With 160 laps and 400 miles of blur-inducing speed, the 28th running of the Brickyard 400 revs up and the green flag drops on Sunday, August 15, 2021.
Watch for live TV coverage of the Brickyard 400 on NBC beginning at 1PM ET on August 15 joined by a live radio broadcast on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network.
Tickets go on sale with prices starting at $30 for general admission, (with free admission for kids 12 and under.) Special ticket package prices are also available for a full schedule of racing during the weekend.
Adding to all the hoopla, off-track festivities at the Brickyard usually include autograph sessions with top racers, along with major country music acts booked to perform live at the pre-race Brickfest festivities on Saturday.
All about the Brickyard 400
Although its history is relatively short, the Brickyard 400 is long on excitement and always a popular favorite with fans at Indianapolis, second only to the Daytona 500 in terms of ticket sales and attendance.
It was here that a young Jeff Gordon won the first Brickyard 400 in 1994 ... and went to become a racing legend.
In another dramatic finish In 2008. Jimmie Johnson tore tore down the track to claim victory -- despite an exploding tire!. The following year, he become the only driver in Brickyard history with back-to-back wins at the Brickyard 400.