Team Options Next Key Domino In NASCAR Silly Season, Could Daytona 500 Champion, Brickyard Winner Be Free Agents?

The NASCAR Silly Season has moved very quickly, but now it may stall out for a bit as far as driver changes/lineups. The reason is all because of what’s left is all dependent on the teams. It’s hard to speculate on any moves because the next moves all involve team options. Matt Kenseth is already a free agent, we know that. But, Kurt Busch, Danica Patrick and Kasey Kahne all could join him too. This isn’t out of left field, but Busch, Danica and Kahne all have told me and…

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Kasey Kahne Wins Chaotic Brickyard 400 on Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS – This year’s 24th running of the Brickyard 400 was about as chaotic as ever. For the first time ever, the Brickyard 400 was interrupted by weather after the race had already started. The only other time a race was affected by rain at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard was in 1995 when the race was delayed by over three hours. Today’s race went to a quick red flag on Lap 12 while we were under the first caution for Corey LaJoie getting into the Turn 3 wall…

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NASCAR Explains Decision Not To Throw Caution Before Overtime Line in Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS – The Brickyard 400 was chaotic. Three red flags, one of which at the start of the race for rain. But, from a 2:44 p.m ET green flag, to a checkered flag flying nearly five hours later, some fans were wondering why NASCAR threw a caution after leader Kasey Kahne passed the overtime line. On replay, it was clear Denny Hamlin got into the wall well before Kahne crossed that line on the backstretch of the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That got some wondering if NASCAR purposely threw it out…

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Matt DiBenedetto a Great Story With An Emotional 8th Place Brickyard 400 Run

INDIANAPOLIS – We could start calling him big race Matt. In the season opening Daytona 500, Matt DiBenedetto finished ninth. It was his second career top 10 finish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The other? A sixth place run with BK Racing last spring at Bristol. 

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What Kahne’s Brickyard 400 Triumph Means For Joey Logano

INDIANAPOLIS – The good news for Joey Logano, he got his first top five finish in a month. It was also just his second top five effort since his encumbered win at Richmond. So, momentum is maybe going to start going his way. Logano, brought his No. 22 Ford home fifth in Sunday’s Brickyard 400. The bad news?

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Team Penske Nearly Gets 1st Brickyard 400 Victory on Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS – Brad Keselowski didn’t like his car for much of Sunday’s Brickyard 400. He rarely was found near the top 10. But, his Team Penske teammate Joey Logano was. In the end, there they both were battling for Penske’s first Brickyard 400 triumph in a rain delayed, crash marred Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Penske, has won 16 Indianapolis 500 victories. They’ve yet to win the Brickyard. But, there they were in the end with a shot at a win. Keselowski, was in the lead on Lap 134 after…

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Rough Day for the 2 Drivers Trying To Join Their Fathers In Brickyard 400 Victory Lane

INDIANAPOLIS – Two drivers entered the field for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 with a shot to join their fathers in victory lane on the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were hoping to join the ranks of their historic dads to win the Brickyard 400. Dale Earnhardt Sr. won in 1995, Bill Elliott in 2002. No father-son duo has ever won the Brickyard 400 and just one has done so in the Indianapolis 500. Unfortunately, both of their days went up in smoke instead. 

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