Fiery Lap 110 Caution Changes Entire Brickyard 400, Was It a Race Saver?

INDIANAPOLIS – On Lap 110 of Sunday’s Brickyard 400, Kyle Busch had led 87 laps, Martin Truex Jr. with nine. Combined, the duo had led 96 of the 110 laps on that key race restart. They were 1-2 for pretty much the entire Brickyard 400 up to that point and looking like another 1-2 finish. Until Turn 1. 

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Top 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS- It’s easy to pick favorites for any race, but what about sleepers? Picking them for a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is even tougher. Out of the 23 year history of the Brickyard 400, usually the greatest in the sport win at the famed 2.5-mile track. Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Jarrett, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Bill Elliott, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Bobby Labonte, need I go on? Obviously, a sleeper winner can happen though. Jamie McMurray in 2010 and Paul Menard in 2011…

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Kyle Busch Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is becoming Kyle Busch’s playground. He’s now won two of the last three NASCAR XFINITY Series races here, two straight Brickyard 400’s and now two straight Brickyard 400 poles too. Busch, powered his No. 18 Toyota to the top of the speed charts in the closing seconds of qualifying on Saturday afternoon from the famed 2.5-mile track, as he earned his second straight IMS pole and 23rd of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career by having a speed of 187.301 mph in the third…

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NASCAR Pleased With Changes After Record Breaking XFINITY Series Race at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – No one really knew what to expect when NASCAR added aero ducts and restrictor plates to the NASCAR XFINITY Series cars for this weekend’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The change was in wake of the disappointing racing here, as everyone didn’t know what to expect on Saturday, but also thought it couldn’t get any worse. Well, now that the race is in our rear view mirror, it’s safe to say this package is likely here to stay. We saw several race records broken, including lead…

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5 Favorites To Win Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS – Winning at Indy is always a feat every driver wants to accomplish during the course of his or her driver career. It’s the pinnacle of all motorsports. Yes, the Brickyard 400’s novelty has worn off a bit lately, but for the drivers, this is still a place where they all want to win at. Most say it’s up there with Daytona still as a place they want to win. With that being said, who are the top five favorites for Sunday’s 24th running of the Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m.…

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5 Things To Watch for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network)

INDIANAPOLIS – The 24th annual Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network) will run on Sunday, and it will be a hot one. Temperatures will soar into the 90s with the heat index over or near 100. With that being said, here are the things to watch for on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Drivers Say Qualifying Important for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network) Here’s Why

INDIANAPOLIS – Its no secret, track position is very important here at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Passing is very tough for NASCAR action on the famed 2.5-mile track. That’s nothing new. Drivers are citing that this is a one-groove race track for them as to the biggest reason for that. It’s so tough to pass because of the one groove nature of this beast. They’re also saying that it’s a “detriment” to get out of that groove if you want to pass. Then, that plus the aero package being so tough…

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