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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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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