On the 20th anniversary of his first Indianapolis Motor Speedway victory, Jeff Gordon wins a 5th straight time at the Brickyard 400.
It was Gordon’s 90th career win is his second this season and his… 41 more words
After a well-earned week off, NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSC) drivers head to a track full of history: the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). In one of the longest-titled races, the Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard (CR400), 43 of NASCAR’s best drivers take on this historic quad-oval’s 9 degree, 12 minute-banked turns. 1,360 more words
Defending 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Jimmie Johnson – with a lap speed of 189.298mph – was the fastest in Saturday morning’s final practice session for Sunday’s John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 314 more words
On Friday’s edition, the NASCAR America crew discussed the favorites for Sunday’s Brickyard 400. And not surprisingly, Jimmie Johnson is the easy pick — but there are a few other drivers who could contend.
On Friday’s edition of NASCAR America, Sam Hornish Jr. joined Leigh Diffey to discuss Jimmie Johnson’s quest for his fifth Brickyard 400 win. Hornish noted that Johnson’s first win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a positive turning point for his team.
It seems hard to fathom now, but Jimmie Johnson wasn’t always a threat to win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Before claiming his first of four Brickyard 400 wins in 2006, Johnson earned just one Top-10 in his first four Sprint Cup races there. 314 more words