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25 Years of the Brickyard 400: Race Winners

Only a small group of drivers can say they've won the Brickyard 400. How many of these wins do you remember?

For most of its life, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted just one racing event: the Indianapolis 500.

That changed on August 6, 1994, with the running of the inaugural Brickyard 400.

Twenty-five years later, and the Brickyard is still going strong.

Get ready for this year's race with this gallery of past Brickyard winners! Some of the faces might surprise you!

 Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey / Getty Images

25 Years of the Brickyard 400: Race Winners

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Jeff Gordon poses with the Brickyard trophy in victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by IMS.
Dale Earnhardt poses with the Brickyard trophy. (Photo by IMS.)
Dale Jarrett poses with the PPG Trophy and a check for $200,000. Photo by IMS.
Ricky Rudd stands with his crew, winner's trophy in hand, at IMS. Photo by IMS.
Jeff Gordon hoists the Brickyard trophy over his head at IMS. Photo by IMS.
Dale Jarrett and his crew stand in victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo by IMS.
Bobby Labonte celebrates his Brickyard 400 win at IMS. Photo by IMS.
Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane with his race car in the background. Photo by IMS.
Bill Elliott and his family and crew pose with the trophy and checkered flag at IMS. Photo by IMS.
Race car driver Kevin Harvick poses with the Brickyard trophy. (Photo by IMS.)
Driver Jeff Gordon and crew celebrate with the Brickyard trophy. Photo by IMS.
Indiana native Tony Stewart smiles in victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by Dana Garrett/IMS.)
Jimmie Johnson kisses the corner of the Brickyard trophy at IMS. (Photo by Jim Haines/IMS.)
Tony Stewart sprays champagne on his crew after winning the Brickyard 400. (Photo by Jim Haines/IMS.)
Jimmie Johnson kisses his Brickyard 400 trophy. (Photo by Dana Garrett/IMS.)
Jimmie Johnson holds the winner's trophy above his head in victory lane.(Photo by Jim Haines.)
Chip Ganassi (left) and Jamie McMurray (right) pose with the Borg-Warner and Brickyard trophies. Photo by Jim Haines/IMS.
Paul Menard kissing the bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images.)
Jimmie Johnson and daughter (top) kiss the yard of bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo by Shawn Gritzmacher/Getty.
Ryan Newman, standing on the window ledge of his car, sprays Coca-Cola in the air. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty.)
An elated Jeff Gordon waves the checkered flag on pit road at IMS. (Photo by Rainier Erhardt/Getty.)
2015 – Kyle Busch captured his first Brickyard 400 win on his way to the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty.)
Kyle Busch sprays his team with beer in victory lane at IMS. (Photo by Chris Owens/IMS.)
Kasey Kahne and crew spray champagne on each other while celebrating a Brickyard win. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty.)
  • Jeff Gordon poses with the Brickyard trophy in victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by IMS.
  • Dale Earnhardt poses with the Brickyard trophy. (Photo by IMS.)
  • Dale Jarrett poses with the PPG Trophy and a check for $200,000. Photo by IMS.
  • Ricky Rudd stands with his crew, winner's trophy in hand, at IMS. Photo by IMS.
  • Jeff Gordon hoists the Brickyard trophy over his head at IMS. Photo by IMS.
  • Dale Jarrett and his crew stand in victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo by IMS.
  • Bobby Labonte celebrates his Brickyard 400 win at IMS. Photo by IMS.
  • Jeff Gordon celebrates in victory lane with his race car in the background. Photo by IMS.
  • Bill Elliott and his family and crew pose with the trophy and checkered flag at IMS. Photo by IMS.
  • Race car driver Kevin Harvick poses with the Brickyard trophy. (Photo by IMS.)
  • Driver Jeff Gordon and crew celebrate with the Brickyard trophy. Photo by IMS.
  • Indiana native Tony Stewart smiles in victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by Dana Garrett/IMS.)
  • Jimmie Johnson kisses the corner of the Brickyard trophy at IMS. (Photo by Jim Haines/IMS.)
  • Tony Stewart sprays champagne on his crew after winning the Brickyard 400. (Photo by Jim Haines/IMS.)
  • Jimmie Johnson kisses his Brickyard 400 trophy. (Photo by Dana Garrett/IMS.)
  • Jimmie Johnson holds the winner's trophy above his head in victory lane.(Photo by Jim Haines.)
  • Chip Ganassi (left) and Jamie McMurray (right) pose with the Borg-Warner and Brickyard trophies. Photo by Jim Haines/IMS.
  • Paul Menard kissing the bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images.)
  • Jimmie Johnson and daughter (top) kiss the yard of bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo by Shawn Gritzmacher/Getty.
  • Ryan Newman, standing on the window ledge of his car, sprays Coca-Cola in the air. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty.)
  • An elated Jeff Gordon waves the checkered flag on pit road at IMS. (Photo by Rainier Erhardt/Getty.)
  • 2015 – Kyle Busch captured his first Brickyard 400 win on his way to the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty.)
  • Kyle Busch sprays his team with beer in victory lane at IMS. (Photo by Chris Owens/IMS.)
  • Kasey Kahne and crew spray champagne on each other while celebrating a Brickyard win. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty.)
Jeff Gordon - 1994
23-year-old Jeff Gordon made history with his win in the inaugural Brickyard 400. Also in the field that day were Indy 500 winners AJ Foyt and Danny Sullivan. (Photo by IMS.)

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