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Apr 24
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Jeff Burton, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Jeff Burton (L), driver of the #31 BB&T Chevrolet, and Drew Blickensderfer, crew chief of the #31 BB&T Chevrolet, look on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2012 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) Jeff Burton No. 31 BB&T Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's BB&T Chevrolet at Richmond International Raceway ... Jeff Burton will race chassis No. 367 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable. This No. 31 Chevrolet, built new for the 2012 season, was utilized in February at Phoenix International Raceway where engine issues thwarted Burton's top-five run and relegated him to a 33rd-place finish. Career Richmond Stats ... Burton grew up two hours away from Richmond in South Boston, Va. The Capital City 400 marks Burton's 36th start at the 0.75-mile facility and 628th-career Sprint Cup Series entry. He has amassed one win, nine top-five and 15 top-10 finishes along with one pole award at the historic track. Getting Loopy ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

2012 NSCS Kevin Harvick Jimmy Johns - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR Kevin Harvick No. 29 Jimmy John's Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Jimmy John's Chevrolet at Richmond International Raceway ... Kevin Harvick will pilot Chassis No. 365 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable. This chassis was used ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

2012 NSCS Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR Paul Menard No. 27 NIBCO/Menards Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's NIBCO/Menards Chevrolet at Richmond International Raceway ... Paul Menard will pilot Chassis No. 380 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable. This No. 27 Chevrolet is a ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Race Preview

Race: Capital City 400 Presented by Virginia is for Lovers Date: April 28, 2012 Location: Richmond International Raceway Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Notes: RCR in the NSCS ... In 2,189 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts dating back to 1969, Richard Childress ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Press Conference

2012 NSCS Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET, was the guest on the NASCAR Weekly Teleconference. Below is the complete transcript: THE MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to this special NASCAR teleconference. Today's teleconference features BBC America's Top Gear host Richard Hammond who ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Team Chevy Logo TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE CAPITAL CITY 400 PRESENTED BY VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APRIL 28, 2012 DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet sold 1.18 million vehicles worldwide in the first three months of 2012, a 6.5 percent increase over the first quarter of ... FULL STORY »

SRT Motorsports (Dodge) 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Motorsports Logo DODGE AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ·   Dodge has 17 Sprint Cup wins at Richmond including three since the manufacturer returned to NASCAR’s premier series in 2001. ·   Lee Petty drove a Dodge to victory in the first NASCAR race at ... FULL STORY »



Carl Edwards In Car - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Carl Edwards, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.24.12
Carl Edwards – NSCS RICHMOND ADVANCE Team:           No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Fusion Crew Chief:   Bob Osborne Chassis:       RK-801 – Last ran Phoenix in March, finished 17th Carl Edwards on racing at Richmond International Raceway: “Richmond is a fun race track.  We ran in the top five in both races there last year so I feel like we’ve got a really good shot at going ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland, Getty Images for NASCAR
Greg Biffle, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.24.12
Greg Biffle – NSCS ADVANCE Team:          No. 16 3M Give Kids A Smile Ford Fusion Crew Chief:  Matt Puccia Chassis:      Primary: RK-778   Last ran Phoenix – finished third; Backup: RK-759    Last ran Phoenix in ’11 as the No. 6 – finished 33rd Biffle on racing at Richmond International Raceway: “Richmond has been a hit or miss track for us, it’s kind ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Kyle Busch – Spring Is in the Air
Posted 04.24.12
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2012) – Every year in late April across the United States, signs of spring begins to appear all around. Flowers and trees start to come into bloom, the grass begins to grow, the weather becomes warmer – and, of course, Kyle Busch is winning a NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Shannon Myers
Shannon Myers: From the NFL to NASCAR
Posted 04.24.12
  Dolphins 7th Round Draft Pick in 1995 Now Changes Tires On Aaron’s Dream Machine CORNELIUS, N.C. – This week’s NFL player draft and Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway are special events for Shannon Myers. The Miami Dolphins drafted Myers in the seventh round of the 1995 ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS 43 car (Aric Almirola) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Aric Almirola, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.24.12
Aric Almirola • No. 43 Smithfield/Helping Hungry Homes Ford Aric Almirola will be making his first Sprint Cup start at Richmond this weekend Almirola has one top-10 in the Nationwide Series at the track The familiar Smithfield/Helping Hungry Homes colors will adorn the No. 43 this weekend Almirola will compete in the Denny Hamlin ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Marcos Ambrose - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Marcos Ambrose, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.24.12
Marcos Ambrose • No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion Marcos Ambrose has made six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Richmond Ambrose’s best finish (fifth) at the .75-mile track came in the 2010 spring event Ambrose enters the 400-lap race tied for 20th-place in the driver point standings  Ambrose on Racing at Richmond: “I enjoy short-track ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing
Richmond International Raceway Has Been Good to Bobby Labonte Over the Years
Posted 04.24.12
RICHMOND, Va. (April 24, 2012) - - Twice Bobby Labonte has sniffed victory at Richmond International Raceway (RIR). This Saturday at the .75-mile D-shaped oval during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 the 21-time division winner is primed to break a string of bad luck that has plagued his JTG ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR
Clint Bowyer, 2012 NSCS Capital City 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.24.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota driver Clint Bowyer came within two laps of winning at Martinsville Speedway on April 1 - the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ only short track race run in 2012. The series visits another short track Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway where Bowyer should ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) Presents THE NUMBERS: Capital City 400
Posted 04.24.12
THE NUMBERS for the Capital City 400 Richmond International Raceway (all 111 Sprint Cup races) 1 – fewest cautions (three times, most recent, 3/1/70) 1 – fewest cars on lead lap at finish (22 times, most recent 10/12/75) 2 – fewest leaders (six times, most recent 2/23/75) 2 – fewest lead changes (seven times, most ...FULL STORY »


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