Enjoy NASCAR? Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Heather * you forgot to post to NASCAR NATION group * I'll re-blog for you...I'm ready for Friday and practice and qualifying on SPEED

Original content by Heather Fitzgerald

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened in 1909.  In 1911 the first Indy 500 race took place. This weekend the Brickyard will be filled with race fans as well as well known NASCAR drivers. 

"The term "Brickyard" is in reference to the nickname historically used for the Indianapolis Motor Speedwaybrick in 1909, and a one-yard strip of brick remains exposed the start/finish line" since 1910.  "Since the inaugural race, the Brickyard 400 has become NASCAR's most–attended event, drawing an estimated crowd of more than 250,000 fans annually. It also has become NASCAR's second highest paying race in dollars (behind the Daytona 500)."  - source wikipedia

Some Familiar Faces will Be Participating at the Brickyard 400!

Mark Martin Kasey Kahne Bobby Labonte  Denny Hamlin Tony Stewart Kyle Busch  Bill Elliott Jeff Gordon Jeff Burton Casey Mears Travis Kvapil David Gilliland Ryan Newman Jimmie Johnson Michael McDowell Martin Truex Jr. Dave Blaney Dale Earnhardt Jr.

 

 

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Art Kruschka
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Wallace  I am not a race car fan, but I can understand why it is so popular

Jul 21, 2010 02:44 PM #1
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Art * Liberal media aside, NASCAR fans come in all sizes and shapes....and you are NEVER too old to learn.  The King is still going STRONG!.

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