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Apr 25
Saturday

NASCAR Green Initiatives Break New Ground

NASCAR Green Logo Fans at Richmond International Raceway and at NASCAR home tracks across the country will see one predominant color this weekend—green, whether it’s on the “A” posts or race cars, pit boxes, hauler flags of NASCAR officials’ uniforms. This weekend marks the third anniversary of the NASCAR Race to Green initiative, a program designed to raise consciousness of environmental concerns and at the same time to reduce the sport’s carbon footprint. A new aspect of the program this year features an opportunity for fans to measure their environmental impact through a cooperative effort between NASCAR and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Fans can visit www.NASCAR.com/green on the web and receive tips from NASCAR official partners on how to enhance their environment-friendly practices. Since ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR® and American Ethanol Celebrate Five Year Partnership

American Ethanol During NASCAR Race to Green™ Platform American Ethanol Paint Out Highlights Cleaner Burning E15 Richmond, VA — For five years and more than seven million miles, American Ethanol and NASCAR have worked together to increase horsepower and decrease greenhouse ... FULL STORY »

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Named Honorary Pace Car Driver for Tonight’s NASCAR Race at Richmond International Raceway

Richmond International Raceway Green Logo Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead the field to green for the start of the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 tonight. McAuliffe has been named the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. McAuliffe will ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin dominates XFINITY Series race at Richmond

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va.— Domination must be contagious. Six days after Joey Logano led all 300 laps in a NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Bristol, Denny Hamlin led 248 of 250 circuits in winning Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway. The only ... FULL STORY »

Hamlin Earns Toyota’s 100th NXS Victory

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Takes Seventh Richmond Series Win For Camry RICHMOND, Va. (April 24, 2015) -- Camry driver Denny Hamlin visited victory lane in the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night to give Toyota its 100th victory in the NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS ToyotaCare 250 Race Results & Point Standings

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, leads Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images It was all Denny Hamlin in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) ToyotaCare 250, as Hamlin goes from the pole to victory lane and leads all but 2 laps to win at his home track of Richmond International Raceway (RIR). From ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  2nd How was your qualifying effort? "Initially, I didn't think that our car after the first round was going to be capable for a pole position, but after the second ... FULL STORY »



Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates with Miss Coors Light Amanda Mertz after winning the Coors Light Pole Award for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Back in Action: Defending TOYOTA OWNERS 400 Champion Wins Crispy M&m’s Pole Qualifying
Posted 04.24.15
Defending TOYOTA OWNERS 400 champion Joey Logano leads the pack in Crispy M&M’s Pole Qualifying and now tastes the sweet reward of sitting on the pole for tomorrow night’s TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Logano laid down a lap of 127.071 mph. Denny Hamlin ...FULL STORY »
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Five Chevrolet SS Drivers Earn Top-10 Starting Spots at Richmond
Posted 04.24.15
Kurt Busch Leads Team Chevy With Third Top-three Start of 2015 RICHMOND, Va. - (April 24, 2015) – Kurt Busch led the way for Team Chevy in his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) during qualifying for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. His lap of 21.326 seconds (126.606 ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 04.24.15
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Qualified 1st) “We have a fast Shell Pennzoil Ford. I thought we had a shot at the pole all along but after the first run it wasn’t very good and I started second guessing. We made some adjustments and didn’t make much ground ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 04.24.15
Early Friday evening at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Joey Logano - with a qualifying lap speed of 127.071 MPH - captured the pole for Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400. This was Logano's third series pole of the 2015 season, his 11th series career pole and ...FULL STORY »
During a rain delay crew members push the #17 Zest Ford in the garage area prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 19, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Rain May Postpone NASCAR Race in Richmond
Posted 04.24.15
NASCAR fans headed to Richmond, Virginia, for this week's race will face some rain as a storm moves in for the weekend. This rain could cause a rain delay, or even the postponement of Saturday night's NASCAR race with the green flag set to fly at 7 p.m. EDT at Richmond ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, walks on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
2015 NXS ToyotaCare 250 Starting Lineup
Posted 04.24.15
Denny Hamlin, with a qualifying lap speed of 124.069 MPH, captured the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) pole for tonight's ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway (RIR). This was Hamlin's first series pole of the 2015 season, his 17th series career pole and his third series pole at "America's Premier Short Track." Starting ...FULL STORY »
Big One Meatball
The Biggest Meatball in Racing Meets the Biggest Track in NASCAR
Posted 04.24.15
Talladega, AL – Talladega Superspeedway, known for its extraordinary one-of-a-kind racing, is now delivering a new menu item that is just as anticipated as the action on the track – “The Big One” Meatball. Fans coming to enjoy the GEICO 500 and Winn-Dixie 300 on May 1-3, will want to ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Racing to Host Annual Spring Fan Day on May 21
Posted 04.24.15
SiriusXM NASCAR Radio to broadcast live from the #RFRFanDay CONCORD, N.C. (April 24, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing will host its annual spring fan day at its world headquarters in Concord, N.C. on Thursday, May 21.  The event is open to the public and will feature autograph sessions with each of ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 04.24.15
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion, kicked off a sweep of Richmond a year ago for Team Penske with his victory at the spring race. Logano discussed being the defending race winner, his team’s prospects for the weekend and more with media members Friday afternoon. JOEY ...FULL STORY »


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