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Top 10 reasons to attend the 23rd Running of the Brickyard 400
July 21, 2016

The Brickyard 400 used to be an event that rivaled the Indianapolis 500 for local excitement.  It was different – slower – but still fun. Then came the mandatory red flags because of tire wear, and an admission by NASCAR that the nine-degree banking of the corners at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are not conducive to […]

Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Brickyard 400 is a withering event, and for good reason
July 28, 2014

by Kent Sterling Yesterday’s Brickyard 400 (I’m choosing to remove all sponsorship mentions because I would like to leave some room for content in this 800 word post) was attended by approximately 85,000 (an estimation by Curt Cavin of the Indianapolis Star), roughly one-third of the permanent seating capacity, and that is a failure shared […]