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Jul 22
Tuesday

Danica Patrick – The Brickyard

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – Danica Patrick probably has one of the best records of a driver never to win the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. Six top-10 finishes in seven races, including a fourth in 2005 and a third in 2009. Five times she started in the top-10, and she basically holds just about every record for a woman in the 500. But having focused on her big transition to NASCAR since 2011, the 500 is now just a memory. Which brings us to the Brickyard 400 – the 160-lap stock car race which she debuted in last year, finishing 30th. And while it’s 100 miles shorter than the 500, a lot of people who have dreamed about winning the 500 have actually ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Michigan July Test Q&A with Drivers Stenhouse, Biffle & Edwards

Ford Racing Logo Roush Fenway Racing Cup drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards spent Monday and Tuesday using one of their NASCAR allotted tests at Michigan International Speedway in preparation for both the August MIS race and this weekend’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor ... FULL STORY »

Collision Cure Body Werks to Sponsor HScott Motorsports at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2014 NSCS No. 51 Collision Cure Chevrolet SS SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 22, 2014) - HScott Motorsports announced today that Collision Cure Body Werks will sponsor the No. 51 Chevrolet SS driven by Justin Allgaier in this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Collision ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr. to Make 10th Brickyard 400 Start in the 20th Anniversary of Auto Racing’s Midsummer Classic

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Robert/Laberge/Getty Images DENVER (July 22, 2014) – While Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 this weekend, Furniture Row Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. will be celebrating his 10th start at the hallowed track that has been located ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Heads to Indianapolis Chasing The Chase

(L-R) Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, talks with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Still Competing for Chase Spot With 16 drivers making the new Chase in 2014, Marcos Ambrose is trying to gain as many points possible to make a playoff spot. The STANLEY Ford team at Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) are currently 20th ... FULL STORY »

No. 43 Eckrich Team Look to Build Momentum in Next Seven Races

Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Eckrich Ford, speaks with his crew chief Trent Owens - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Almirola will Make Third Start at Iconic Track After a week off, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Ford team are recharged and ready for the challenge of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With just seven races until The Chase for the ... FULL STORY »

Zing Zang Joins Tommy Baldwin Racing in Four Race Deal

Tommy Baldwin Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (July 22, 2014) - Tommy Baldwin Racing is pleased to welcome Zing Zang Bloody Mary for the first time in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Zing Zang Bloody Mary will sponsor the No. 36 Chevrolet of Reed ... FULL STORY »



Paul Menard (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Moen/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Moen/Menards Chevrolet at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ... This weekend in the John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Paul Menard and the No. 27 Moen/Menards Chevrolet SS team will pilot chassis No. 480. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS is a ...FULL STORY »
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
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 479 in Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This is a new chassis and will be utilized for the first time this weekend.  Newman at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Mycogen Seeds Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Mycogen Seeds Chevrolet at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 481 in the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be utilized under race ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event : John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014 Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ... In 20 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing has posted two pole awards (Kevin Harvick in ...FULL STORY »
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 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (SNICKERS) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Hungry for an Indy Victory
Posted 07.22.14
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 appetite for checkered flags. Always looking for more, the driver of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Love's Travel Stops) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Gilliland Drives Love’s Ford into Brickyard ‘Funnel’
Posted 07.22.14
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 it just pulling into the tunnel there. There's just so ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Ragan to Cap 700-Plus Miles of Racing at Brickyard
Posted 07.22.14
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 fan, but I certainly remember watching the Indianapolis 500 with ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobi1/Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Brickyard 400 Q&A with Driver Tony Stewart
Posted 07.21.14
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 Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and owner of ...FULL STORY »


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