2015 Crown Royal Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
This is a race that instantly grabs the attention
of NASCAR fans from all over whenever it gets underway, as this is where you can find some of the very best drivers in the
world, all driving incredible cars that can do some incredible things on the racetrack. In 2014, it was Jeff Gordon who was
able to put it all together and run nearly the perfect race, finishing ahead of the rest of the pack and taking down his fifth
overall win at this event. The Crown Royal 400 is simply the place to be if you're a NASCAR fan, and NASCAR lovers are reminded
each and every spring as the best drivers around come to the track to see an unbelievable demonstration of the excitement
Also called the Brickyard 400 or the Crown Royal Presents "Your Hero's Name Here 400," this is an event that
brings together some incredible NASCAR action no matter what the name is, which has helped to make it one of the most anticipated
events on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway calendar throughout the year. Once you're there in the stands watching some of the
best drivers in the world do their thing at the Crown Royal 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway you'll be glad that you're
not anywhere else, as this is the type of experience that will completely speak for itself.
Crown Royal 400 Event
Having held its first race in 1953 as the Richmond 200 back in 1953, the Crown Royal 400 is one of the most beloved
races on the NASCAR circuit. It is a race that has thrilled and entertained generations of stock car racing fans with countless
young fans growing up enjoying the tradition, helping to make each and every race a special experience that you're simply
not going to be able to duplicate. There are few other NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races that can come close to matching the
history of the Crown Royal 400 which has produced winners like Lee Petty, Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Tony Stewart, Kyle
Busch, and more. With another excellent field of drivers and the promise of some incredible moments, it doesn't get any better
Though there are plenty of other NASCAR races and events, it all culminates
with exciting events like the Crown Royal 400. This is one of the very best races you'll find anywhere, as it brings all the
best drivers from around NASCAR together for an event that is highly anticipated around Indianapolis each and every year.
We all know that you can just keep up with the action on your smart phone, but you're way, way off if you ever think you're
going to come close to the atmosphere that you'll find if you're actually in the stands for all of the heart-pounding excitement.
The DVR certainly can't capture the action the same way, as there's no recreating the buzz of the crowd for all of the crucial
laps at an event like this one.
Crown Royal 400 History
The Crown Royal 400 has become one of the most
historic and popular races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since its inaugural event back in 1994. Jeff Gordon might be the
all-time wins leader, but Jimmie Johnson certainly isn't far behind with four. Other multiple winners include Tony Stewart
and Dale Jarrett, which shows you that this is the type of event that routinely draws some of the most celebrated drivers
in the sport. Indianapolis Motor Speedway remains one of best racing venues in the world, with the Crown Royal 400 continuing
to be one of the top events that has fans flocking into the stands on a regular basis.
Crown Royal 400 Trivia
you know which racing team has won the most checkered flags at this one?
The answer is Hendricks Motorsports, which
has tallied nine over the years to give it by far the most overall wins. After winning in 1994, 1998 and 2001, Hendricks has
really been on fire since then, winning in five of the last nine races to give them three times more wins than any other team
at the Crown Royal 400.
Crown Royal 400 Fans
Although there are plenty of hardcore NASCAR fans who perfectly
content watching a major race at home on their televisions while relaxing on their couch, there is truly nothing that quite
compares to actually being in the stands for a major NASCAR race like the Crown Royal 400. The race also certainly doesn't
start with the green flag either, as the entire experience gets rolling many hours before the official start of the race.
Head out to Indianapolis Motor Speedway a little early and it won't take long to see the NASCAR excitement building in eager
anticipation of another epic race, helping to elevate the race day experience into becoming something special.