Menard (178.873) fifth. Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Elliott Sadler (178.827 MPH) starting sixth, Brian Scott (178.674) ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, practices 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: Robert Laberge/Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What have the last four weeks been like for you winning three of the races? “It’s certainly been pretty remarkable to come back and be as successful as we have been for ... FULL STORY »

Practice Mishap Hampers Denny Hamlin At Indianapolis

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, drives back to the garages after his hood flew up 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: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Underestimating the importance of hood pins in NASCAR should never be considered. Just ask Denny Hamlin. After turning the fastest lap in Fridays first practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Jeff ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 Final Practice Session Speeds

Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, practices for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 24, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Daniel Suarez - with a lap speed of 176.810 MPH - was the quickest in Friday's final Lilly Diabetes 250 practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Second quickest in ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Lilly Diabetes 250 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NXS Driver, Kyle Busch (Monster Energy) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of 178.717 MPH, was the quickest early Friday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the first NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS)  Lilly Diabetes 250 practice session. Second quickest with a lap speed of 177.845 MPH was ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Friday morning for their first Brickyard 400 practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and leading the way - with a lap speed of 182.208 MPH - was Denny Hamlin. Jimmie Johnson, ... FULL STORY »

Scorching hot Kyle Busch blazes into Indianapolis looking for a third straight win

2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »



Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Ready to Turn Left in Circle City
Posted 07.22.15
(DELAWARE, OHIO - July 22, 2015) - Cody Coughlin's family is full of straight-line racers, but the 19-year-old Joe Gibbs Racing development driver plans to go in circles this Friday night in the Circle City. Coughlin is returning to the ARCA/CRA Super Series with his yellow no. 1 Team JEGS ...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 »
NASCAR Driver, Kyle Busch (Skittles) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Tasting the Bricks with Help from the ‘Rainbow’
Posted 07.21.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 21, 2015) – Kyle Busch’s 32 victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have come at 17 of the 23 racetracks where it competes. Those 32 wins on layouts of virtually every shape and size are certainly proof of the Las Vegas native’s versatility and fierce appetite ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, stands on the grid prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 15 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 14.3, has completed ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Carl Edwards (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Carl Edwards / No. 19 STANLEY Toyota Preview Crown Royal Presents the “Jeff Kyle” 400 at the Brickyard No. 19 STANLEY Toyota News and Notes: Edwards and the No. 19 STANLEY team head to the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  It was constructed in 1909 and is a 2.5-mile flat rectangular oval with ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images)
Daniel Suárez Perseveres to Score Fifth-Place Finish
Posted 07.19.15
Records Second-Consecutive Top Five, Moves up in Points Standings Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFNITY Series – Lakes Region 200 TRACK: New Hampshire Motor Speedway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 3rd FINISH: 5th LAPS: 200 / 200 POINTS POSITION: 7th (107 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: • Threat ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch celebrates his win in Sunday’s 5-hour ENERGY 301. It was his second straight win in the Sprint Cup Series and second career Cup win at the Magic Mile. (NHMS/HHP)
Hot Trick: Busch Wins for Third Time in Four Weeks
Posted 07.19.15
Kyle Busch braves hot temperatures to take NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 5-hour ENERGY 301 LOUDON, N.H. – On a day with temperatures soaring into the 90s, Kyle Busch continued his red-hot racing. The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driver cruised to his second straight win and third in four weeks, taking Sunday's ...FULL STORY »


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