By AMANDA VINCENT Richmond (Va.) Raceway is getting a makeover. The facility has already undergone a name change from Richmond International Raceway to Richmond Raceway, and the infield facelift, referred to as “Richmond Reimagined,” will begin after the Sept. 9 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the track. The name change came ahead of [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The NASCAR Xifnity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series goes restrictor plate racing for the third time this season, the final time for the Xfinity Series, this weekend at Daytona (Fla.) International Raceway. The upcoming NASCAR weekend culminates in Saturday night’s running of the Coke Zero 400 for the Cup Series. The [...]
During the recent Michigan International Raceway NASCAR weekend, Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension for Jimmie Johnson, so we know the latest seven-time champ is going to be around for three more years, beyond 2017, at the very least. He very well could race beyond 2020, but like I said, at the least, we [...]
Kyle Busch turned a lap of 179.151 mph on Friday to win the pole at Pocono Raceway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race on Sunday. Busch won the pole at Dover International Speedway last week as well. His run at Dover was derailed when a tire came off the No. 18 Toyota during a pit stop. Busch...
By AMANDA VINCENT On Tuesday, the No. 2 Team Penske Ford team of Brad Keselowski in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lost its final appeal of penalties assessed by NASCAR following the March race at Phoenix International Raceway. As a result, crew chief Paul Wolfe will serve the final race of a three-race suspension [...]
Joey Logano’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway last weekend returned to the headlines Thursday morning as a result of NASCAR’s determination that the win was “encumbered” and, as a result, Logano was stripped of the benefits of the win, although officially, he still stands as the race winner and crew chief [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Team Penske announced Thursday that it would not appeal the penalties NASCAR assessed to the No. 22 Ford team of Joey Logano in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as a result of Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 race-winning car from Richmond (Va.) International Raceway failing post-race inspection at NASCAR’s Research and Development [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The No. 22 Team Penske Ford of Joey Logano that won Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway failed post-race inspection at NASCAR Research & Development Center in Concord, N.C. As a result, crew chief Todd Gordon was fined $50,000 and suspended for two [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Joey Logano went from the back to the front in the Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on Sunday to claim his first win of the 2017 race season in his 300th-career Cup Series start. Logano qualified fifth on Friday, but because of a [...]
Joey Logano pulled away after a restart with about 20 laps to go to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday. Logano, who qualified fifth but had to start 37th after making a transmission change, grabbed the lead from Penske Racing teammate Brad...
The 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup season will be a quarter done after Sunday’s race, the 2017 Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond International Raceway in Virginia, the ninth of 36 races on the schedule this year. When does this race start? The Toyota Owners 400 will see the green flag at approximately 2:14 p.m. Show More Summary
When watching this crash from the Pirelli World Challenge weekend at Virginia International Raceway, it’s hard to decide what’s wilder: how violently this race car tumbled off of the track, or the fact that the driver climbed right out of the car and was released from a nearby medical center. Read more...
Jimmie Johnson comes to Virginia with wins in his last two races. Jimmie Johnson looks for his third straight win on Sunday when the NASCAR schedule shifts to Richmond International Raceway in Virginia for the Toyota Owners 400. Johnson...Show More Summary
It won’t be rain but unusually warm temperatures for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway The only weather concern for the Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy Cup race at Richmond International Raceway Sunday is the temperatures. Show More Summary
Simon Pagenaud took advantage of a caution flag that caught the other leaders on pit road to win the Verizon IndyCar race Saturday night at Phoenix International Raceway. The defending series champion grabbed the lead when Team Penske teammate Will Power pitted on the 137th lap, and the caution...
Kenseth won the 2015 fall race at Richmond. (Getty) Joe Gibbs Racing is well-positioned to go for four wins in a row at Richmond International Raceway. Matt Kenseth will start first for Sunday’s race at the 0.75-mile track. Kenseth, who won the 2015 fall race at Richmond, is searching for his first win of the year amidst a slow start. Show More Summary
Kyle Larson took the lead with only a handful of laps to go when race leader Ty Dillon jumped a restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race in overtime at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday. Larson won after barely making it to the overtime line in a two-lap dash to the finish. The...
By AMANDA VINCENT After Justin Allgaier dominated the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on Saturday by leading 157 laps of the race that was extended from 250 to 254 laps by a late-race caution, Kyle Larson took a late-race lead and led the final 10 laps en route to [...]
Talking to reporters before practice at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, 24-year-old Kyle Larson apparently called himself the “last true racer” in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series—you know, the one with 40 different racers in any given field. Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR continued its crackdown on teams requiring multiple attempts at passing inspections with deductions in practice time at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on Saturday morning as Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams prepare for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400. The No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford team of Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the No. 1 Chip [...]