BROADCAST INFORMATION: Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will air live on NBC at 2:30 p.m. ET. Can’t make it to a television? The race can be heard live on IMS and SIRIUSXM NASCAR Radio. Below is the broadcast schedule for the remainder of the weekend.
Saturday, July 22
9 a.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series practice, CNBC
11 a.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series final practice, CNBC
6:15 p.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series qualifying, NBC Sports Network
Sunday, July 23
2:30 p.m. ET: NASCAR Cup Series race, NBC
THIS WEEKEND’S PAINT SCHEMES: Kasey Kahne will drive the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS, Chase Elliott will man the No. 24 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS, Jimmie Johnson will pilot the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS.
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT INDIANAPOLIS: Hendrick Motorsports has won nine of the 23 NASCAR Cup Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon's five wins are the most all-time, and Jimmie Johnson's four rank second among all drivers. The organization has also earned five pole positions, 25 top-five finishes and 39 top-10 finishes in addition to 1,010 laps led.
KAHNE AT INDIANAPOLIS: Kasey Kahne, who spent time living in Indianapolis early in his career, is looking to secure his first pole award and victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He has started on the outside pole once in 2011 and has five top-five starts at the famed speedway, bringing his average starting position to 11.4. In 2005 – Kahne’s second start at the Speedway, Indiana, track – he was just under one second shy of visiting Victory Lane, finishing runner-up to Indiana native Tony Stewart. The Enumclaw, Washington, native has an average finishing position of 14.6 at the track and has led 158 laps throughout four races, ranking him fourth among active drivers.
ELLIOTT’S BRICKYARD STATS: Elliott is set to make his third career Cup start at Indianapolis this weekend in the 24th running of the Brickyard 400. In the Dawsonville, Georgia, native's previous two starts he averaged a starting position of 21.5 and finishing position of 16.5. Elliott also has two starts at the 2.5-mile speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, collecting one top-10 finish and averaging a starting position of 9.0 and finishing position of 11.0.
JOHNSON A FOUR-TIME BRICK-KISSER: Johnson has won the prestigious Brickyard 400 four times in his career. His first win came in the 2006 season followed by back-to-back wins in 2008 and 2009. He is the only driver to have ever recorded consecutive wins in the race. Johnson’s latest win at the Brickyard came in 2012 and his four wins are one less than Jeff Gordon’s five for most wins at the track. EARNHARDT AT THE BRICKYARD: In five of his 16 NASCAR Cup Series starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has lined up sixth or better at the historic track. He scored his best finish – fourth place – at the 2.5-mile oval in 2012. Earnhardt has finished inside the top 10 in three of the past four races at the Brickyard.