NASCAR at Indy – we were there

Jamie McMurray took out 22nd place at Indy for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
Jamie McMurray took out 22nd place at Indy for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing

Jeff Picoult was at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Sprint Cup – and got these great photos.  He has also shot Grand Am and Nationwide while he was there.

The race in brief

Hendrick joined his No. 48 team in kissing the bricks at the finish line after driver Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking the checkered flag 4.758 seconds ahead of runner-up Kyle Busch and tying teammate Jeff Gordon for the most Cup Series wins at IMS with four.

The victory was Johnson’s third of the season — all but assuring he will remain the only driver to have qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup each year since the inception of NASCAR’s playoff format in 2004. Johnson won for the 58th time, leaving him eighth on the all-time list and second to Gordon among active drivers.


Photos by Jeff Picoult, July 2012

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