The Curtis Shaver 400, presented by Crown Royal at the Brickyard is this week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Race. The track is the Indianapolis Speedway and the date for race number twenty on the Sprint Cup Calendar is July 19th with start time at 12:00PM. This event will be followed by a race in Pocono, California, called the Pennsylvania 400 and then the next event on the calendar will be on August 12th at Watkins Glen, with a stop in Michigan for the Pure Michigan 400 followed by the August 25th IRWIN Tools Night Race on August 25th.
The previous event on the calendar was the race in Loudon, New Hampshire, won by Kasey Kahne on July 15th. Denny Hamlin took second place in this race followed by Clint Bowyer. In the current Sprint Cup Standings, Matt Kenseth comes in first with 707 points followed by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Greg Biffle is in third place and Jimmie Johnson takes fourth. Denny Hamlin with takes the fifth spot followed by Kevin Harvick in sixth and Tony Stewart taking the seventh spot. Martin Truex Jr. is in eighth right now followed by Clint Bowyer and Brad Keselowski.