IMS: Brickyard 400 detailed scheduled

15th ALLSTATE 400 AT THE BRICKYARD SCHEDULE July 25-27, 2008, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (All times local, subject to change) Friday, July 25 -- Chevy Day at the Brickyard ($10 general admission, ages 5 and under free) 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Public ...

15th ALLSTATE 400 AT THE BRICKYARD SCHEDULE
July 25-27, 2008, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
(All times local, subject to change)

Friday, July 25 -- Chevy Day at the Brickyard ($10 general admission, ages 5 and under free)

8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Public gates open; Chevy Fan Fest (Hall of Fame Museum Lot), Allstate Fan Zone (Two locations: Lot 2 on Georgetown Road/outside Gate 6, Hall of Fame Museum Lot)

8 a.m.
Chevy Driver Autograph Session Wristband Distribution (Pagoda Plaza)*

8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
RC Challenge at the Brickyard (East of Media Center)
Driver schedule: 9:30 a.m.-Scott Riggs; 9:45 a.m.-Aric Almirola; 10 a.m.-Jeff Burton, Scott Wimmer, Kevin Harvick; 10:30 a.m.-Levi Jones; 10:45 a.m.-Casey Mears, Clint Bowyer; 11:30 a.m.-Richard Childress; 11:45 a.m.-Regan Smith, Jimmie Johnson

8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free Temporary Tattoos (Pagoda Plaza)

9 a.m.
Chevy Autograph Session #1: Aric Almirola, Jeff Burton (Plaza Pavilion 1A & B)
Chevy Autograph Session #2: David Stremme, Steven Wallace (Plaza Pavilion 1A & B)

9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Chevy Driver Q&A Sessions (Chevy Stage, Hall of Fame Museum Lot)
Schedule: 9:45 a.m.-Jeff Burton, Scott Riggs; 10 a.m.-Aric Almirola; 10:15 a.m.-Scott Wimmer, Kevin Harvick; 10:30 a.m.-Steven Wallace, David Stremme; 10:45 a.m.-Regan Smith, Jimmie Johnson; 11 a.m.-Casey Mears, Clint Bowyer; 11:15 a.m.-Richard Childress; 11:30 a.m.-Jeff Gordon; 11:45 a.m.-Levi Jones, Tracy Hines; 12:30 p.m.-Dale Earnhardt Jr.; 1 p.m.-Brad Keselowski

10 a.m.
Chevy Autograph Session #3: Casey Mears, Scott Riggs (Plaza Pavilion 1A & B)
Chevy Autograph Session #4: Clint Bowyer, Richard Childress (Plaza Pavilion 1A & B)

11 a.m.
Chevy Autograph Session #5: Kevin Harvick, Scott Wimmer (Plaza Pavilion 1A & B)
Chevy Autograph Session #6: Jimmie Johnson, Regan Smith (Plaza Pavilion 1A & B)

2-3 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice

3:30-4:30 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice

*Due to time constraints, all fans must have a wristband to get an autograph in Chevy Driver Autograph Sessions. Wristbands will be given to the first 175 people (all ages included) in line. A different wristband is required for each of the six autograph sessions. One wristband per person. While supplies last, first-come, first served, rain or shine.

Saturday, July 26 -- Miller Lite Rock 'N Racing ($15 general admission, ages 5 and under free)

7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Public gates open

8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free Temporary Tattoos (Pagoda Plaza)

8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Allstate Fan Zone (Two locations: Lot 2 on Georgetown Road/outside Gate 6, Hall of Fame Museum Lot)

9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Free CardioChek Cholesterol and Glucose Screenings presented by Vision Racing (Hall of Fame Museum Lot)

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Blood and Bone Marrow Drive at the Brickyard (Hall of Fame Museum Lot)

10:10 a.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying (two laps, all positions)

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Chevy Driver Q&A Sessions (Chevy Stage, Hall of Fame Museum Lot)
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-Regan Smith; 12:45 p.m.-Aric Almirola; 1 p.m.-Casey Mears

2-3 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice

3:30-4:30 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Final Practice

4:45 p.m.
Free Miller Lite Rock 'N Racing presents The Goo Goo Dolls (Miller Lite Stage, behind Hall of Fame Museum)

Sunday, July 27 -- Race Day (Ticket prices vary)

7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Public gates open

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Free Temporary Tattoos (Pagoda Plaza)

8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Allstate Fan Zone (Two locations: Lot 2 on Georgetown Road/outside Gate 6, Hall of Fame Museum Lot)

9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Free CardioChek Cholesterol and Glucose Screenings presented by Vision Racing (Hall of Fame Museum Lot)

10-11:30 a.m.
Chevy Driver Q&A Sessions (Chevy Stage, Hall of Fame Museum Lot)
Schedule: 10 a.m.-Jeff Burton; 10:20 a.m.-Kevin Harvick; 11 a.m.-Jimmie Johnson

10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Free HANK's Hog Roast with The Charlie Daniels Band, Craig Morgan and Casey Jamerson (Stage behind Hall of Fame Museum)

1:30 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Introductions, Ceremonial Lap

2 p.m.
15th Allstate 400 at the Brickyard (160 laps/400 miles)

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ALLSTATE 400 AT THE BRICKYARD FAST FACTS

What:
15th Allstate 400 at the Brickyard
Twentieth of 36 races on the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule

When:
2 p.m. (ET), Sunday, July 27, 2008

Where:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Facility was constructed in 1909, with a 2.5-mile oval circuit. The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race has taken place annually on the oval track since 1911, except during world wars in 1917-18 and 1942-45. The Allstate 400 at the Brickyard has taken place annually since 1994, and the United States Grand Prix took place annually from 2000-07. The inaugural Red Bell Indianapolis GP for MotoGP is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008.

Distance:
160 laps, 400 miles

TV:
Pre-race: 1 p.m. (ET), July 27, ESPN (live)
Race: 2 p.m. (ET), July 27, ESPN (live)

Radio:
Pre-race: 1 p.m. (ET), July 27, IMS Radio Network (live)
Race: 2 p.m. (ET), July 27, IMS Radio Network (live)

Track:
Total track length: 2.5 miles
Total turns: Four
Turn banking: 9 degrees, 12 minutes
Straightaway banking: 0 degrees
Straightaway width: 50 feet
Turn width: 60 feet

2007 Race Winner:
Tony Stewart, Joe Gibbs Racing
No. 20 Home Depot Chevrolet
Average speed: 117.379 mph
Winner's purse: $488,111 of a $9,533,587 race purse

2007 Pole Winner:
Reed Sorenson, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
No. 41 Target Dodge
Qualifying speed: 184.207 mph

Event Qualifying Record:
Casey Mears, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
No. 41 Target Dodge
Qualifying speed: 186.293 mph, Aug. 7, 2004

Race Record:
Bobby Labonte, Joe Gibbs Racing
No. 18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac
Average speed: 155.912 mph, Aug. 5, 2000

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Tickets: Tickets are on sale for the 2008 Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, scheduled for Sunday, July 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Fans can order tickets online at www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com, by calling the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area, or at the ticket office at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Parking and camping information also can be obtained through the ticket office.

Hours for phone orders and the ticket office are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday, while online orders can be made at any time.

General admission Race Day access is available for the first time at this event through an IMS General Admission Season Ticket. The season ticket provides gate admission for a combined six days over the two remaining events this season at IMS, the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, for just $120.

-credit: ims

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Jeff Burton , Jeff Gordon , Bobby Labonte , Tony Stewart , Kevin Harvick , Casey Mears , Jimmie Johnson , Scott Riggs , Scott Wimmer , Tracy Hines , Regan Smith , Chip Ganassi , David Stremme , Levi Jones , Clint Bowyer , Brad Keselowski , Reed Sorenson , Aric Almirola , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing