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Sunday, June 13, 2010 on TNT
Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips 400 :: Race Coverage on AmericaJR.com

Kyle Busch goes racing with fans at Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming, Mich.

Go-kart racing that is. The NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver came to Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming, Mich. on Tuesday afternoon to go racing with fans, sponsors and members of the media. He won five out of the six go-kart races at the event. Busch was also in town to promote the upcoming Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13.

PHOTOS: Kyle Busch goes racing with fans at Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming, Mich.

Busch ran the first go-kart race with MIS President Roger Curtis and other sponsors. His second race was with members of the media. The other our go-kart races were with racing fans. Fans were asked to qualify on the track during the day. The top qualifiers were given the opportunity to race with the NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver.

WATCH: Go-Karts with Kyle Busch at Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming, MI

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming, Mich. when NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch came to race go-karts with the media, sponsors and race fans. He won five out of the six races. Busch will race in the upcoming Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2010 in Brooklyn, Mich.

WATCH: Press Conference with NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch at Craig's Cruisers

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming, Mich. when NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch came to race go-karts with the media, sponsors and race fans. Watch for interviews during the press conference with Kyle Busch. What does he think about racing at MIS? What does it feel like to race go-karts with the fans? Busch will race in the upcoming Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2010 in Brooklyn, Mich.

MIS reveals new $17 million media center and pit road suites

Michigan International Speedway (MIS) officials showed off their new 66,000-square-foot media center and pit road suites on Tuesday in Brooklyn, Mich. The new facility includes 11,783-square-feet of stone, 40.32 miles of copper and fiber cable, 30.3 miles of CAT 6 data cable and 3.78 miles of conduit. It features 136 flat-screen TVs, 179 speakers and 600 data outlets. This June, MIS will host the Racing for Wildlife 200 ARCA race, VFW 200 NASCAR Truck Series race and the Heluva Good 400 NASCAR Spring Cup Series race.

PHOTOS: MIS reveals new $17 million media center and pit road suites; ARCA drivers preview the upcoming Racing for Wildlife 200

Michigan International Speedway (MIS) officials showed off their new 66,000-square-foot media center and pit road suites on Tuesday in Brooklyn, Mich. The new facility includes 11,783-square-feet of stone, 40.32 miles of copper and fiber cable, 30.3 miles of CAT 6 data cable and 3.78 miles of conduit. In addition, ARCA drivers Patrick Sheltra, Chad Hackenbracht, Steve Arpin, Nelson Piquet Jr., Ali Owens, Mikey Kile, Justin Marks and Frank Kimmel addressed the media regarding the upcoming Racing for Wildlife 200 race.

WATCH: MIS unveils new $17 million media center and pit road suites

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo takes you on a tour of the new 66,000 square foot media center and pit road suites at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The unveiling took place with just three weeks to go before the green flag drops at the Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips 400 race. The owner-driver meeting room features 175 seats, the deadline press room has 122 workstations, the team public relations room has 85 workstations and the photographers room features 75 workstations. There are 30 pit road suites including 10 15-person suites, 15 30-person suites and five 60-person suites.

WATCH: ARCA Drivers preview the upcoming Racing for Wildlife 200

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Michigan International Speedway when eight ARCA drivers addressed the media during a press conference. You'll hear from Patrick Sheltra, Chad Hackenbracht, Steve Arpin, Nelson Piquet Jr., Ali Owens, Mikey Kile, Justin Marks and Frank Kimmel. The ARCA Racing for Wildlife 200 race is scheduled for Friday, June 11 at MIS.

Sandler, James reunite at MIS as grand marshals

Michigan International Speedway is known as NASCAR’s summer reunion for friends and family. And on June 13, a pair of “Grown Ups” will reunite at the racetrack to prove it. Adam Sandler and Kevin James, stars of Columbia Pictures’ “Grown Ups,” in theaters June 25, will serve as grand marshals for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

The Sick Puppies and Saving Abel to perform post-race concerts at MIS

Sick Puppies and Saving Abel headline an amazing concert lineup for Michigan International Speedway’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 weekend, June 12 and 13. Australian alternative rock trio Sick Puppies will headline the Saturday night concert in the New Holland Fan Plaza on June 12. The performance on the LifeLock stage will begin shortly after the VFW 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

Nicklas Lidstrom, Ndamukong Suh to visit MIS for Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips 400

Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway is attracting some of Detroit’s biggest sports stars. Detroit Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the race. The longtime Red Wing defenseman will pace the 43-car field in the official 2010 Ford Mustang GT pace car for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400, a job usually held by NASCAR’s Brett Bodine.

MIS NEWS: New Holland Fan Plaza Schedule of Events

Check the complete schedule of events for the New Holland Fan Plaza at Michigan International Speedway. Fans will be able to watch LIVE interviews on the SPEED channel and much more. Boost Mobile will be on hand and there will be a Chevy Ride & Drive event as well. Kevin Harvick and Roger Curtis will be appearing at the Sprint display. Also, there will be two post-race concerts -- one on Saturday and one on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Discount Tire #22 NASCAR Showcar at Discount Tire in Novi

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was there when the #22 Discount Tire showcar rolled into the Discount Tire store in Novi, Mich. The showcar is expected to be there for a few more days. Brad Keselowski drives the #22 car in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The showcar and the trailer were parked in front of the store. Look for the Discount Tire car at MIS in August!

PHOTOS: Roush Racing Open House and Autograph Session in Livonia

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was there at the Roush Racing August Open House and Autograph Session in Livonia. RoushFenway owner Jack Roush appeared along with drivers David Ragan, Matt Kenseth and Elaine Larsen. Larsen will race the JET Dragster this weekend at the Milan Dragway. Fans waited in line for hours to get autographs from their favorite drivers. Fans were also able to tour the entire Roush collection in Livonia.

PHOTOS: VFW 200 Pre-Race Ceremony, Race and Press Conference

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the VFW 200 NASCAR Truck Series Race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, June 12, 2010. Look for photos of the pre-race ceremonies, driver introductions, the race itself, cars in the pit lane, cars in the garage and the press conference thereafter. You'll see Aric Almirola as he talks about his big victory. In addition, you'll see photos from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session.

LISTEN: Press Conference with NASCAR VFW 200 Winner Aric Almirola, crew chief Richie Wauters and team owner Billy Ballew

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the VFW 200 Race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, June 12, 2010. Listen to the press conference with race winner Aric Almirola, crew chief Richie Wauters and team owner Billy Ballew. They alll took questions from the media following the conclusion of the race.

LISTEN: Press Conference with NASCAR Drivers Kyle Busch, Todd Bodine and Austin Dillon following the VFW 200 race

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the VFW 200 Race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, June 12, 2010. Listen to the press conference with NASCAR drivers Kyle Busch, Todd Bodine and Austin Dillon. Bodine finished second, Busch finished third and Dillon finished fifth. They all took questions from the media following the conclusion of the race.

PHOTOS: VFW 200 Post-Race Concert with The Sick Puppies

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the VFW 200 NASCAR Truck Series Race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, June 12, 2010. Look for photos of the post-race concert with The Sick Puppies and local artists A Band Called River. You'll also see MIS President Roger Curtis as he thanked fans for attending the June races in Brooklyn, Mich.

PHOTOS: Cheerios #33 NASCAR Showcar at Wal-Mart in Livonia

AmericaJR.com's Jason Rzucidlo was there when the #33 Cheerios showcar rolled into the Wal-Mart store in Livonia, Mich. The showcar made many stops across metro Detroit over the last few days. Clint Bowyer drives the #33 car in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The showcar and the trailer were parked in front of the store. Look for the Cheerios car again at MIS in August!

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