It was a full weekend for the NASCAR Nationwide drivers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Starting on Thursday they had a full day of practice, Friday seemed to offer the only real “off day” that they were going to see, but many schedules were filled with sponsor appearances around the city.
They qualified on Saturday and ran the inaugural Indiana 250. Kasey Kahne qualified on the pole. Quite a few of the drivers taking part in the Nationwide race were also taking part in the Brickyard 400 the following day.
The green flag was thrown at 4.52 P.M, Kyle Busch beat Kasey Kahne to the line… there were talks of Busch jumping the restart but no mention of it by NASCAR.
One of the reasons that NASCAR might not of penalized Busch was because of the competition caution thrown at Lap 16 to check tire wear and make setup adjustments.
On lap 39, Danica Patrick turned Reed Sorenson. He turned back up the track during the crash and Patrick’s car ran right into him. The hard crash sent Patrick...