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Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets profane, inspiring text from his mom

Brenda Gee, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr., sent her son a pretty inspiring text after his 9th place finish at the Brickyard 400.
Via Gamedayr
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Seems To Have a Pretty Cool Mother

I love my mom. pic.twitter.com/eLEe7KDzbt — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) July 27, 2014 Hard not to love this interaction between mother and son. [H/T Ryan] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon wins record fifth Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon captured his record 5th victory at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Via Gamedayr
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Lineup, Bayne Added

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Roush Fenway Racing’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) lineup will consist of three teams anchored by two-time NASCAR champion Greg Biffle. Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Ford and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the No. 17 Ford and also a two-time NASCAR champion will be joined by Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne in the No. 6 Ford. The lineup features a...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards OUT at Roush-Fenway Racing after season

Photo Courtesy: Getty Images This year’s version of the worst kept secret is finally out. Three hours before the green flag is set to drop at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Roush-Fenway Racing confirmed that Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99, will not return after the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Which left no one surprised. For months, it has been speculated that Carl Edwards...
Via Total Sports Blog
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick on pole at Indianapolis, full qualifying results for Brickyard

getty images Kevin Harvick is on the pole for the Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 At The Brickyard on Sunday. Harvick clocked his fastest speed of 188.470 which earned him the pole in qualifying on Saturday. Jeff Gordon will be starting second, followed by Brad Keselowski, Ryan Newman and Brian Vickers. Newman won this race last year. The race will air at 1:00 pm...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nationwide: Kyle Busch on pole at Indianapolis, full starting lineup for Lilly Diabetes 250

Kyle Busch is on the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch captured the pole with a qualifying speed of 179.888 mph at the Brickyard. The running of the Lilly Diabetes 250 is scheduled for a start time of 4:30 pm/ET. The race will run 250 miles, 100 laps. Temperatures will be in the 90′s around race time, with a chance of...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard- Preview

Will Gordon get his record 5th win at Indy, or will hometown favorite Newman win again? Jeff Gordon looks to win his 5th career race at Indy this weekend. Gordon is the series points leader and has wins at Indy in 1994(inaugural NASCAR race), 1998, 2001, and 2004. Jimmie Johnson also has four wins at Indy […] The post Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard...
Via Champs Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jarrett Prepares for Last Indianapolis Race for ESPN

Since retiring in 2008, Dale Jarrett has been one of the greatest announcers in NASCAR. Jarrett, 57, hasn’t been in a racecar in quite some time, yet he has never faded away from the sport. Jarrett joined NASCAR on ESPN before he retired in 2007, and since then – his name has become well-known for fans that weren’t around to follow his racing career. Highlighted by winning...

Chase Elliott hopes to join Dad on Brickyard wins list

Chase Elliott, the runaway leader in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year battle, has three wins and the NASCAR Nationwide Series points lead. He’s zeroing in on the single-season wins record of five, held by Greg Biffle (2001), Kyle Busch (2004) and Carl Edwards (2005). No rookie has ever won the Nationwide Series championship. But more immediately, there’s Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

Ambrose Has A Foot Out Of The Door

It’s been talked about for a while now, but appears closer to reality. NBC’s MotorSportsTalk is reporting that there is a deal in place to allow Marcos Ambrose to go back home to Australia and run in the V8 Supercars next season. While nothing official has been announced, speculation has[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: John Wayne Walding 400 Preview

The Sprint Cup series heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walden 400 at the Brickyard. As a matter of fact, by the time you’ve finished reading the name of this race, they’ll already be there. They won’t be hitting the track for practice until Friday morning, […] The post NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: John Wayne Walding 400...
Via Outside Analysis
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcos Ambrose, Eldora, And Bobby Labonte News

Rodger Penske could wind up getting into Supercar V8 racing next season down in Australia.  The one driver that could wind up in that seat is Marcos Ambrose. Tony Stewart says he would like Nationwide and Sprint Cup races at Eldora. Bobby Labonte is going to be in the #37 Sprint Cup car for the Indy race.
Via The Pit Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

fastfabulous: Kasey Kahne, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #5...

fastfabulous: Kasey Kahne, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS, visits the General Motors Tonawanda Engine facility Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Tonawanda, New York. Kahne toured the Chevrolet Corvette GEN 5 engine line while at the plant, and helped present $60,000 from the GM Foundation to six Buffalo charities. (Photo by Don Heupel for Chevrolet)
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Preview of the Crown Royal Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

Chevrolet has won the last 11 races at Indianapolis, and one Chevy driver who would like to continue the streak is 2-time Brickyard winner Tony Stewart. Currently 19th in the points and with zero wins in 2014, the Indiana native desperately needs a victory -- something he has never gone an entire Sprint Cup season without -- in order to qualify for a spot in the 'Chase'....
Via Racing-reference
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott leads Nationwide Series points following Chicagoland, Full Standings

  getty images Chase Elliott will leave Chicagoland Speedway as the points leader in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. While Elliott took the checkered flag at Chicagoland, he also leaves as the Nationwide Series point leader ahead of Regan Smith by seven. WINNER: Elliott wins Enjoyillinois.com 300, full results The next Nationwide Series race is Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Keselowski Sweeps Loudon; Complete Camping World RV Sales 301 Results

Brad Keselowski's consistent four-tire changes on pitstops enabled him to repeatedly tear through the field during Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where he completed the weekend sweep after having won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race here on Saturday. By attempting to rely on fuel strategy, Denny Hamlin and Jeff Gordon almost denied...
Via Racing-reference
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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