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Sep 07
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Clint Bowyer Throws Hail Mary; Comes Up Short, Misses Chase Field

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5-hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images What a difference a year makes for Clint Bowyer. Last September, Bowyer under scrutiny for a late-race spin ultimately changed the complexion of the 2013 Chase and left Richmond (Va.) International Raceway with a dark cloud casted over him and Michael Waltrip Racing, but still a championship hopeful. 12 months later, Bowyer had a strong, but uneventful night at Richmond, but failed to earn a berth into the Chase. Michael Waltrip Racing did its job for Bowyer by providing competitive No. 15 5-hour Energy Toyota’s, but transmission gremlins at Atlanta and an unstoppable Brad Keselowski Saturday night at Richmond proved to be too much for the Emporia, Kansas native and his team to overcome. “You know, if you make the Chase you want to ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Keselowski dominates Richmond, as Newman and Biffle claim last Chase spots

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Results & Point Standings

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott Earns Fifth Top-Five Finish in 2014 at Richmond International Raceway

Brian Scott Brian Scott and the No. 2 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet qualified inside the top-10 for the ninth-straight week at Richmond International Raceway in the fifth position. In the opening laps of the 250-lap Virginia 529 College Savings 250, Scott ... FULL STORY »



Ty Dillon (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Ty Dillon Finishes Ninth at Richmond International Raceway
Posted 09.06.14
Ty Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet Camaro to a ninth-place finish Friday night in the Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway, recording the team's 18th top-10 finish of the season. Dillon, who qualified eighth in a rain-shortened qualifying session, battled a tight-handling ...FULL STORY »
Cale Conley (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Cale Conley Earns a 17th-Place Finish at Richmond International Raceway
Posted 09.06.14
Cale Conley earned a 17th-place finish in Friday evening's Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway after fighting a loose-handling condition throughout the 250 lap event. The Vienna, W. Va-native took the green flag in the 19th spot and used the inside lane to advance his position in the ...FULL STORY »
Brendan Gaughan (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Brendan Gaughan Finishes 18th at Richmond International Raceway
Posted 09.06.14
The No. 62 Richard Childress Racing team qualified seventh for Friday night's Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway. Brendan Gaughan fought hard throughout the night to maintain track position. On lap 33, the Las Vegas-native began reporting tight-handling conditions in the center of the turns. The Shane Wilson-led ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Reed (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Ryan Reed Races to 16th-Place Finish in Richmond
Posted 09.06.14
RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 5, 2014) – Ryan Reed piloted his Roush Fenway Racing No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang to a 16th-place finish in Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) after battling a tight car ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne Finishes 15th in Richmond
Posted 09.06.14
RICHMOND, Va. (September 5, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, finished in the 15th position on Friday evening in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway, extending his streak of consecutive top-15 finishes to 11. “We had some good speed ...FULL STORY »
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Three Ford Mustangs Finish in Top-10 at Richmond NASCAR Nationwide Race
Posted 09.06.14
Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes: Virginia529 College Savings 250 (Richmond International Raceway) NASCAR Nationwide Series Post Race Friday September 5, 2014 FORD FINISHING ORDER: 4th Ryan Blaney 7th Dakoda Armstrong 10th Chris Buescher 15th Trevor Bayne 16th Ryan Reed RYAN BLANEY, No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang (Finished 4th) “We ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS Virginia529 College Savings 250 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 09.06.14
Toyota Racing NASCAR Nationwide Series Post Race Notes & Quotes Richmond (Va.) International Raceway • Kyle Busch won his fourth race of the 2014 season in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event at Richmond International Raceway. • Busch started from the pole position and led all 250 laps at the three-quarter-mile ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott
Friday Richmond Nationwide Series Notebook: Featuring Chase Elliott, Brian Scott And Ryan Ellis
Posted 09.06.14
Nationwide Richmond International Raceway Notebook: Chase Elliott Inches Closer To First Championship: It ain’t over yet by any means, but Chase Elliott strengthened his chances at his first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship on Friday night with another impressive performance in his rookie season. The driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Kyle Busch leads every lap in dominating Nationwide win at Richmond
Posted 09.05.14
RICHMOND, Va.—-Picture perfect. Coors Light pole-sitter Kyle Busch led all 250 laps in Friday night’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway and beat runner-up and series leader Chase Elliott to the finish line by 1.323 seconds. Driving a No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota that was ...FULL STORY »


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