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  • • Jimmy Mullis Makes ‘All the Right Moves’ for eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series Win at Las Vegas
    The eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series took to virtual Las Vegas Motor Speedway Tuesday night, Sept. 22. Some drivers’ gambles paid off, while others busted in big wrecks. In the end, Jimmy Mullis came out on top to win his second race of the season. Mullis’ No. 46 car of Richmond Raceway eSports had fresher tires … The post Jimmy Mullis Makes ‘All the Right Moves’ for eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacin...2020
  • • Friday Faceoff: Is Bristol a Good Place for a Cutoff Race?
    Does a race need naturally occurring cautions to make it more interesting? Luken Glover: There has to be a balance between too many cautions and no cautions. As a short track, Richmond Raceway is a place expected to provide a few cautions, but over the past couple of seasons we really haven’t seen that. It … The post Friday Faceoff: Is Bristol a Good Place for a Cutoff Race? appeared f...2020
  • • Frontstretch Podcast: Tyler Ankrum Previews Truck Playoffs, Long Green Flag Runs in Richmond
    Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss all the long green flag racing at Richmond Raceway across the three national touring series. Some hated it, while Albino and Neff enjoyed it. Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Cup Series race in dominant fashion. Albino and Neff break down his chances of making … The post Frontstretch Podca...2020
  • • Did You Notice?: Brad Keselowski Quietly Becoming Championship Favorite
    Did you notice? … Brad Keselowski has become the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship favorite? Keselowski’s dominating performance at Richmond Raceway Saturday (Sept. 12) proved he might be one to beat at Phoenix Raceway. The No. 2 Ford Mustang of Team Penske had one of the fastest cars of the night and led nearly half the … The post Did You Notice?: Brad Keselowski Quietly Becoming Ch...2020
  • • Power Rankings: No Longer the Action Track Edition
    They used to call Richmond Raceway the “Action Track,” but after racing 400 laps without a non-manufactured caution flag, they might need to forget that nickname ever existed. This isn’t the fault of the track. This isn’t the fault of the drivers. This is the fault of a rules package that makes a gentle rub … The post Power Rankings: No Longer the Action Track Edition appeared first on Front...2020
  • • Grant Enfinger Earns Truck Bristol Pole
    The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series begin its playoffs this week at Bristol Motor Speedway, and Grant Enfinger will lead the field to green Thursday night (Sept. 17). ThorSport Racing’s Enfinger earned the Cometic Gasket Pole Award after winning last week’s race at Richmond Raceway. GMS Racing’s Brett Moffitt starts next to Enfinger, … The post Grant Enfinger Earns Truck Bristol...2020
  • • Justin Allgaier Takes Xfinity Bristol Pole
    When the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ regular-season finale begins at Bristol Motor Speedway, Justin Allgaier will lead the way Sept. 18. Allgaier claimed the pole after winning both races last week at Richmond Raceway. Kaulig Racing’s Ross Chastain starts second next to Allgaier, while fellow JR Motorsports driver Noah Gragson slots in third. Team Penske’s Austin … The post Justin Allgaier Takes ...2020
  • • Brad Keselowski on Pole for Cup Bristol Race
    The NASCAR Cup Series’ final race in the Round of 16 is at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 19. Brad Keselowski will lead the field to green at the half-mile track. The No. 2 Team Penske driver snagged the pole after winning last week’s event at Richmond Raceway and posting the fastest lap of … The post Brad Keselowski on Pole for Cup Bristol Race appeared first on Frontstretc...2020
  • • Couch Potato Tuesday: Richmond Provides Interesting Action If You Look Closely
    Richmond Raceway in recent years has taken on a different look. Yahoo! Sports’ Nick Bromberg made note of this on Twitter after the race Saturday night. From 2001-2010 there were 14 Richmond races with 10 or more cautions From 2011-2020 there have been 3 Richmond races with 10 or more cautions Since the start of stage … The post Couch Potato Tuesday: Richmond Provides Interesting Actio...2020
  • • Stock Car Scoop: Why Brad Keselowski Called His Shot at Richmond Raceway
    Brad Keselowski told crew chief Jeremy Bullins they would travel to Richmond Raceway and leave with a NASCAR Cup Series victory, and he delivered on his promise, leading four times for 192 laps in a dominating performance. Why was Keselowski so confident heading into the first short-track playoff race of 2020? Find out in the … The post Stock Car Scoop: Why Brad Keselowski Called His Shot at...2020

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Richmond Raceway injury and suspension

  • • Stevens, Klausmeier Suspended After Cook Out Southern 500
      Two NASCAR Cup Series crew chiefs are facing penalties after Sunday night’s Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Adam Stevens and John Klausmeier were each suspended for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway, as well as being fined $20,000 for two loose lug nuts. Stevens coached Busch to a sixth-place … The post Stevens, Klausmeier Suspended...2020
  • • Earnhardt Jr., One Last Shot for the Playoffs
    Posted by: Dave Thompson, follow @phillyfan17 September 9, 2017 Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be making his final regular season start at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night and his last chance to lock himself in to the playoffs. With the team’s performance far below expectations this season, it will take a fairy tale finish in the Federated Auto Parts 400 with him landing in Victory Lane to salvage the ...2017
  • • Hamlin: Penalties are fine as long as they’re uniform
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will likely be without his crew chief for the first race of NASCAR’s playoffs, and the Joe Gibbs Racing driver says he has no problem with the governing body making penalties harsh when cars fail post-race inspection. Mike Wheeler was suspended for two races and fined $50,000 this week after Hamlin finished a weekend sweep of the Xfinity and Cup s...2017
  • • Koch Leads Sole XFINITY Series Practice at Richmond
    Blake Koch led the sole NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Richmond Raceway on Friday Morning. Koch turned a fast lap time of 21.967 around the 0.75-mile track with a speed of 122.139 MPH. William Byron wound up second followed by Brandon Jones, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Ryan Reed. Brad Keselowski, Cole Custer, Ty Dillon, Spencer Gallagher, and Brennan Poole rounded out the top-10. Noticeable absent f...2017
  • Ives Suspended, Interim Crew Chief Named
    • Ives Suspended, Interim Crew Chief Named
    Greg Ives, crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 team, has been suspended for the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale at Richmond Raceway following a lug nut violation....2017
  • • MENCS: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Faces Uphill Challenge at Richmond
    In his final season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is facing an uphill battle as he enters the final race of the regular season, a season that he is currently on the outside looking in the playoff picture. Currently ranked 22nd in the standings with one top-five and four top-ten finishes on the season, NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver may be without his crew chief Greg Ive...2017

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Richmond Raceway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • David Ragan discusses the Roval, drafting package and cutting costs in NASCAR
    David Ragan thinks racing on the Roval will be “one of the greatest shows” and the downforce package in 2019 is a needed short-term fix for NASCAR. David Ragan, a 12 year veteran in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, talked with Motor Racing Digest at Richmond Raceway. The driver of the No. 38 Ford for Front Row Motorsports discussed NASCAR’s first trip to the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval, th...2018
  • • Hooters to sponsor Chase Elliott for 3 races in 2019-2021
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports and Hooters have reached a three-year agreement to extend the restaurant chain’s primary sponsorship of Chase Elliott’s No. 9 Chevrolet for three races per year in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series. The contract covers the 2019-2021 seasons. Hooters joined Hendrick as a two-race primary sponsor for Elliott in 2017. The 22-year-old Elliott earned his third...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: power rankings after Richmond Raceway
    Kyle Busch claimed his third-consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win Saturday night when he took the checkered flag in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway, matching a feat achieved by Kevin Harvick earlier this season. Also, Busch’s win at Richmond Saturday was his seventh-consecutive top-three finish, nine races into the season. His only finish outside the top-10, so far, was...2018
  • • Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR's regular-season finale at Richmond
    Richmond, Va. • Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway. The pole for the race Saturday night is the 20th of Kenseth’s career and comes in the last race to make the 16-driver NASCAR playoffs that begin next week in Chicago. Kenseth is in a precarious spot in the standings. He will start the race 15th in playoff points, but without the victory that wou...2017
  • • Kenseth wins pole for regular season finale at Richmond
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Matt Kenseth ran a fast lap at 122.421 mph Friday and won the pole at Richmond Raceway. The pole for the race Saturday night is the 20th of Kenseth’s career and comes in the last race to make the 16-driver NASCAR playoffs that begin next week in Chicago. Kenseth is in a precarious spot in the standings. He will start the race 15th in playoff points, but without the victory tha...2017

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  • • Richmond 101: TV times, key statistics, revised procedures and more
    It's time to get back to short-track racing, as the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Richmond Raceway for the second stop in the playoffs' Round of 16. Saturday's Federated Auto Parts 400 (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will be run underneath the lights. RELATED: Full Richmond schedule | Dillon vaults […]...2020
  • Richmond Fantasy Racing Preview
    • Richmond Fantasy Racing Preview
    Detailed driver notes and statistics to help set your fantasy racing lineup for Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway....2017

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  • • Kyle Busch returns to the scene of his infamy a decade ago
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch is on a hot streak, the winner of the last two races in NASCAR’s top series and the series points leader as he arrives at Richmond Raceway, where his four career victories are tops among active drivers. But it’s a race Busch didn’t win here that drew a lot of attention this week. It was 10 years ago on the 0.75-mile oval that Busch cemented his reputation as NASCAR’...2018

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  • Logano Misses Playoffs
    Joey Logano’s second-place finish in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway wasn’t enough to make the playoffs....2017
  • Bizarre Incident Takes Out Kenseth
    • Bizarre Incident Takes Out Kenseth
    Matt Kenseth’s chance to win Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway ended in a bizarre incident with an ambulance on pit road....2017
  • NASCAR Notebook: Will Earnhardt Lose Crew Chief?
    • NASCAR Notebook: Will Earnhardt Lose Crew Chief?
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be without crew chief Greg Ives for Saturday’s regular-season finale at Richmond Raceway....2017
  • Larson Conquers Richmond in Overtime
    • Larson Conquers Richmond in Overtime
    Kyle Larson took advantage of a great pit stop and overtime restart to win Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway....2017
  • Milestone Start for Harvick
    • Milestone Start for Harvick
    Kevin Harvick will make his 600th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start in Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway....2017
  • Truex Jr. Upset and Disappointed
    • Truex Jr. Upset and Disappointed
    Martin Truex Jr. didn't agree with the final caution of the night that was the start of a turn of events in overtime at Richmond Raceway that saw him finish 20th after leading a race-high 198 laps....2017
  • • NASCAR back in action after Easter weekend off
    After taking this past weekend off for Easter, NASCAR is back in action in the virtual world with the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at virtual Richmond Raceway. When NASCAR and iRacing introduced the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series within a week or so after the coronavirus pandemic brought the 2020 season to a […] NASCAR back in action after Easter weekend off - Beyond...2020
  • • NASCAR: Richmond starting lineup – Kevin Harvick takes pole
    For the third time in five usages of the NASCAR starting lineup formula, Kevin Harvick has taken the pole position, this time for the race at Richmond Raceway. The new NASCAR starting lineup formula continues to produce one of only two different polesitters from week to week: Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick or Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase […] NASCAR: Richmond starting lineup &...2020
  • • NASCAR: Has a challenger to Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin emerged?
    Brad Keselowski had a flawless performance in Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway, leading 192 laps en route to the victory. The win was Brad Keselowski’s fourth of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series campaign, and it was his third at a track where the cars use the low-downforce 750-horsepower package. Coming […] NASCAR: Has a challenger to Kevin Harvick an...2020
  • Huge Challenge for Logano
    • Huge Challenge for Logano
    Joey Logano has one more chance to make the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway....2017

Richmond Raceway videos

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  • ToyotaCare 250 from Richmond Raceway | NASCAR Truck Series Full Race ReplayToyotaCare 250 from Richmond Raceway | NASCAR Truck Series Full Race Replay
  • Radioactive: Richmond Raceway. "I just feel like I gave one away." | NASCAR RACE HUBRadioactive: Richmond Raceway. "I just feel like I gave one away." | NASCAR RACE HUB
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Richmond Raceway fantasy rankings and news

  • • Federated Auto Parts 400 Fantasy Racing Picks
    It’s time to get your fantasy racing lineups set as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Richmond Raceway for the Federated Auto Parts 400. Martin Truex Jr. ($10,400) Truex Jr. led the field with the best 10-lap average in final practice and will start from the fifth position tonight. Truex Jr. has three top-10 finishes in his last three races at Richmond and has led 193 laps. Truex Jr. c...2017
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  • • Grant Enfinger Earns Truck Bristol Pole
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  • • Stock Car Scoop: Why Brad Keselowski Called His Shot at Richmond Raceway
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  • • NASCAR: Has a challenger to Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin emerged?
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  • • Brad Keselowski Dominates at Richmond
    Brad Keselowski locked himself into the second round of the 2020 playoffs with a Saturday (Sept. 12) night win at Richmond Raceway, leading 192 laps en route to his fourth win of the season. The Cup Series’ Federated Auto Parts 400 was the last of four races in three days between NASCAR’s three national touring … The post Brad Keselowski Dominates at Richmond appeared first on Fr...2020
  • • NASCAR: Richmond results, standings – Brad Keselowski wins
    Brad Keselowski clinched his spot in the round of 12 of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs with a dominant victory at Richmond Raceway in the Federated Auto Parts 400. Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski became the second driver to clinch a spot in the round of 12 of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, and […] NASCAR: Richmond results, standings – Brad Keselowski wins - Beyond the Fl...2020
  • • LAST LAPS: Brad Keselowski dominates in Richmond for his 4th victory of the season
    Brad Keselowski earns himself a spot in the second round of 2020 playoffs after dominating the final stage at Richmond Raceway for his 4th win of the season at the Federated Auto Parts 400....2020
  • • ADVANCING through the NASCAR Playoffs: Richmond analysis
    After the second race of the Round of 16 in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs at Richmond Raceway, here's a brief look at the playoff picture. Just one race remains in the Round of 16 before the field is whittled down to 12 with four drivers eliminated from the postseason after the race at Bristol […]...2020
  • • Brad Keselowski wins Cup playoff race at Richmond
    Brad Keselowski scored his fourth win of the season, winning Saturday night's race at Richmond Raceway....2020
  • • Chad Knaus makes 700th start as Cup Series crew chief
    Chad Knaus made his 700th appearance as a crew chief in the NASCAR Cup Series on Saturday night. Knaus' milestone became official once William Byron's No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet rolled off in the fifth starting position for Saturday's Federated Auto Parts 400 (coverage on NBCSN/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Richmond Raceway. […]...2020
  • • Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Reigns at Richmond, Austin Cindric Claims Regular Season Title
    Justin Allgaier arrived at Richmond Raceway with just one win this year and zero career victories at the 0.75-mile oval. After two races in less than 24 hours, Allgaier has two trophies and all the momentum in the world as the playoffs continued to inch closer. Allgaier swept the Go Bowling 250 and Virginia is … The post Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Reigns at Richmond, Austin Cindric C...2020

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