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Apr 21
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Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr on track in the No. 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 6th in standings 8 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 37 laps led Career 549 starts 23 wins 13 pole positions 131 top-five finishes 229 top-10 finishes 7,884 laps led Richmond Career  31 starts 3 wins 1 pole position 9 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 501 laps led RICHMOND WINS: Among active competitors, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one of four drivers ranked tied for second with three Cup victories at Richmond. Earnhardt most recently went to Victory Lane at Richmond on May 6, 2006, after leading 47 laps. CHASSIS CHOICE: This weekend, crew chief Greg Ives will unload Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 88-932. This is a brand new chassis that has not been raced. DRIVER RATING: According to ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's Pro Services) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 8 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 304 laps led Career 479 starts 72 wins 33 pole positions 197 top-five finishes 297 top-10 finishes 17,455 laps ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Chase Elliott (NAPA) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS / Chase Elliott Driver: Chase Elliott Hometown: Dawsonville, Georgia Age: 19 Resides: Dawsonville, Georgia ROUND NO. 2: Chase Elliott, at the age of 19 years old, will make his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this Saturday ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon, in the Garage with Crew Chief Alan Gustafson (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 8 starts 0 wins 2 pole positions 1 top-five finish 5 top-10 finishes 114 laps led Career 769 starts 92 wins 79 pole positions 321 top-five finishes 459 top-10 finishes 24,778 ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne, on track in the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 7th in standings 8 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 3 top-10 finishes 35 laps led Career 404 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 84 top-five finishes 149 top-10 finishes 4,576 laps led Richmond ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

Hendrick Motorsports Logo RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY (0.75-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 9 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, APRIL 25 (FOX/MRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT RICHMOND: Richmond International Raceway is one of 10 tracks where Hendrick Motorsports has earned double-digit ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet SS Looking for First Short Track Win of the Season at Richmond

Team Chevy Logo DETROIT - (April 21, 2015) – Richmond International Raceway (RIR), a track famous for the unpredictable, marks the ninth race on the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour. The 0.75-mile track, located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, has featured hot tempers ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
Posted 04.21.15
Trevor Bayne – Richmond Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway “I can’t wait to Meet Virginia” Richmond International Raceway – Saturday, April 25 at 7:00pm EST. on FOX ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Richmond Bayne makes his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Richmond International Raceway ...FULL STORY »
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How Sweet It Is: M&M’s® Crispy Pole Qualifying at Richmond International Raceway on April 24
Posted 04.16.15
Richmond, Virginia (April 16, 2015) – It’s been said that the taste of a NASCAR victory is sweet. But, why should drivers have to wait until after the checkered flag to get a sample? Well, Richmond International Raceway and M&M’s® Brand are here to satisfy that craving before the green ...FULL STORY »
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Gwaltney Turn 3 Fun Zone Returns to Richmond Int’l Raceway with More Family Fun!
Posted 04.15.15
Turn 3 Terrace at RIR Will Again Feature Gwaltney Games, Concessions, and Ferris Wheel During Spring Race Weekend SMITHFIELD, Va. (April 15, 2015) – Gwaltney returns to Richmond International Raceway (RIR) bringing more family fun than ever before! The Gwaltney Turn 3 Fun Zone will again be open during race weekend ...FULL STORY »
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News Radio WRVA and MRN Continue Tradition of Bringing Live NASCAR Coverage to Richmond
Posted 03.04.15
Richmond International Raceway Fans Can Count on Local MRN Affiliate to Provide Flag-to-Flag Coverage of NASCAR Races It’s time to kick your radio into overdrive! News Radio WRVA and the iconic voices of MRN have been bringing NASCAR action to the local Richmond area for years, and the 2015 season will ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.07.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Finished 1st) –  “What a night.  Part of me, I pulled into victory lane and I pinched myself once to make sure I wasn't dreaming.  These are nights you don't forget as a driver and you live for.  The Miller Lite Ford ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Keselowski dominates Richmond, as Newman and Biffle claim last Chase spots
Posted 09.07.14
RICHMOND, Va.—The car and driver to beat in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup identified themselves emphatically on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Brad Keselowski led all but 17 of 400 laps in winning the Federated Auto Parts 400, the final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.07.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – Finished 5th ON THE RACE “We didn’t have the best car tonight but got a Top 5 out of it and that’s what you’re going to have to do over the next 10 weeks to keep yourself in the game. And that’s really what ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.07.14
Clint Bowyer (third) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Richmond International Raceway behind race-winner Brad Keselowski. Bowyer missed making this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup by only seven points. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth  will all compete in this year's ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 09.06.14
Saturday night under the lights at Richmond International Raceway, it was pole-sitter, Brad Keselowski, controlling 383 laps (out of 400) to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Federated Auto Parts 400, and will start the "chase" as the number one seed. This was Keselowski's fourth series win of the 2014 season, ...FULL STORY »


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