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2011 Brickyard 400: Latest News, Qualifying Speeds, Race Results and More

Next up on the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup series schedule is the fan favorite Brickyard 400.The Brickyard 400 is a relative newcomer to the series, but that hasn't stopped it from being one of the most prestigious. Since the inaugural Brickyard in 1994, this race has been one of the most coveted prizes on the cup series for drivers.The NASCAR stock cars were the first non-open-wheeled vehicles allowed to tear into the famous speedway. As the name suggests, the race is 400 miles, which takes 160 laps on the 2.5-mile oval.The shape of the track is completely unique on the Sprint Cup series, as the track is really more of a rectangle than an oval.Drivers will hit the famous track to practice on Friday, July 29th, then qualify on Saturday, Ju...

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