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Jul 25
Friday

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 SS will make this year’s race to The Chase. And that stern feeling from the defending champion of the Crown Royal presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard comes on the heels of two of his last three finishes, which include third and fifth at Kentucky Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway respectively. “We’ve got some better finishes under our belt the last three or four races,” said Newman Friday morning. “Two top-fives was something we needed to get. We’ve ... 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 »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Ryan Newman

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Kurt Busch

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon

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 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 ... 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 »
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 »
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Fan Favorites to Rock Red Cat Summer Stage
Posted 07.24.14
Tim Dugger will headline the Red Cat Summer Stage Concert on Friday night ofCheez-It™ 355 at The Glen ; Zac Brown Tribute Band returns as opening act WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 24, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is proud to welcome back Tim Dugger as the headliner for the Red Cat Summer Stage Concert on Friday night of the Cheez-It™ 355 at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill Pitting the No. 40 carforsale.com Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Carsforsale.com to Sponsor No. 40 Hillman Racing Chevrolet SS at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 07.24.14
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (July 24, 2014) – Carsforsale.com, one of the Internet’s largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce that the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS will make its fourth appearance of the season with Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing at the NASCAR Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 on July 27.  The 21st annual 160-lap ...FULL STORY »
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Bobby Labonte, Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.24.14
Huntersville, NC (July 24, 2014) - Heading to one of the most prestigious events in auto racing, Tommy Baldwin Racing will field a three car team at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Bobby Labonte joins Michael Annett and Reed Sorenson for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the ...FULL STORY »
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IMS Encourages Fans to Use ‘Know Your Zone’ Routes, Parking
Posted 07.24.14
Infield parking available for Sprint Cup race Sunday by advance permit purchase only INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Race fans looking for the most efficient ways to avoid heavy traffic en route to the 2014 Kroger Super Weekend and the 21st running of the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.24.14
Carl Edwards – Brickyard 400 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-910 Backup Chassis: RK-904 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES  New Hampshire Recap o   After starting 14th Carl Edwards ran in the top 20 for most of the race, but was able to capture a 13th place finish on the 1-mile oval.  Edwards at the Brickyard o   Edwards is still ...FULL STORY »
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Kasey Kahne Firing on All Cylinders for WGI
Posted 07.23.14
Hendrick Motorsports driver promotes Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen during multiple in-market appearances WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 23, 2014) – Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports, spent his afternoon in the Buffalo area promoting the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen.  Making appearances on behalf ...FULL STORY »
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ESPN’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Coverage Rolls Out at Indianapolis
Posted 07.23.14
ESPN begins its coverage of the final 17 races of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with a live, flag-to-flag telecast of the Brickyard 400 at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 27. The telecast from Indianapolis is presented by Golden Corral and begins with theNASCAR Countdown pre-race show at noon ET from ...FULL STORY »


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