Catchfence


Articles tagged ‘Richmond (VA)’

Sep 06
Friday

Jeff Gordon Sets NASCAR Record in Winning the Pole at Richmond

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after winning the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit:Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Five Team Chevy Drivers Post Top-15 Starting Spots  RICHMOND, VA – Sept. 6th, 2013 – With a track record qualifying lap of 20.674 seconds and average time of 130.599 mph, Jeff Gordon put his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS in the pole position for Saturday night’s 56THFederated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway (RIR). This was Gordon’s first pole of the season, giving him 21 straight seasons with at least one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole - which breaks the record he had shared with David Pearson of 20.  This was also his sixth pole in 42 races at RIR, and 73rd career NSCS pole in 715 races - which makes him third on the all-time list. Kurt Busch, No. 78 Furniture Row/Beautyrest Chevrolet SS, ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 4th How was the qualifying lap? "It wasn't bad. We need to get to drawing better if we're going to have any kind of shot at the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER: YOU RACED YOUR WAY INTO THE CHASE LAST YEAR WITH THAT LAP ARE YOU ON THE WAY TO DOING IT AGAIN? “Well this is only part of it, but ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion –  “I will be glad when tomorrow night is over. This is obviously a big weekend for us and we got a decent qualifying effort here. We are in the top-10 and that is what ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Starting Lineup

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Friday night, Jeff Gordon, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Richmond International Raceway qualifying track record speed of 130.599 mph, captured the 2013 Federated Auto Parts 400 Coors Light Pole Award. This was Gordon's first series pole of the ... FULL STORY »

2013 NNS Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Starting Lineup

Brian Scott, driver of the #2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Brian Scott, with a qualifying lap speed of 124.327 mph, captured the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Coors Light Pole Award Friday afternoon at Richmond International Raceway. This was Scott's first series pole of the 2013 ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Federated Auto Parts 400 practice session at Richmond International Raceway, it was Jeff Gordon with a lap speed 127.292 mph, on top of the speed chart. Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of ... FULL STORY »



2013 NSCS Driver Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.06.13
The defending 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 127.083 mph, was the fastest Friday afternoon during the first Federated Auto Parts 400 practice session at Richmond International Raceway. Clint Bowyer was second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 125.821 mph, ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's American Heritage Chocolate Toyota, stands by his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Q&A with Driver Kyle Busch
Posted 09.06.13
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Heritage Chocolate Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your outlook for the race? "Our outlook is certainly different than what it was a year ago. It's just the opportunity to come in here and try to run well and continue to develop our program. ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Chad Knaus Crew Chief for the No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Q&A with Crew Chief Chad Knaus
Posted 09.06.13
CHAD KNAUS, CREW CHIEF NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Richmond International Raceway and discussed the birth of Jimmie and Chani Johnson’s second daughter, Regan Smith practicing and qualifying the car, Jimmie racing Saturday night and other topics.  Full transcript:  CONGRATULATIONS UNCLE CHAD KNAUS: SMILES “It ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Parker Kligerman - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NNS Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.06.13
Friday morning at Richmond International Raceway, Parker Kligerman, with a lap speed of 124.792 mph, was the quickest during the final (and only) NASCAR Nationwide Series Virginia 529 College Savings 250 practice session. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 124.115 mph, was Kenny Wallace and he was followed by Matt Kenseth ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, speaks to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wild Card Contenders Press Conference at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Wild Card Contenders Q&A with Driver Brad Keselowski
Posted 09.06.13
Brad Keselowski, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, finds himself on the outside looking in among Chase contenders. Keselowski still has a chace to earn one of 12 Chase spots, but to do so he must win Saturday night at Richmond and get a lot of help along the way. ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford, speaks to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wild Card Contenders Press Conference at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Wild Card Contenders Q&A with Driver Joey Logano
Posted 09.06.13
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion is one of three Ford drivers with a chance to make the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Logano met media members at Richmond International Raceway to discuss his chances.  JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion -- ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Scotchguard Ford, speaks to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wild Card Contenders Press Conference at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Wild Card Contenders Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle
Posted 09.06.13
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion is one of three Ford drivers with a chance to make the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Biffle met media members at Richmond International Raceway to discuss his chances. GREG BIFFLE, No. 16 3M Ford Fusion – WHAT IS YOUR ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS No. 40 CRC Brakleen Chevrolet SS
Cassill to Drive No. 40 CRC Brakleen Chevrolet at Richmond
Posted 09.06.13
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 6, 2013) – Hillman Racing today announced that CRC Automotive will be the primary sponsor of the No. 40 Hillman Racing Chevrolet SS this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.  CRC Industries, a manufacturer of an extensive arsenal of automotive maintenance repair products, will promote its industry-leading CRC Brakleen® brake parts cleaner on the ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Chandra and daughter Genevieve Marie after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 9, 2013 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Photo Credt: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Johnsons Announce Birth of Daughter
Posted 09.06.13
Chandra and Jimmie Johnson are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. She was born Friday, Sept. 6, at2:02 a.m. at a Charlotte, N.C., hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Big sister Genevieve Marie, 3, is said to be very proud of her new ...FULL STORY »


© 2011-2012 Catchfence. All rights reserved.

Catchfence.com is a member of the Citizen Journalist Media Corps created by NASCAR®.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
The Official NASCAR® website is NASCAR® ONLINE(sm) at www.nascar.com