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The Brickyard 400 - NASCAR at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway


The Brickyard 400 is one of the most prestigious races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for stock cars. It has taken place annually since 1994 and was the first race for vehicles other than open-wheel cars on the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.

The race covers 400 miles, 160 laps on the famous 2.5-mile oval. It attracts among the largest crowds of any Sprint Cup Series event.

The 2010 Brickyard 400 is scheduled for Sunday, July 25. Practice takes place Friday, July 23, with qualifying Saturday, July 24.

Here's a Summary of the Scheduled Events:

FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2010
Chevy Day at the Brickyard/Practice ($10 admission)

8 a.m. Public Gates Open

8:30 a.m. Wristband Distribution for Autograph Session with Ryan Newman - Chevy Display
Chevy Ride and Drive Begins

10 a.m. Pros vs. G.I. Joes NASCAR Driver/Troop Tournament - Plaza Stage
Autograph Session with Miss Sprint Cup - Chevy Display

10:30 a.m. Autograph Session with USAC Driver Brian Clauson - Chevy Display

11 a.m. Q&A with Jamie McMurray - Chevy Display

11:15 a.m. Q&A with Clint Bowyer - Chevy Display

11:30 a.m. Q&A with Jeff Burton - Chevy Display
Live Music by Cook & Belle - Plaza Stage

11:45 a.m. Q&A with Ryan Newman - Chevy Display

Noon Q&A with Juan Pablo Montoya - Chevy Display
Autograph Session with Ryan Newman - Chevy Display (Limited to first 150 fans to receive wristbands at 8:30 a.m. distribution)

12:15 p.m. Q&A with Jeff Gordon - Chevy Display

12:30 p.m. Q&A with Tony Stewart - Chevy Display

1 p.m. Live Music by Bridgette Tatum - Chevy Display

2-3 p.m. Brickyard 400 Practice

3:30-4:30 p.m. Brickyard 400 Practice

5 p.m. Live Music by Josh Golden & Anna Margaret - Plaza Stage

6 p.m. Public Gates Close

SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010
Qualifications Day ($15 admission)

7 a.m. Public Gates Open

8:30 a.m. Chevy Ride and Drive Begins

10:10 a.m. Brickyard 400 Qualifying (Two Laps, All Positions)

Noon Live Music by Luke Bryan - Plaza Stage

2-3 p.m. Brickyard 400 Practice

3:30-4:30 p.m. Brickyard 400 Practice

6 p.m. Public Gates Close

SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
Race Day (Tickets start at $40)

7 a.m. Public Gates Open

9 a.m. Autograph Session with Pit Crews of Jeff Burton, Jamie McMurray - Chevy Display

9:45 a.m. Q&A with Jamie McMurray - Chevy Display

10 a.m. Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Chevy Display
Brickyard Beach Bash Begins - Infield
Family Fun Area Opens - Infield

10:30 a.m. Q&A with Jimmie Johnson - Chevy Display

11 a.m. Live Music by Casey Jamerson - Plaza Stage

12:30 p.m. Driver Introductions

1 p.m. Brickyard 400 (160 Laps)

Information provided by http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/
 
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