And The Wins Keep Coming

Forget about the Chase, forget about the racing (or what passes for racing) at Indianapolis, what fans are witnesses to right now is racing excellence. Kyle Busch is the first NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to win three races in a row since Jimmie Johnson did so in 2008, and he's captured his eighth career weekend sweep, tops in NASCAR. Love him or loathe him- and many still do- you can't deny the brilliance. Think about the circumstances. The season for Kyle Busch started 11 weeks late. The co ...

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NASCAR Recap: Jeff Kyle 400

[caption id="attachment_686124" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: twitter.com/toyotaracing[/caption] Check another one off the list. Kyle Busch’s tale of two seasons now includes the kissing of bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch’s third straight win makes a top-30 finish in the standings (and the Chase status that comes with it) far more likely. But, the flying Skittle may not be the biggest winner of the weekend at Indi. (more...) ...

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NASCAR Odds: Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

It's hard to believe this is the 22nd year of NASCAR racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. At the time, racing at the Brickyard transformed NASCAR into a global brand. In 2015, the race is polarizing. Many have criticized the capacity to pass and the lack of capacity in the stands. Still, Indi is Indi; any race at the historic track carries extra weight. As the sport looks to steady, odds for Sunday's Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard reflect a very different sport than what NASCAR fans ...

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Gordon’s 1994 Brickyard 400 Win Still Brings Memories

Could a Hollywood script have been written any better? In the first running of a NASCAR (then) Winston Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a kid from nearby Pittsboro, Indiana (by way of Vallejo, California)- Jeff Gordon- wins the race. Talk about the stars aligning for NASCAR, somebody was smiling on the series that day. It may have been Gordon's second career victory- the first came in the Coca- Cola 600 back in May- but it was his victory at the 1994 Brickyard 400 was a sem ...

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Kyle Busch: Winning Fans, Silencing Foes?

Cue the music "There's something happening here." Kyle Busch, who spotted the field an 11 race lead while recovering from a broken leg and broken foot has come storming towards the front of the field; to wit, he's won two straight races and three of his last four. In the process, the 30-year old- widely considered to be one of the most talent and one of the most controversial- appears to be gaining respect, and dare we say, a few admirers along the way. Few have questioned his talent- not ...

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