Speedway and NASCAR officials plan to play up the patriotism theme to promote the event’s new schedule.
With his first victory in 25 NASCAR Cup tries at his favorite racing venue, Roger Penske joined Chip Ganassi as the only owners to win both the Indy 500 and Brickyard 400 in the same year.
Following three solid days of rain, the first of two NASCAR races is under way at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles talks about whether a new date and more weekend activities will bring fans back to the Brickyard 400.
Brian France is a third-generation leader of NASCAR. His late grandfather Bill France Sr. founded the company in 1948.
The wacky race had a little of everything—14 cautions and 55 caution laps, both race records, three red flags and a 1-hour, 47-minute rain delay.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles said the race is “moving to one of the most important dates on the NASCAR calendar.”
Attendance for the annual NASCAR race had been dropping each year since 2008, but saw a slight increase last year from the roughly 85,000 fans on hand in 2014.
The five-time Brickyard 400 champion’s upcoming retirement is boosting this year’s ticket sales, but presents a long-term challenge for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 33-year-old Patrick is in the final year of her contract at Stewart-Haas Racing and landing a primary sponsor could be key to her NASCAR future.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials say they're working on ways to make sure fans for this weekend’s race don’t face the same long security lines that frustrated many at the Indianapolis 500 in May.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway's new president must navigate a number of tests, most notably how to save the MotoGP race and how to bolster the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race.
Passes for parking inside the third turn for the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 NASCAR race went on sale Monday. Front-row parking spaces cost $75 while additional general parking spaces will sell for $25.
Despite sharp attendance declines in recent years at the Brickyard 400, the NASCAR event remains hugely profitable for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, motorsports industry experts say.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced Friday that the Oscar-winning director would lead the field before the July 29 race at the storied 2.5-mile track.
Sources say the deal is worth about $15 million over five years—a much-needed boost for Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials struggling to stop attendance declines at the NASCAR race.
A billboard near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway features an image of hot dogs poking out of a cigarette pack adorned with a skull and crossbones. A message warns viewers that "hot dogs can wreck your health."