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Race Recap: Determined Gordon Prevails At The Brickyard

Twenty-one years after his first career win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Jeff Gordon will be kissing the bricks once again. Gordon led 40 of the 160 laps, but it was a power move on the outside of Kasey Kahne on the final restart that won the race for him.[...]
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Edwards Officially Done With Roush Fenway Racing After 2014

Roush Fenway Racing announced their 2015 driver lineup and one name was missing. That would be Carl Edwards, who previously flirted with leaving the organization, will be moving on after the 2014 season to another team. Roush Fenway’s lineup will be Greg Biffle returning to the #16 3M Ford, Ricky[...]
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Harvick Blisters The Brickyard For Pole

Kevin Harvick added to his Indianapolis Motor Speedway resume by setting a track record in Saturday’s qualifying to win the pole for Sunday’s Crown Royal 400. The 2003 pole and race winner got around the track at 47.647 seconds in the first round of qualifying. “After the first lap I[...]
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Race Recap: Ty Dillon Picks Up First Nationwide Win At Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS—Ty Dillon held off a charging Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had to win the first NASCAR Nationwide Series race of his career with a fuel cell approaching empty. Dillon grabbed the lead from Busch, the pole winner,[...]
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Final Practice Times: Crown Royal 400

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet 47.544 Leader 2 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 47.747 -0.203 3 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 47.780 -0.236 4 24 Jeff Gordon Axalta Chevrolet 47.909 -0.365 5 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevrolet 47.934[...]
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Confidence Is Strong For Gordon At The Brickyard

Statistically speaking Jeff Gordon is a solid pick for the win at Indianapolis tomorrow afternoon. He’s racked up four wins in his 20 previous starts, 11 top-5s, 16 top-10s, and an average finish of 8.750. That’s where I’m putting my money in the Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge,[...]
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First Practice Times: Crown Royal 400

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 48.313 Leader 2 15 Clint Bowyer RK Motors Charlotte Toyota 48.369 -0.056 3 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 48.403 -0.090 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet 48.479 -0.166 5 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 48.532[...]
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NASCAR Testing Comes To Watkins Glen Next Week

A collection of NASCAR teams will go from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, site of this weekend’s Crown Royal 400, to Watkins Glen International to conduct testing for the upcoming Cheez-It 355 At The Glen. Drivers scheduled to take part in the test include two-time Cheez-It 355 At The Glen winner[...]
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Final Practice Times: Lily Diabetes 250

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 49.932 Leader 2 2 Brian Scott Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet 50.396 -0.464 3 54 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Toyota 50.466 -0.534 4 5 Kevin Harvick Morton Buildings Chevrolet 50.476 -0.544 5 20 Matt Kenseth Resers[...]
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First Practice Times: Lily Diabetes 250

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 98 David Ragan Dnbste Hvy Equpmnt Rntl/CrrllShlbyEngne Ford 49.712 Leader 2 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 49.743 -0.031 3 31 Dylan Kwasniewski FOE Chevrolet 50.018 -0.306 4 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Chevrolet 50.040 -0.328 5 33 Paul Menard Nibco/Menards Chevrolet[...]
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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[...]
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Race Preview: Crown Royal 400

This weekend marks the 21st running of the Crown Royal 400 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon comes in leading the points by 12 over Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, and Jimmie Johnson round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll see[...]
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Race Preview: Lily Diabetes 250

This weekend marks the 3rd running of the Lily Diabetes 250 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Chase Elliott comes in leading the points by 7 over Regan Smith. Elliott Sadler, Ty Dillon, and Brian Scott round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll see some[...]
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Wallace Jr. Holds On for Victory in Thrilling Eldora Race

In one of the most dominating performances the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has seen this season, Darrell Wallace Jr. ended up in victory lane Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway. Despite his lack of dirt-track racing experience, he was able to beat some of the best in the business in[...]
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Starting Lineup: 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer

Pos # Driver Team 1 51 Erik Jones ToyotaCare Toyota 2 13 Jeb Burton Estes/Carolina Nut Company Toyota 3 30 Ron Hornaday Jr. Exide Chevrolet 4 29 Ryan Blaney Cooper Standard Ford 5 98 Johnny Sauter Smokey Mountain/Curb Records Toyota 6 54 Darrell Wallace Jr. ToyotaCare Toyota 7 21 Joey[...]
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1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic Heat Race Results

Heat Race 1 Fin St # Driver Team Lap Status 1 1 51 Erik Jones ToyotaCare Toyota 10 Running 2 2 54 Darrell Wallace, Jr. ToyotaCare Toyota 10 Running 3 3 32 Kyle Larson Glad Chevrolet 10 Running 4 6 63 JR Heffner Mittler Bros. Chevrolet 10 Running 5 4[...]
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Qualifying Results: CarCash Mudsummer Classic

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 51 Erik Jones ToyotaCare Toyota 19.913 Leader 2 35 Mason Mingus Call 811 Toyota 19.931 0.018 3 30 Ron Hornaday Jr. Exide Chevrolet 20.025 0.112 4 88 Matt Crafton Ideal Door/Menards Toyota 20.099 0.186 5 52 Ken Schrader Federated Auto Parts Toyota 20.110[...]
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Final Practice Times: 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 29 Ryan Blaney Cooper Standard Ford 20.485 Leader 2 35 Mason Mingus Call 811 Toyota 20.508 -0.023 3 2 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet 20.549 -0.064 4 30 Ron Hornaday Jr. Exide Chevrolet 20.660 -0.175 5 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet[...]
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First Practice Times: 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 51 Erik Jones ToyotaCare Toyota 19.835 Leader 2 35 Mason Mingus Call 811 Toyota 19.856 -0.021 3 88 Matt Crafton Ideal Door/Menards Toyota 19.951 -0.116 4 19 Tyler Reddick Broken Bow Records Ford 19.967 -0.132 5 32 Kyle Larson Glad Chevrolet 19.998 -0.163[...]
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SnPB Returns To The Track Soon With Help From Can-Am Spyder

It is coming up on one year since I have been at a Sprint Cup Series race track and I am getting antsy. Time cannot move fast enough to the second weekend of August, but until then I want to share with you a great opportunity that was presented to[...]
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Fan3Cast – July 23, 2014 Episode 23

An early week Fan3Cast edition as the Camping World Truck Series prepares to take on the Eldora Speedway on Wednesday. This week Jason and Michael debate who benefited the most from this past weekend’s Sprint Cup Series off weekend and what the rest of the season has in store. As[...]
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Collision Cure Body Werks to Sponsor HScott Motorsports at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – HScott Motorsports announced today that Collision Cure Body Werks will sponsor the No. 51 Chevrolet SS driven by Justin Allgaier in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Collision Cure Body Werks is a family-owned business, with 85 teammates in five[...]
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Race Preview: 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic

This weekend marks the 2nd running of the 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic from the Eldora Speedway. Matt Crafton comes in leading the points by 2 over Ryan Blaney. Johnny Sauter, German Quiroga, and Ron Hornaday, Jr. round out the top-5 in the standings. Entry List Notes This weekend we’ll[...]
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Sorenson Picks Up Sponsor For Indianapolis And Three Other Events

Huntersville, NC – Tommy Baldwin Racing is pleased to welcome Zing Zang Bloody Mary for the first time in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Zing Zang Bloody Mary will sponsor the No. 36 Chevrolet of Reed Sorenson in four high-profile races this season: Indianapolis on July 27, Charlotte[...]
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Jimmy John’s To Sponsor Harvick In Chicagoland Nationwide Race

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – JR Motorsports announced today that Jimmy John’s, the gourmet sandwich shop with more than 1,900 locations across the United States, will be the primary sponsor on Kevin Harvick’s No. 5 Chevrolet in the Sept. 13 Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.[...]
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