Quicken Loans 400 Schedule
If you are looking to see one of the most highly regarded NASCAR Sprint Cup Series you
have come to the right place in the Quicken Loans 400, the annual tradition of Brooklyn, Michigan's Michigan International
Speedway. Each June the speedway comes to life courtesy of tens of thousands of NASCAR fans who descend upon the venue to
see their favorite drivers and teams compete, and ideally to cheer them on to a big win. This is a race that has traditionally
attracted all of the best drivers in the sport and has seen some of the biggest NASCAR legends emerge as champions.
Johnson took home the championship in the 2014 Quicken Loans 400 which was held on June 15th, marking the first time the legendary
driver has won the race. The race has been held every year since 1969 and has become one of the premiere and most popular
events in all of NASCAR. Each summer all of the biggest NASCAR fans in the country descend upon Michigan International Speedway
to see the best athletes in the sport in person. NASCAR is a wildly popular sport in the United States and draws in huge television
ratings but to fully appreciate the speed and power of the cars you really have to be in the stands for a race. As the tens
of thousands of other NASCAR fans rise to their feet to cheer on their favorite drivers the energy level at Michigan International
Speedway and you will find it impossible not get caught up in the excitement. Be sure to get tickets for the Quicken Loans
400 from StubHub and start making plans to be at Michigan International Speedway next June.
Quicken Loans 400
The Quicken Loans 400 has a long and storied history dating back to 1969 and now stands as one of the most
popular and historic races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The likes of Cale Yarborough, Dale Earnhardt, Tony Stewart, Jeff
Gordon, Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, and more have all won the Quicken Loans 400 over the years and every
year the best drivers in NASCAR take part in the race. In 1969 the event was known as the Motor State 500, and has alternately
been known as the Cam 2 Motor Oil 400, the Gabriel 400, the Miller High Life 400, the Kmart 400, he Sirius Satellite Radio
400, the DHL 400, the Batman Begins 400, the Citizens Bank 400, the LifeLock 400, and the Helluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400,
before changing its name to the Quicken Loans 400 in 2012.
Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Quicken Loans 400 has been a fixture on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since 1969 and each year it seems to grow bigger and
more popular. Held at Michigan International Speedway each year, one warm June afternoon in Brooklyn, Michigan begins to seethe
with adrenaline and horsepower as the best drivers in NASCAR show up in the city to compete for one of the most coveted prizes
of the circuit, the Quicken Loans 400. Sure, fame and money are on hand for the winners of the race, but most drivers are
doing it for their team and compete out of pride. The winner of the Sprint Cup Series is determined by total finishing positions
as well as total laps led during races, so each race, and indeed each lap, is of utmost importance to the proud racers looking
to finish the season at the top of their sport. Each and every event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is full of fierce competition,
roaring engines, and neck breaking speed.
Sure, millions of race fans are perfectly happy
watching a big time race at home on their televisions relaxing on their couch, but they are not getting the full experience
as there is nothing that compares to actually being in the stands for a major NASCAR race. From the tailgating and barbecuing
leading up to the race with the flags of the spectators' favorite teams and drivers proudly flying outside of the race track
to the moment you enter the speedway you know that there is a whole new level of excitement when you actually watch a race
in person. The smell of the gasoline, the roars of the engines, and the screeching tires as they hit a turn all make for an
experience that borderlines on sensory overload and makes NASCAR one of the most popular sports in the United States. Be sure
to be there in Brooklyn, Michigan for the Quicken Loans 400 to be part of an event you will never forget.
Yarborough not only won the first Quicken Loans 400 in 1969 but also has won the event more times than any other driver in
its history with 6 championships and won the race in the Sixties, Seventies, and Eighties. Davis Pearson and Bill Elliott
are the drivers closest to his success with 4 victories apiece.