New IndyCar Hits the Track For the 1st Time Today, Jay Frye Talks Entire Testing Process Timeline And Additional OEMS In the Future

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time ever, the newly designed 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series car concept hit the track on Tuesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Both Oriol Servia and Juan Pablo Montoya hit the famed 2.5-mile track today to shake down the new car for next season. Servia, drove the Honda entry while Montoya took his rounds in the Chevrolet design. Today though, was nothing more than to shake these cars down and check some boxes off of a list. It was a monumental yet historical day in that perspective…

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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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Despite Not Winning, Toyota Still In a Class By Themselves

INDIANAPOLIS – Last year, Kyle Busch led 149 laps en route to a Brickyard 400 victory. This year, he dominated once again, this time leading a race high 87 of the 167 laps at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Obviously it didn’t result in a win again, but it went to show that Toyota was still dominant. But, it’s not just him that’s dominating at Indy, it’s Toyota’s in general.

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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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