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Crazy 8s: 8 Different Winners In Past 8 Richmond Races
Parity has been the pattern recently at Richmond International Raceway. Eight different drivers have won the last eight races at the Northern Virginia short track – the second-longest streak at an active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series course (Darlington boasts a streak of 10).
Triple Play: Kyl3 Busch Visits Top Track In Search Of Third Straight Win
Baseball season has started, but Kyle Busch may turn the first triple play of 2016. Busch will attempt to win his third consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX).
Busch clocks in First at Martinsville, readies for Texas
Kyle Busch earned his first win of the season and his first career checkered flag at Martinsville Speedway when he led 352 of 500 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Sunday’s STP 500. Busch virtually guarantees himself a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as the fifth different driver to win this season (Jimmie Johnson, 2; Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin).
New Collaborative Business Model for Owners and Tracks Now in Place for 2016
During a historic event held today in Charlotte, N.C., NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France joined with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owners to announce a landmark long-term agreement that provides teams with increased business certainty and the ability to work more closely with NASCAR to produce best-in-class racing.
Hand will be joined by Dirk Muller in the No. 66 Ford GT, joining new teammates Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe in the No. 67 entry.
Moments before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale, Joey Hand drove the new Ford GT race car underneath a giant American flag during pre-race ceremonies at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Enter Sandman: Harvick Lives Up To “Closer” Billing
Even Mariano Rivera and Kyra Sedgwick would be impressed with Kevin Harvick’s closing ability. Harvick proved why he’s called “The Closer” by visiting Victory Lane in a win-or-go-home situation at Dover for his third consecutive checkered flag in a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup cutoff race.
‘Chasing’ Earnhardt and Petty: Johnson sets sites on Seventh series title
Ten races separate Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup No. 1 seed Jimmie Johnson from potential immortality. If Johnson wins NASCAR’s 16-driver, four-knockout round playoff, he will capture his seventh series title, tying Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the all-time lead.
Clinch scenarios for Richmond
Jamie McMurray will lock up his first career Chase berth simply by starting the race on Saturday night. For three others, it’s a little tougher – but certainly doable. Ryan Newman clinches by finishing 31st or better; Jeff Gordon by finishing 17th or better; and Paul Menard by finishing ninth or better – and that’s all regardless of who wins the race.