NASCAR returns to Indianapolis for the Brickyard 400

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the legendary 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400 on ESPN Sunday, July 27, as top drivers Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and others race for a win on the famed track.

Brickyard 400 TV schedule

Coverage begins with the NASCAR Countdown prerace show at 12pm ET, with the green flag waving at approximately 1:19pm ET.

Allen Bestwick calls the race with analysts Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree. Reporting from the pits are Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch and Vince Welch. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be ESPN In-Race Reporter. NASCAR Countdown includes host Nicole Briscoe with Rusty Wallace and Brad Daugherty. Pit reporters will be Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch and Vince Welch.

ESPN and ABC combine to televise the final 17 races of the Sprint Cup Series season, including all 10 races in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. It’s ESPN/ABC’s final year televising NASCAR, as its portion of TV rights go to NBC Sports Group beginning in 2015.

Photo: Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images for NASCAR

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