Late pit stop propels Logano to Richmond win
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:45:08 GMT)
Joey Logano pitted on the race's final caution for fresh tires and passed Kyle Larson, who had stayed out on track.
Bayne Nets 13th-Place Finish in Richmond
(Mon, 01 May 2017 02:18:55 GMT)
Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion, improved 16 positions throughout Sunday afternoon's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Richmond International Raceway to record a 13th-place finish. The result is Bayne's seventh top-15 finish in the first nine races of the
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson collide at Richmond
(Mon, 01 May 2017 01:59:45 GMT)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the worst of it after his teammate body-slammed him during Sunday’s NASCAR race. Getting run into by teammate Jimmie Johnson wasn’t how Dale Earnhardt Jr. envisioned beginning his retirement tour, but that’s the situation Earnhardt found himself in during Sunday’s NASCAR race
2017 Richmond Highlights (4.30.17)
(Mon, 01 May 2017 00:51:50 GMT)
NASCAR Cup Series Highlights: Check out all the highlights from the Toyota Owners 400 won by Ford driver Joey Logano. FOX Fantasy AutoForm a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes
Denny Hamlin salvages day for Joe Gibbs Racing with third-place finish
(Mon, 01 May 2017 00:44:26 GMT)
Denny Hamlin grabbed his first top five of the year at his home track but said Joe Gibbs racing's woes are not fixed.
What the top-10 finishers had to say after Sunday's Toyota Owners 400
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:26:29 GMT)
After a rough start to the race, Stenhouse used strategy to rally back and earn a top-five finish. ”I made it a lot of work for us there getting in the fence later in that first stage and really we were fighting back all day from there," Stenhouse said. "Had a really good car on the long run
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s so-so day nosedives after getting slammed into by Jimmie Johnson
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:51:44 GMT)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended up 30th after getting sandwiched between his teammate and the wall.
Logano Scores First 2017 Victory in Crazy Richmond Race
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:50:53 GMT)
After gaining the lead when teammate Brad Keslowski was fending off Kyle Busch and moving through the field with fresh tires on the final restart, Joey Logano will win the Toyota Owners 400 from RIchmond International Raceway under hot and slick conditions for his first win of 2017. Logano had to start
Race results from the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:21:25 GMT)
A lot of green flag racing early ended in a caution-filled 1-2 finish for Team Penske as Joey Logano held off Brad Keselowski in the closing laps of the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond. Check out the full finishing order at RIR:
From last to first: Logano wins at Richmond
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:54:06 GMT)
Team Penske's Joey Logano earned his first victory of 2017 Sunday at Richmond after starting last with a transmission change. It was his 300th Monster Energy Series start.
Former NASCAR, IndyCar driver John Andretti battling stage 4 cancer
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:11:35 GMT)
Former NASCAR and IndyCar driver John Andretti revealed he's battling Stage 4 colon cancer. Andretti, the nephew of famed racer Mario Andretti, is currently undergoing chemotherapy and will have surgery in June, according to WTHR's Dave Calabro, who spent time with the ailing former racer. MORE
How doctors are evaluating NASCAR drivers after they crash
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:59:18 GMT)
RICHMOND, Va. – Finishing a race with a banged-up car is pretty standard for NASCAR races. But if a car is so badly wrecked that it can't finish the race, new NASCAR rules dictate the driver must be immediately evaluated at the in-field medical care center. Usually within about 10 minutes of entering
CEO says NASCAR 'not isolated' in fighting to attract fans
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:51:32 GMT)
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France says the challenge of connecting with a new, younger generation of fans is something that all sports are trying to figure out, and one that NASCAR will take some time to figure out. Speaking at Richmond International Raceway before Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. begins retirement tour in Richmond, nephew Jeffrey Earnhardt looks to NASCAR future
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:35:23 GMT)
Four grown men wielding Sharpies and diecast race cars pursued Dale Earnhardt Jr. as he paced toward his hauler at the end of practice at Richmond International Raceway. Moments after he hopped inside sliding doors and the autograph hounds dispersed, Jeffrey Earnhardt strode past mostly unbothered, bound
Fenton Bell Duel for NAPA Big 5 Latemodel Series Opener at Meridian Speedway
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:12:31 GMT)
Meridian Speedway's grandstands were packed Saturday, April 29, for the NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Latemodel Season Opener. The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modifieds, College of Western Idaho Super Stocks, TEAM Mazda Mini Stocks, and TATES Rents Hornets filled Saturday nights schedule with intense
Exclusive: Toyota's racing boss weighs in on 2017 NASCAR season
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:09:00 GMT)
RICHMOND, Va. -- David Wilson isn't your typical auto racing industry executive. Not by a long shot. In his capacity as president and general manager of TRD, U.S.A., Wilson oversees Toyota's vast racing operations in the United States, which includes NASCAR, the NHRA,USAC, off-road racing and
6 free iPhone games that just launched on the App Store this week
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:00:22 GMT)
Whether you're in the mood for fast-paced action or thoughtful, deliberate strategy, the Apple App Store has you covered this week with a killer selection of free games. I've always been a sucker for the Robot Unicorn Attack games, so a sequel is at the top of my list of things to download this
Richmond NASCAR race day weather forecast: Hot day at the race track
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 12:00:02 GMT)
Heat will be the weather story for NASCAR at Richmond International Raceway Sunday - afternoon temperatures near 90.
Today’s Cup race at Richmond: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:00:39 GMT)
All the pertinent details for today's Toyota Owners 400.
Dalton Sargeant charges into ARCA Salem to win Kentuckiana Ford 200
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT)
Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Boca Raton, Florida's Dalton Sargeant settled into his own zip code Sunday afternoon at Salem Speedway, and put a major-league whooping on the field to win the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200. Sargeant, who was himself a lap down at one point, got four fresh
NASCAR Richmond 2017 live stream: Start time, TV schedule, and how to watch Toyota Owners 400 online
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT)
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. The Toyota Owners 400 will see the green flag at approximately 2:14 p.m. ET. Television
Williamsburg couple share love of NASCAR at RIR campground
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:22:00 GMT)
Don Prevish Jr. was 13 when his uncle took him to his first stock-car race at what was then known as Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway. His uncle, a Henrico County policeman working a security gig at the track that day, dropped him off in the pits with two instructions. "He told me not to get hit by
Larson wins ToyotaCare 250 in overtime at RIR
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:56:41 GMT)
The following comes directly from Richmond International Raceway: The ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race was settled in overtime, as Kyle Larson, driver of the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42, took the checkered flag at Richmond International Raceway (Richmond). Following multiple lead changes in the
In NASCAR, this could be the worst of times -- or the best
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:43:27 GMT)
RICHMOND, Va. — In the vernacular of NASCAR racing, this exact moment in history could perhaps be best described as one of those best-of-times/worst-of-times deals. First, the worst-of-times breakdown. Jeff Gordon, a four-time champion and an enormously popular driver, retired for good after a brief
Why every NASCAR fan needs to go to a short-track race for the full experience
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:15:07 GMT)
RICHMOND, Va. – The NASCAR schedule takes drivers all over the country, and each track provides its own unique challenges. But the fan experience changes at each track too. “Racing is a different product based on the track, especially if you're used to watching on TV,” said lifelong NASCAR fan Jennifer
Larson edges out Allgaier for NASCAR Overtime win at Richmond
(Sun, 30 Apr 2017 04:59:21 GMT)
Kyle Larson takes the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway in NASCAR Overtime as he edges out Justin Allgaier for the win.
Ryan: A requiem for the bump and run? Delving into the short-track debate gripping NASCAR
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:27:08 GMT)
Thoughts on the viablity of rubbing is racing, treating Richmond with VHT, the coverage of Fernando Alonso's Indianapolis 500 debut and contract scuttlebutt.
Lance Dewease picks up 87th triumph at Williams Grove
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:12:07 GMT)
Now at 87 wins on his career at the oval, Dewease of Fayetteville needs just three more victories to tie Fred Rahmer Sr. on the all-time Williams Grove win list and four more to become the all-time win leader. Tim Shaffer and Freddie Rahmer comprised the front row for the start of the 30-lap Tommy Classic
It's tough to keep a secret in the NASCAR garage
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT)
Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Before NASCAR's move to common templates and aero matching, drivers used to beat a path to the sanctioning body's transporter to lobby for their respective car makes. The late Dale Earnhardt, who would have turned 66 on Saturday, was one of the most ardent
NASCAR's first family sets pace for philanthropy efforts
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT)
NASCAR's first family has shifted the sport's philanthropy arm into high gear through its million-dollar partnership with the Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York at NYU Langone. NASCAR CEO Brian France and his wife, Amy, spent Wednesday meeting and spending time with young patients
Dale Jr says retiring announcement took the pressure off
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:49:37 GMT)
AP Sports Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. says the pressure is gone, not only about his future, but also his results. "I certainly did feel a lot more relaxed now," NASCAR'S most popular driver said Friday at Richmond International Raceway, where he came back to work three
'Blocking the bad stuff:' How NASCAR's Danica Patrick relates to 'Wonder Woman'
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:38:00 GMT)
Danica Patrick spotted some immediate connections when her “Wonder Woman” paint scheme for May's NASCAR All-Star Race weekend was unveiled this week. Her first reaction to the front of her No. 10 car bearing the likeness of the next actress, in costume, chosen to play Diana Prince? “I think that
Denny Hamlin: Joe Gibbs Racing’s rebound won’t happen ‘overnight’ or ‘in a month’
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:00:50 GMT)
Danny Hamlin addressed the issues that have all four Joe Gibbs Racing drivers outside the top 10 in points.
Matt Kenseth wins Richmond pole
(Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:29:33 GMT)
Hot track temps make for interesting qualifying strategies, and Matt Kenseth's No. 20 Toyota speeds to the top of the chart, grabbing the Coors Light Pole Award at Richmond.
Denny Hamlin guesses there's a 50 percent chance Carl Edwards is back in 2018
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:02:11 GMT)
Edwards stepped away from NASCAR in January.
Ty Dillon: best 10-laps in 1st NXS practice
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:07:24 GMT)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular Ty Dillon, driving the No. 3 Red Kap/Prudential Overall Supply Chevrolet Camaro, had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Int'l Raceway.
Richmond NASCAR weather forecast: Any rain at all this weekend?
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:22:04 GMT)
Very warm and mostly dry this weekend for NASCAR at Richmond International Raceway
Suarez: 'I feel like I'm a different person'
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:34:35 GMT)
Having made his first NASCAR start in the XFINITY Series at Richmond International Raceway in 2014, Daniel Suarez reflects on how both him and his career have evolved since then.
Austin Dillon starts from rear at Richmond; Joey Logano, Matt Kenseth penalized for swerving
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:55:06 GMT)
NASCAR announces several infractions from inspection at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Austin Dillon will have new crew chief for Richmond; Slugger Labbe staying at RCR shop
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:29:38 GMT)
It's unclear if Labbe will return for Talladega.
Opinion: What About Joey?
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:46:27 GMT)
The search for the next face of NASCAR seems to have overlooked an obvious choice. He's young at just 26-years-old, talented, successful, has “paid his dues,” drives for one of the sport's powerhouses and oozes with personality. But in the aftermath of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s retirement announcement
Former Hokie is still a special teamer — as a NASCAR engineer and pit man
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:25:00 GMT)
RICHMOND — Caleb Hurd figured out what he wanted to do with his life when he first traveled to Richmond International Raceway for a NASCAR race in 2000. He was working as a wide-eyed intern for Hendrick Motorsports at the time, putting his mechanical engineering education at Virginia Tech to good use
Google is working with NASCAR to test new high-speed wireless technology
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT)
Google is taking its wireless technology to the races. Access, the Google spinout focused on high speed internet service, is working with NASCAR to test 3.6GHz wireless broadband networks using racecars, according to new filings by the company. The company is seeking permission from the FCC for an experimental
10 Worst Car Accidents in NASCAR History
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:02:00 GMT)
In a sport as dangerous as NASCAR, wrecks are bound to happen. Here's a look at the 10 worst car accidents in the history of NASCAR racing.
NASCAR Truck drivers feel the earth move sitting in NHRA powerhouses
(Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:55:01 GMT)
The horses the Truck Series drivers have under their hoods are like ponies compared to the 10,000 horses in a Top Fuel dragster or Funny Car.
Denny Hamlin hopes homecoming at Richmond puts him back in fast lane
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:30:55 GMT)
RICHMOND, Va. -- Denny Hamlin is free to work in peace this weekend. There is no doubt work to do, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. provided the perfect diversion. Now Hamlin just has to fend off his teammates. Any NASCAR visit to Richmond International Raceway brings enough pressure and demands – some internal
NASCAR America at 6 p.m. ET: Richmond preview, 50 States in 50 Shows: Michigan
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:26:44 GMT)
Today's "50 States in 50 Shows" looks at Dixie Motor Speedway in Michigan.
Harvick, Keselowski part of Xfinity, Truck ‘Test Fest’ at Charlotte on Tuesday
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:12:14 GMT)
The Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series will take turns with an open test at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Can you name these 12 NASCAR tracks based on how they look from the sky?
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:27:50 GMT)
We've done this before with golf and baseball, so to keep it going with outdoor sports, FTW is giving you the chance to try your hand at race tracks. Below are 15 aerial photos of race tracks around the country – taken via Google Earth (seriously, this technology is amazing) – and I'm not as
Kentucky Begins Preparations For 2017 NASCAR Events
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:37:00 GMT)
In October 2016, Kentucky Speedway announced that they would be adding an additional layer of asphalt to their racing surface. This move was made after the previous repave, which happened before their July events, because the asphalt did not meet construction specifications. "When our team examined
Charlotte Shakedown: NASCAR XFINITY, Camping World Truck Series Machines Roar into Charlotte Motor Speedway for Test Fest
(Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:37:00 GMT)
An all-star cast of drivers will take to Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR Test Fest on May 2 in a fan-friendly shakedown of NASCAR XFINITY and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series machines before the 10 Days of NASCAR Thunder May 19-28. Scheduled to participate are Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champions