Found July 24, 2012 on Fox Sports:
NASCAR will make its annual stop at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for this weekend's Brickyard 400. The Brickyard plays host to this prestigious stock car racing event on motor racing's most identifiable and iconic track. Indianapolis has seen 18 Sprint Cup Series races, so we have some very longstanding data on how the drivers perform at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IMS is a rectangular oval with very flat banking all the way around. The straights are completely flat, and the four corners have banking that varies from nine to 12 degrees. The track is very temperature sensitive, so constant adjustments to the race car are a must to keep up with the changing handling conditions throughout the event. Goodyear developed a great tire for stock cars at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the last few seasons, so tire wear should not to be an issue this Sunday afternoon. The long green flag runs that are commonplace at Indy could bring the fuel-mileage factor into the strat...
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