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6 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene
Sign up for RaceView today 1. With two victories, a fifth Brickyard title, and the points lead, Jeff Gordon believes his team is the best in the Sprint Cup Series.
10 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat
Ives, 34, will replace the No. 88 team's crew chief, Steve Letarte, who will move into a broadcasting role with NBC Sports after the 2014 Cup season.
14 hrs ago | Sporting News
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going for the Pocono sweep this weekend, and while it hasn't been done in eight years, there certainly is precedent for it.
15 hrs ago | Auto Racing Daily
Four more drivers cleared the two toughest hurdles for entry into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, both of whom locked up a spot on the Chase Grid at New Hampshire.
Greg Ives, who has been a successful crew chief at Earnhardt's JR Motorsports the last two seasons, will take over as crew chief for Earnhardt's No.
He was the "Wonder Boy" who won at a record pace. He helped bring the primarily southern sport to Madison Avenue and was such a household name rapper Nelly name-dropped Gordon in a song.
Twenty years ago, a 23-year-old kid won the inaugural Brickyard 400. It was just his second career Cup victory, and most people believed they were seeing a superstar in the making.
There's a massive banner that drapes the grandstand containing Gordon's image with the years of his four Brickyard 400 victories listed.
Jul 25, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson during practice for the Crown Royal Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Johnson, driving for Hendrick Motorsports, turned a lap of 189.298 mph in the 35-minute session.
Aside from the Daytona 500, it can certainly be argued that the Brickyard plays host to the most prestigious race in 's foray into the area has proved to be hugely successful and popular in its own right.
Emphasizing that NASCAR respects the needs, rights and opinions of all stakeholders in the sport, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday that the formation of the Race Team Alliance by nine leading owners will not significantly alter the way the sport conducts business.
People enjoy the festive atmosphere at the annual Hauler Parade on Main Street in Speedway on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 06:41 pm
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