Aug 2 2011 - 3:25pm0

Whither Cousin Carl?

Carl Edwards, if he hasn't already, will have to choose between a new start and the place he's been his whole career.Either way, he'll be doing it with a much bigger bank account.According to reports, Joe Gibbs Racing and Home Depot have offered...

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Aug 1 2011 - 3:55pm0

Brickyard 400 Redux

Well, the Brickyard 400 has come and gone for another year.It wasn't Tiregate, which was a good thing. It wasn't Dale Earnhardt winning after the rain hit, or Ricky Rudd winning out of the blue, either, which isn't good.Paul Menard pulled off an...

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Jul 29 2011 - 5:13pm0

Hot Time in Circle City

Well, it's summer in Indiana, and that means heat. With a capital H.As temperature-sensitive as the old place is, it ought to provide headaches galore for the NASCAR folks. The place has a mind of its own, and when it's hot, as it can get in May as...

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Jul 28 2011 - 3:28pm0

Shape of Things to Come...

What is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway going to look like next year when the Brickyard 400 rolls around?Try purple.Today, it was announced that, as expected, Crown Royal will sponsor the race at IMS, and it will be called the Crown Royal "Your Hero's...

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Jul 28 2011 - 11:36am0

Can the Brickyard Be Great?

The Brickyard 400 is entering its 18th year, and is at a bit of a crossroads.The first five or 10 of these races were way cool, just for the fact that NASCAR was racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That was a place that had been, prior to 1994, the...

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Jul 27 2011 - 5:00pm0

Cover It Live! Event Explained

You've noticed that we've been plugging our Cover It Live! event from the Brickyard 400 this weekend.Here's how you join up and see the race with us!Go to and register as a user. It's free, by the way.Once you get registered (you...

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Jul 26 2011 - 3:45pm0

Brickyards Past

Back in the summer of 1993, there was a buzz beyond anything I had ever seen in Indianapolis. NASCAR was coming to town. It wasn’t official, just a “tire test,” but it was all but a dress rehearsal for what would become the Brickyard 400. I got to the...

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Jul 25 2011 - 3:13pm0

Brickyard, Baby!

Most of you know I hold the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in high esteem. Over the past six-plus years, you’ve heard how great the place is, how historic it is and how much of my childhood was spent within its hallowed grounds.So I won’t go into all that...

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Jul 22 2011 - 3:14pm0

A Pause to Reflect

The Brickyard 400 is coming up next weekend, and we need a moment to take a breath, shake our collective heads and focus on what lies ahead.As in, the Chase is almost here.As in, it's getting chippy among the cars and stars, and it will get downright...

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Jul 21 2011 - 2:58pm0

Scoop has arrived!

The iNSIDE SCOOP is up on ONMC.COM, and you can read it now! Go to the Insider Info tab and click the Scoop link and you'll have it right there. See if you agree with Ronski, and if you do, let him know. If you don't, let him know that too! 

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