Weekend Racing Schedule for July 18, 2009

The Sprint Cup teams are idle this weekend in preparation for next weekend’s race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Nationwide Series goes to Gateway International Speedway,a 1.25-mile facilty just across the river from St. Louis, Mo. The Camping World Trucks are at the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway.

Saturday, July 18

Camping World Trucks Built Ford Tough 225, race 12 of 25; Starting time: 6:30 p.m. (EDT); TV: Speed Channel.

Saturday, July 18

Nationwide Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250, race 19 of 35; Starting time: 9 p.m. (EDT); TV: ESPN2.

Racing Trivia Question: Why is Indianapolis Motor Speedway often referred to as “The Brickyard?”

Last Week’s Question: When was the first NASCAR race held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway? Answer. Aug. 6, 1994. The winner was Jeff Gordon.

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