Kyle Busch holds off Kevin Harvick to win Richmond Playoff race
The win was Busch's seventh of the season-tying him with Harvick for the series lead-and the 50th of his career, tying him with NASCAR Hall of Famers Junior Johnson and Ned Jarrett for 11th on the all-time list.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018 Richmond Race Info
Kyle Busch won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway Saturday. The win, the 50th of his career, secured his position to the next round of the Playoffs.
Kenseth hopes to stay involved with Roush, no plans to race full-time
Kenseth says he is not interested in running full-time, nor looking for rides outside of Roush
NASCAR's 'Rocket Man' to pilot Jack Roush's iconic No. 6 Ford in 2019
Roush Fenway Racing announced that veteran Ryan Newman will take the reins of its iconic No. 6 Ford Mustang, competing full-time for Jack Roush in 2019.
Infield RV spots added for Talladega
After selling out of infield RV spots weeks ago, Talladega has reserved a one-time-only section near the start-finish line for additional RV camping.
Daniel Suarez, expected to be replaced by Martin Truex Jr. at Joe Gibbs Racing, said he has options for next year and is still working on it. As far as the change to his Twitter profile to eliminate JGR, he said he is a race-car driver and likes classic cars, as his profile states. Suarez: "I don't really have anything to good to say. When you don't have anything to go to say, it's better not to say anything."
Lowe's will not return to Hendrick Motorsports
They will not reverse their decision to step away from the sport next season.
Hooters extends sponsorship of Chase Elliott
Sponsorship will increase from two to three races a year. The deal is for three years.
Sherry Pollex, DeAngelo Williams named honorary pace car drivers at Charlotte
Pollex will be behind the wheel for the Bank of America ROVAL 400 while Williams leads the field for the Driver for the Cure 200.
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Las Vegas TV ratings
NBCSN earned a 1.3 final rating with 2.14 million viewers for Sunday's race from Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Richmond Raceway unveils 21-foot Eternal Fan Piston
The Eternal Fan Piston is a permanent place for race fans to secure items that remind them of their favorite memories at America's Premier Short Track.
President Brent Dewar moves to new role, Phelps named President
Dewar will transition to a senior consulting and advisory role in 2019. Phelps will assume the duties held by Dewar and will report to Jim France.
Jimmie Johnson's Homestead scheme unveiled
In the penultimate race of the year, Johnson will drive the very first paint scheme he ever piloted with Lowe's, the "Power of Pride" car.
ISM Raceway offering new food and beverage options
Fans will get a first taste of these new offerings at Opening Weekend on November 9, 10 and 11.
ISC announces comprehensive ticket and travel protection program
ISC Weather Protection Program allows guests to exchange tickets not used on a rescheduled race date for a future NASCAR event .
Goodyear Fast Facts -- Richmond
Cup and XFINITY teams will run the same Goodyear tire codes at Richmond this week; the same tires these teams have run at Richmond since April 2016.
Richard Petty Motorsports and World Wide Technology add Richmond to schedule
WWT will pick up the additional race to support the team, now sponsoring three of the final nine races of the season.
ARRIS considering second sponsorship next season
In addition to honoring their contract with Joe Gibbs Racing, they would continue to support Daniel Suarez at some level.
Richmond Raceway dedicates rooms in Virginia Business Systems Media Center
Track dedicates Randy Hallman Deadline Room, John Harrelson Photo Room & Kenneth Campbell PR Office.
Richmond Raceway unveils Garage Walk of Honor
The inaugural walls honor Richmond's founder Paul Sawyer, NASCAR Hall of Famers Joe Weatherly, Curtis Turner, Wendell Scott, and Glen and Leonard Wood, and local legends Ray Hendrick and Junie Donlavey.
Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Federated Auto Parts 400
A look at some of the top statistical performers and top-10 driver ratings at Richmond
The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. against Tony Stewart was officially dismissed Tuesday. At a settlement hearing in April, the judge approved the confidential settlement pending any procedural issues in New York estate court. The judge issued an order of dismissal Tuesday but did allow for 30 days for the case to be re-opened if the settlement was not consummated or if either side wanted the court involved in the enforcement of the settlement.
NASCAR CEO France pleads not guilty to DWI
Brian France, on an indefinite leave of absence from his role as NASCAR chairman and CEO, has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.
"The Walking Dead" actor Tom Payne to serve as honorary starter at Kansas
Payne's character is beloved in the comic book series and his debut in the middle of season six was met with both fan and critic approval.
Talladega's Saturday pre-race pass gives fans up-close access for Cup, Truck prep
The new Saturday Pre-Race Pass, will allow fans to witness the action and activities from "pit alley," a designated fenced area behind pit road, for both the Cup and Truck Series.
Alon Day to drive for BK Racing at Richmond Raceway
He made his Cup debut last year at Sonoma, also running for BK Racing.
Las Vegas TV commercial breakdown
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Virginia Governor named honorary pace car driver at Richmond
Governor Ralph Northam will be behind-the-wheel of the Official Toyota Camry Pace Car with the field of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers in his rearview mirror.
Sunday Las Vegas Notebook
Late cautions foil Kyle Larson's winning chances at Las Vegas; Jimmie Johnson finds speed in Vegas but can't shake bad luck; Austin Dillon is a survivor in war of attrition in the desert.
Gene Haas says team continues search for No. 41 driver
He believes that Kurt Busch has signed with Chip Ganassi Racing and says Stewart-Haas has talked to Daniel Suarez.
Team Penske earns 500th all-time win
ed by "The Captain" Roger Penske, Team Penske was formed in 1966 after Roger Penske walked away from his promising career as a race car driver to focus on his developing automotive business and forming his own race team.
Kevin Harvick comments on the blown tire that put him out of the race at Las Vegas: “Well, there was something wrong from the time we put the tires on. It was like Russian roulette every time you put these piece of crap tires on and try to drive around the race track. One time it is tight, one time it is loose, one time they are blistered. We had a great car and then you put a set of tires on it and you can’t hardly make it through the field.”
FRR owner: Not worth restarting without Truex
Team owner Barney Visser says the difficult decision to close the doors of Furniture Row Racing, which won the 2017 championship with Martin Truex Jr., has weighed on him, but he is most concerned that his employees find work.
Newman announces he is leaving RCR
Richard Childress Racing says a new driver will be announced for the No. 31 "in the near future".
Ross Chastain scores career-changing victory at Las Vegas
Chastain led 180 of 200 laps and swept the first two stages at the 1.5-mile track. To cement the victory, he held of five-time winner Justin Allgaier, who clinched the regular-season championship.
Talladega releasing the bat-signal for Kids Movie Night
The Lego Batman Movie headlines Kids Movie Night on Saturday, Oct. 13, during the track's doubleheader NASCAR Playoff weekend.
Kenseth may return for partial schedule
Roush Fenway Racing is still plotting sponsor, driver lineup for 2019; could include a return by Matt Kenseth.
Cole Pearn expects to remain with Martin Truex, Jr. next season
The pair has won 17 times in 133 races together dating back to 2015.
Trevor Bayne will not return to Roush Fenway Racing next season
Jack Roush told SiriusXM NASCAR that the team is in negotiations with other drivers to run the No. 6 in 2019.
Richmond Raceway brings back iconic state of Virginia trophy
The new trophy returns the historic wooden shape of the Commonwealth as the main component of the piece.
Kasey Kahne to sit out at least three more races
Regan Smith will drive the No. 95 at Las Vegas, Richmond, and Charlotte.
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Saturday, September 22, 2018. Stages: 100/200/400. Green flag 7:33pm/et. TV=NBCSN.
Kyle Busch and Aric Almirola were fastest.
Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex were fastest
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Kevin Harvick will start on the pole, Denny Hamlin will start second.
Kyle Busch won; Kevin Harvick finished second.
Truex, Jr now leads Kyle Busch by 16 points.
Sunday, September 30, 2018; Stages end on laps: 25/50/109; green flag scheduled for 2:16pm/et, TV=NBC
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