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Kyle Busch on expectations for Jeff Gordon: 'He could surprise us all'

It's always a good feeling for a driver when they come back to a race track where they are the defending winner.That's the case for Kyle Busch this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway."It's pretty cool," said Busch. "I get a good chance to come out here and hopefully have an opportunity to defend our Brickyard 400 victory of last year and look forward to being able to do that...
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Kyle Busch Fastest in Final Indy Cup Practice

Kyle Busch has his sights firmly locked on a return trip to Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s vaunted victory lane. The defending race winner and Sprint Cup Series champion set the mark to beat during Friday Afternoon’s final practice session for Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard. Busch ran a fast lap of 48.749 seconds (184.619 MPH...
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11 hours ago

SunnyD Signs Multi-Year Extention with Roush Fenway

SunnyD is going to be keeping Ricky Stenhouse Jr. nice and bright for awhile longer as the drink brand announced a multi-year extension as a primary partner on Stenhouse Jr.’s No. 17 Sprint Cup Series Ford Fusion. “We are very excited to have SunnyD extend its partnership on the No. 17,” said Stenhouse. “It’s a great brand and we have had a lot of fun this year promoting...
Via On Pit Road
18 hours ago

Throwback Thursday Theater – Dale Jarrett Starts Tradition of Kissing the Bricks after 1996 Brickyard Win

By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor As the calendar continues to roll through the month of July, this coming weekend is always a special one for the drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. For the 23rd year, the series heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the running of the Brickyard 400. With that in mind, we take a step back in time 20 years ago to the 1996 edition of the...
Via Motorsports Tribune
2 days ago

Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon have 'checkered' pasts at Indy

They are champions and they are Prodigal Sons, and this weekend, they both will be back home in Indiana, with a set of circumstances no one would have envisioned at the start of the year. Indiana native Tony Stewart, suddenly and unexpectedly very much relevant in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship picture in his final full-time season, will race for his third Brickyard 400...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth makes 'uncalled for' move to win Slinger Nationals

Matt Kenseth returned to his home state of Wisconsin on Tuesday night to win his seventh Slinger Nationals title at Slinger Speedway. Kenseth knocked fellow Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones out of the way on a late restart to win the event, but Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway wasn't too impressed with his own move. "My move wasn't a very...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things you need to know about the Eldora Dirt Derby

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is getting ready for Wednesday night's Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.Live coverage of qualifying begins at 5 p.m. ET on FS1, with race coverage beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET.Here are five things you need to know in preparation for the Eldora Dirt Derby:The format -- With the one-off dirt race for the Truck...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five cars owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. listed on eBay

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has always been a big fan of eBay, and now five cars personally-owned by the Hendrick Motorsports driver are listed on the bidding site. Featured in the listing include Earnhardt Jr.'s 1973 Chevrolet Camaro, a 2002 Chevy Camaro, a 1994 Jeep Cherokee and an electric street legal golf cart.  Also up for bidding is a 2010 Chevy Camaro, driven by Earnhardt's sister...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth orders lobster after win in New Hampshire 301

Matt Kenseth will take another lobster, thank you very much. Kenseth won Sunday's New Hampshire 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, taking the lead from Martin Truex Jr. with 44 laps to go and then surviving a spate of wrecks, cautions and restarts over the final 29 laps to claim his second victory of the 2016 season. "You’re always pleased to be...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Team owner Hendrick hopeful Earnhardt returns at Brickyard

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Team owner Rick Hendrick says he does not think the concussion symptoms that sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. are career threatening. Hendrick hopes to have NASCAR's most popular driver back in the car next week at the Brickyard. Earnhardt sat out Sunday's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because he was not cleared to race. Alex Bowman drove the No. 88 Chevrolet...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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