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Indy Rock
LARS ANDERSON
August 06, 2012
A NASCAR driver's performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been an accurate gauge of his Sprint Cup title chances. Why? Because teams always bring their best equipment—featuring the most up-to-date technology—to the Brickyard 400, one of NASCAR's marquee races. Here's a look at how the Cup winners in the Chase era have run at Indy.
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August 06, 2012

Indy Rock

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YEAR CHASE CHAMPION INDY RESULT
2004 KURT BUSCH 10TH
2005 TONY STEWART 1ST
2006 JIMMIE JOHNSON 1ST
2007 JIMMIE JOHNSON 39TH (CRASH)
2008 JIMMIE JOHNSON 1ST
2009 JIMMIE JOHNSON 1ST
2010 JIMMIE JOHNSON 22ND
2011 TONY STEWART 6TH

A NASCAR driver's performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been an accurate gauge of his Sprint Cup title chances. Why? Because teams always bring their best equipment—featuring the most up-to-date technology—to the Brickyard 400, one of NASCAR's marquee races. Here's a look at how the Cup winners in the Chase era have run at Indy.

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