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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William Byron Shows He’s The Real Deal, Wins Lilly Diabetes 250

INDIANAPOLIS – About a month ago, William Byron finished second in the closest margin of victory, or in his case, defeat, at the Michigan International Speedway. What has he done since? Three victories, a third place finish and seventh place effort. 

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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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Larson Says Option To Race Indy 500 On Him Now, Looking for Courage To Do It

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been widely known that Kyle Larson would love to some day run the Indianapolis 500. He’s mentoined it on numerous occasions. The reason he hasn’t done it yet was it was thought of that his boss Chip Ganassi was holding out. Ganassi, told me back in May that he would love to let Larson do the double. It all came down to funding. Well, with a new Verizon IndyCar Series spec coming out in 2018, and funding appearing to be in place, will it happen? It sounds like…

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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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“It’s an Absolute Honor To Race Here” Earnhardt Jr. to Make Final Indianapolis Start

INDIANAPOLIS – Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make his final start of his career at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s 24th annual Brickyard 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBC/IMS Radio Network). Normally, the story of Earnhardt making his final start at a track would get old. I mean it’s a story we will write about every week. But, this is Indy and this means more. 

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