07.25.20147:24 PM ET
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske.The Colombian is entered in the Brickyard 400 for the explicit purpose of winning at Indy in NASCAR and giving team owner Roger Penske one of the few trophies missing from his collection.
07.25.20145:08 PM ET
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kurt Busch is slacking at Indy. He's only entered in one race, scheduled to drive just 400 miles, and has no reason for a mad dash to the helicopter to catch a ride to another track.Busch is like any other driver trying to win the Brickyard 400, blending in around the garage without scores of reporters and a documentary crew shadowing his every move. Busch has scrapped The Double for The Single at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
07.25.20144:29 PM ET
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Richard Petty said Friday the newly formed Race Team Alliance was necessary because NASCAR hasn't done enough to help team owners slash costs.The RTA was announced earlier this month as an alliance of nine of NASCAR's top teams. Rob Kauffman, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing and chair of the owners' group, said the RTA's immediate aim is to build purchasing power, create travel partners and finding a common insurer.
07.25.20144:21 PM ET
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule.That's unfortunate for drivers who are ready for big changes.
07.25.20143:31 PM ET
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcos Ambrose on Friday declined to discuss a report that he's considering returning to Australia to run the V8 Supercar Series for Roger Penske.The report this week in the Brisbane Courier-Mail was fueled at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when Richard Petty said it was up to Ambrose if he wants to stay in NASCAR next season.
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