Weekend Racing Schedule for July 24-26, 2009

Indianapolis will be the center of racing this weekend. The Nationwide cars and Camping World trucks will be at the .686-mile Indianapolis Raceway Park, while the Cup teams are at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Friday, July 24

Camping World Trucks ORP 200, race 13 of 25; Starting time: 7:30 p.m. (EDT); TV: Speed Channel.

Saturday, July 25

Nationwide Kroger 200, race 20 of 35; Starting time: 7:30 p.m. (EDT); TV: ESPN2.

Sunday, July 26

Sprint Cup Allstate 400, race 20 of 36; Starting time: 1 p.m. (EDT); TV: ESPN.

Racing Trivia Question: Who was the first woman driver to qualify for the Indianapolis 500?

Last Week’s Question: Why is Indianapolis Motor Speedway often referred to as “The Brickyard?”

Answer: In a span of 63 days, in late 1909, a total of 3.2 million paving bricks, each weighing 9.5 pounds, were laid on top of crushed rock and tar to form the racing surface.


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