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Changes to Brickyard weekend

Changes to Brickyard weekend


INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY. BUT WHEN THE STOCK CARS COME TO INDY THIS SUMMER.. FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY.. THE BRICKYARD WEEKEND TAKES A NEW TURN. RICH NYE IS AT THE SPEEDWAY TO EXPLAIN THE CHANGES THE NEW BOSS IS MAKING TO THROW A BIG PARTY ON INDEPENDENCE DAY. :01 :22 :37 RICH NYE “THE FOG IS CLEARING ON WHAT NASCAR RACING WILL LOOK LIKE THIS YEAR AT THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, WITH A ROAD COURSE RACE ON JULY 4TH. THE XFINITY RACING SERIES COMING THIS WAY DOWN THE MAIN STRAIGHTAWAY.” INDYCARS RACE ON BOTH THE ROAD COURSE AND THE OVAL IN THE MONTH OF MAY. NASCAR WILL RACE ON BOTH TRACKS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND. JUSTIN ALLGAIER/NASCAR XFINITY SERIES DRIVER “THIS JUST ADDS AN EXTRA LEVEL OF EXCITEMENT. WE ARE GOING TO GO OUT THEIR FOR THE VERY FIRST RACE OF NASCAR ON THE ROAD COURSE EVER IN THE HISTORY IF THIS RACETRACK.” THE SATURDAY XFINITY RACE WILL BE NASCAR’S FIRST THROUGH THE INFIELD AT IMS. ROGER PENSKE/IMS OWNER “PEOPLE LIKE CHANGE AND THAT’S WHAT WE ARE DOING. I THINK WE WANT TO FOCUS ON THE BRICKYARD BECAUSE ITS SUCH A SHORT TIME NOW BETWEEN THE 500. I THINK THINGS IN THE 500 ARE PRETTY WELL- SET, SO IT’S A CHANCE FOR US TO MAKE THIS ENGINEERING MOVE NOW RATHER THAN WAIT TIL THE END AND RUN IT THE SAME WAY IT HAS BEEN IN THE PAST.” THE JULY 4TH RACE IS FOLLOWED BY A FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE CONCERT AND THEN FIREWORKS. THE SUNDAY BIG MACHINE VODKA 400 AT THE BRICKYARD FOR THE CUP CARS STAYS ON THE OVAL. I’M RICH NYE, CHANNEL 13, EYEWITNESS NEWS. THIS YEAR.. YOU’LL BE ABLE TO WATCH THE SATURDAY ROAD COURSE.. AND THE SUNDAY OVAL RACES LIVE.. RIGHT HERE ON CHANNEL 13.

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