Busch Hoping To Carry Momentum Through Playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS – Kurt Busch brought his No. 41 Ford home sixth in Monday’s rain delayed Brickyard 400 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was a finish Busch says is huge to carry into the playoffs. The reason? Busch’s top 10 finish was his 17th of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Eight of those have come in the last eight races though. Now, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver is hoping to keep this momentum going and not change a thing heading into next week’s playoff opener in Las Vegas. “Yeah…

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Stewart-Haas Racing Strong On Monday, But Mistakes Take Away Brickyard 400 Win

INDIANAPOLIS – Monday’s Brickyard 400 victory should have gone to someone from Stewart-Haas Racing. They were so dominant all day and had a car in position to win the 160 Lap race in the end. Unfortunately, the cards just weren’t in their favor. Clint Bowyer earned his first top five finish over the last nine races in his No. 14 Ford when he finished fifth on Monday. But, he wasn’t too happy about it though. Bowyer, had this race won until Denny Hamlin cycled into the lead after the final pit…

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Allgaier Wins Thrilling Lilly Diabetes 250 For 1-2 JRM Finish

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second straight year, we were treated to a thrilling Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Last year, William Byron narrowly beat Paul Menard in a record setting race. While we had to wait two days to run the 2018 edition, the wait was well worth it. Justin Allgaier barely topped his JRM teammate of Tyler Reddick to win for the fifth time of the season and 10th of his XFINITY Series career. Allgaier, led the first lap of the race and the final in his…

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5 Takeaways From Monday’s Lilly Diabetes 250

INDIANAPOLIS – After three straight days of rain at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, we finally had race cars on the famed 2.5-mile track on Monday morning. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race was the appetizer for the Brickyard 400 which would be run later on in the day. The record setting Lilly Diabetes 250 was a thrilling one from start to finish. Here are five takeaways from this morning’s race. 

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Everything You Need To Know For Monday’s NASCAR Action At IMS

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, mother nature didn’t cooperate for the super weekend of racing action in Indianapolis. Other than the inaugural USAC Midget races on the .25-mile dirt track inside of Turn 3 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, everything else was completely rained out. That sets up a doubleheader of NASCAR action around the famed 2.5-mile track on Monday. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race will run at 10 a.m. ET with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race following at 2 p.m. ET. Here’s everything you need to know about both races. 

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Truex, Suarez Fail Inspection To Start Brickyard 400 In The Rear

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite rain canceling qualifying for the 25th Running of the Brickyard 400, all 40 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars still had to go through technical inspection. The process started mid-afternoon on Saturday and when it was all said and done, two drivers will be forced to start in the rear. Martin Truex Jr’s No. 78 Toyota failed inspection three times and will have to give up his third starting spot. He will roll off 39th instead. 

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All On Track Activity Canceled On Saturday, Brickyard 400 Start Time Moved Up, XFINITY Series Race Moved To Monday

INDIANAPOLIS – Rain has ruined the new date for the Brickyard 400 race weekend. Mother nature washed out both NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions on Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and did so again on Saturday. Both XFINITY Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying sessions were rained out on Saturday as was both Cup practices too. Also affected was the XFINITY Series’ Lilly Diabetes 250. The race was moved to Monday at 10 a.m. ET as rain is forecasted on Sunday for the Indy area too. So, in…

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Brickyard 400 Qualifying Rained Out, For 3rd Straight Year Kyle Busch On The Pole

INDIANAPOLIS – For the third straight year, Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Toyota will start on the pole for the Brickyard 400. This time though, it’s not because of weekend merit. The last two years, Busch won the pole on speed. This year, he won it on season speed. 

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Drivers Fine Without Practice Time Before Brickyard, Expect Difficult Challenges Though

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, a cold front coming through the Indianapolis area on Friday afternoon and remnants of Hurricane Gordon all day Saturday have not allowed any on track activity to occur on the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval this weekend. Now, we head into both the Brickyard 400 as well as the Lilly Diabetes 250 with no practice nor qualifying times in the books on the 2.5-mile track. Yes, that’s right, out of the 40 drivers to race in each event on Sunday and now Monday, no one has had any…

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Lilly Diabetes 250 Qualifying Canceled, Lineup Set By Owners Points

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, mother nature is undefeated this weekend in Indianapolis. Both NASCAR XFINITY Series practices were rained out on Friday and now qualifying to set the field for the Lilly Diabetes 250 has been scrapped too. Rain started falling in the Indy area late Friday morning and it hasn’t let up since. After a cold front worked its way through, remnants of Hurricane Gordon are moving through the Central Indiana area now. The starting lineup for the 25th race of the XFINITY Series season will be set by owners points…

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