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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Talladega Preview

News & Notes POINTS REPORT: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS, earned his sixth top-10 finish of the season recently after finishing 10th at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on April 27. He now ranks fourth in the driver standings and trails leader and teammate Jimmie Johnson by 46 points. [...]

Two NNS Teams Penalized Following Post-Race Incidents At Richmond

Penalties have been levied to two NASCAR Nationwide Series teams as a result of their involvement in separate post-race incidents following last Friday’s race at Richmond International Raceway. Thomas Costello and Michael Scearce, both crew members for the No. 2 team, have each been fined $15,000 and suspended from NASCAR until the completion of the [...]

What Is This $2 Million Porsche Doing At VIR?

12 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is a 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS, valued somewhere between $1.5 and $2.0 million. And here it is going out onto Virginia International Raceway. Oh yes. Read more...

Isn't It About Time That NASCAR Cracks Down on Fighting in the Sport?

Friday night's post-race alleged assault by two members of the Richard Childress Racing organization upon Nationwide Series driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and a still unidentified other person at Richmond International Raceway is very troubling. According to police and media reports (per USA Today), Michael A. Show More Summary

Report: Piquet Jr. spins Scott, post-race altercation leads to kick in the jewels, arrests [w/video]

It seems as if NASCAR drivers are hellbent on blurring the line between their sport and pro wrestling. Nelson Piquet Jr. and Brian Scott got into a little scuffle after a Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway recently. Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Lame Duck Kevin Harvick and More Talk Richmond Race 9

Kevin Harvick launched from seventh place on the final restart during the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway to get out front and take the checkered flag. The No. 29 team spoiled the good showing of Juan Pablo Montoya, who led prior to the last caution. Show More Summary

Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Richmond

Richmond International Raceway signifies the quarter mark of the Sprint Cup season, and by now it's clear who the contenders and pretenders are this year. The usual suspects—former champions like Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth—are running up front and chasing many of the victories. Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond – Race Results

Rocketing ahead of the field on a green-white-checkered finish, Kevin Harvick powered his No. 29 Bell Helicopter Chevrolet SS to victory in the Toyota Owners 400 Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Having pitted for fresh tires under the final caution of the race on lap 394, Harvick charged from the seventh position to take [...]

Toyota Owners 400 2013 Results: Reaction, Leaders and Post-Race Analysis

Even the sprinklers couldn't rain on Kevin Harvick's parade as he came out with the win at the Richmond International Raceway in the Toyota Owners 400 on Saturday. In the end, it all came down the final pit stop. A caution led to what is essentially overtime in NASCAR, the green-white-checkered finish. Show More Summary

Kevin Harvick Wins At Richmond In Green-White-Checkered Finish

Kevin Harvick won the night race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, proving to his critics that he won’t take this season easy, despite leaving Richard Childress Racing at the end of 2013. Harvick finally got his chance to prove himself for 2013 when he charged from seventh place to the lead during the final [...]Show More Summary

Danica Patrick Calms Feud With David Gilliland

Danica Patrick’s feud with David Gilliland may be over — at least for now. The two NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers spoke before Friday’s practice at Richmond International Raceway on Friday. Patrick’s intention in visiting her fellow driver was to set the record straight on how she felt he was racing her during last week’s race [...]Show More Summary

NASCAR Pit Fight Leads To Arrests [Video]

A NASCAR pit fight spilled out of Richmond International Raceway and onto a nearby motorhome lot, ending in the assault arrest of two men who work on Brian Scott’s team. And it all probably started when Nelson Piquet Jr. kicked Brian Scott in an unfortunately personal place after last night’s Nationwide Series Race. The video [...]Show More Summary

Danica Patrick on Racing at Richmond, Being on The Colbert Report And More

TALK ABOUT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AND YOUR EXPECTATIONS FOR THE WEEKEND: “I’ve always enjoyed coming to Richmond. I was just talking about that…had fun racing Indy cars here. I liked driving the Nationwide car here. We didn’t have the greatest result, but it was still fun. Even in the Nationwide car, Ricky (Stenhouse) and I [...]

Ranking the Best Short-Track Drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Driver Denny Hamlin had hoped to make a dramatic return to the Sprint Cup Series this Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, and who could blame him? When it comes to short-track racing, Hamlin ranks amongst NASCAR’s best....Show More Summary

Sadler Still Searching For First Win At Home

In 45 starts among NASCAR’s three national series at Richmond International Raceway, Elliott Sadler has never visited Victory Lane at his home track. Sadler, who is from nearby Emporia, Va., will try to reverse his fortunes when the NASCAR Nationwide Series hits the asphalt for Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 at the 0.75-mile short track. In 19 series [...]

Four Burning Questions: Richmond - Can Tony Stewart Right The Ship?

“The perfect racetrack.” That’s the phrase that many in the NASCAR world utter when describing Richmond International Raceway, the site of Round 9 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This popular, 0.75-mile oval will be inheriting...Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 with Kasey Kahne Talk Short Track Race 9 in Richmond

NASCAR drivers are eager to compete in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Fans with one of the 97,912 tickets will enjoy short-track skirmishing on the.75-mile D-shaped oval with 14-degree banking. Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Team Chevy – Drivers’ Pre-Race Notes & Quotes at Richmond

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY: Chevrolet drivers have won 35 of 113 races at Richmond International Raceway (RIR). Wins by active drivers are: Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Dover White Chevrolet SS, has three (3) wins at RIR (’07 – TWICE & ‘08) Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS, has three [...]

NASCAR Statistical Advance: Analyzing Richmond International Raceway

Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia going into the Toyota Owners 400 on April 27. RICHMOND-SPECIFIC STATISTICS Clint Bowyer (No. 15 RK Motors Toyota) ·         Two...Show More Summary

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond

This week, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Richmond International Raceway for the Toyota Owners 400. This will be the fourth race on a short racetrack for the Gen-6 car. The race is under the lights Saturday night and could result in more post-race altercations. Show More Summary

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