Brickyard 400 first ran in 1994, it was the first time since 1916 that the Speedway had hosted a race other than the Indy 500. The Brickyard 400 race covers 400 miles, 160 laps on the famous 2.5-mile oval. It attracts among the largest crowds of any Sprint Cup Series event.
The Brickyard 400 is accepted as an unofficial "grand slam" of NASCAR races, along with the Daytona 500, Southern 500 and Coca-Cola
600. During the last five years, Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart, the former IndyCar champion, have won Brickyard 400 three and two times respectively. Tony Stewart won the race in 2005 and 2007.
According to the BetUS for NASCAR batting odds to Win Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday July 25, Jimmie Johnson is favorite for the winning the race. The odds to Win Brickyard 400 are following: Jimmie Johnson +325, Denny Hamlin +700, Jeff Gordon +700, Kyle Busch +700, Juan Pablo Montoya +900, Tony Stewart +900, Kevin Harvick +1100, Kurt Busch +1100, Jeff Burton +1400, Clint Bowyer +1800, Kasey Kahne +1800, Carl Edwards +2200, Greg Biffle +2200 and Matt Kenseth +2200.
Tickets for the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway according to the Sprint Cup Series NASCAR Schedule 2010 are available from $40 to $150 on the official site of the race. Brickyard 400 race will be telecast live on ESPN at 2:30 PM ET on Sunday July 25.