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Sep 03
Wednesday

Top 5 Things to Make a Memorable RIR Weekend

Richmond International Raceway Logo Things Every Fan Should Do While at America’s Premier Short Track We could probably name 50 activities to guarantee a memorable September 5 & 6 NASCAR race weekend atRichmond International Raceway, but we’re paring that list down to the Top 5 things every fan should do while at America’s Premier Short Track for the Federated Auto Parts 400 and Virginia529 College Savings 250 weekend. 1)      Post-Race Party on the Track: Everybody’s talking about it! For the first time ever, fans are invited to party on the track after the checkered flag flies Saturday night. We’ll get you started with DJ Ghozt spinning a party mix that’ll make you kick up a storm on our asphalt dance floor! We’re handing out glow sticks, light-up sunglasses, thunder clappers, and more. Then, we’ll set ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Sept. 1 – 7, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo LOCKED AND READY:  This weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is the final race before this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins.  Camry drivers Kyle Busch (California) and Denny Hamlin (Talladega) have each won races this season ... FULL STORY »

Junior Johnson and Miss Sprint Cup Kick Off Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour Presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart

Earlier today, Junior Johnson and Miss Sprint Cup Julianna White kicked off the Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart in Biscoe, N.C. (Credit: CMS Photo) CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2014) – NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson and Miss Sprint Cup Julianna White joined a Charlotte Motor Speedway road show today and greeted race fans at Walmart in Biscoe, N.C., at the kickoff of the Bank ... FULL STORY »

Earnhardt Jr. Wants His Own Martinsville Speedway Grandfather Clock

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (September 3, 2014) – It’s the most recognizable trophy in NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants one. The sport’s most popular driver thinks it’s time he added a Martinsville Speedway grandfather clock to his trophy collection. Earnhardt has run ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP  Race: Federated Auto Parts 400 – 400 laps/300 miles – #FederatedAutoParts400 Track: Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile D-shaped oval) @RIRInsider Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS TV: Saturday Sept. 6, ABC (7:30 ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Richmond International Raceway Federated Auto Parts 400 | September 6, 2014 Short Trackin' At Night...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start in the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy at Richmond ... FULL STORY »

The Stakes are High for Truex Jr. in Richmond

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images DENVER (Sept. 3, 2014) – For Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race is equivalent to the bottom of the ninth in baseball, the 18th hole in golf and sudden death in hockey. Yes, in ... FULL STORY »



NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Above ‘Average’ at Richmond
Posted 09.03.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2014) – There are 23 tracks on the 36-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. And for most drivers and teams, there are some they look forward to competing on more than others. For Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Getting Rich in Richmond
Posted 09.03.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2014) – She came awfully close to a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record. Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), finished sixth in Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. She was fourth on the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Keeping it Simple Heading into the Playoffs
Posted 09.03.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2014) – For Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation Racing team, this is it. This is the race that has been circled on the calendar for months. Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway is the ...FULL STORY »
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It All Comes Down to This – Making the Chase
Posted 09.02.14
Chevrolet Drivers and Teams Poised to Make up Half the Chase Field DETROIT - (September 2, 2014) – Ten years ago NASCAR officials decided to make a radical change to how the season champion was decided – a Chase.  Like many other professional sports, NASCAR adopted a playoff type system, where the final ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT RICHMOND:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 96 Sprint Cup Series starts at Richmond International Raceway and has earned nine wins, 31 top-five, and 51 top-ten finishes.  The organization ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
RACE INFO: Event: Federated Auto Parts 400 Date/Time: Sept. 6/7:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Carl Edwards 2013 polesitter: Jeff Gordon Distance: 400 laps/300 miles Track Length: 0.750-mile Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Atlanta Recap: Denny Hamlin finished third in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, crossing the finish line behind winner Kasey Kahne and teammate Matt Kenseth after the second ‘green-white-checkered’ attempt ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers knows Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway is his final chance to earn a berth in NASCAR’s 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The No. 55 team must win the 400-lap race to join 15 other teams in the 10-race playoff ...FULL STORY »
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Major Media Events Elevate 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Posted 09.02.14
Expanded Chase Across North America Spans Three Countries, Jeff Gordon Heading to Toronto, Carl Edwards to Visit Mexico City; Contender and Eliminator Media Days Added To Activities DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2014) – A bigger Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – in both size and stature – awaits, and to help launch ...FULL STORY »
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Momentum is the Focus at Richmond for Almirola and No. 43 Team
Posted 09.02.14
Gwaltney Team will Work to Continue Momentum into The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup After qualifying for this weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), the final race before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team will officially make The Chase. Last weekend, ...FULL STORY »


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