Richmond Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After months of speculation, Richmond Raceway will make its return on the NTT IndyCar Series calendar for the first time since 2009. The schedule was officially announced at the Grand Prix of Portland Sunday as the 2020 tour will consists of 17 races with the addition of Richmond and the elimination of Pocono Raceway, reducing it to only one 500-mile race which is the 104th Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge (May 24). FULL SCHEDULE: 2020 NTT IndyCar Series During Tuesday’s news conference at the 0.75-mile circuit,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Chase Elliott was outside the Round of 12 cutoff line heading into Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway, and he’ll leave the 0.75-mile oval just 10 points to the good after finishing fourth and leading 34 of 400 laps. Elliott was on the outside looking in after an day-shortened 36th place finish due to a two-car crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sept. 16. It put him in a vulnerable position of playing catch up, trailing 12th place Alex Bowman by nine points andRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the sixth time this season, a pit road penalty handcuffed Martin Truex, Jr., and he once again remains a bridesmaid on short tracks, finishing an agonizing third behind fellow “Big Three” members Kevin Harvick and race winner Kyle Busch in Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway. It was Truex’s race to lose as he lead 162 of the first 203 laps, and swept both stages in the process. Without any hurdles, it appeared that his bid of finally capturing his first short trackRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It wasn’t a winner’s circle repeat for Ross Chastain, who’s had a “Cloud Nine” week after scoring his maiden Xfinity Series win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last Saturday. After clawing his way towards a second place finish in Friday’s Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway in Virginia, it was another mesmerizing showing, and he hopes it was enough to impress car owner Chip Ganassi. “It means the world. When they told me about it, I just wanted to come in and do my job, andRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer IMSA WeatherTeach SportsCar Championship veteran Katherine Legge will not only make her NASCAR oval debut Friday, but she’ll have BUBBA Burger as her primary sponsor when she pilots the No. 15 Chevrolet for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller at Richmond Raceway in Virginia. BUBBA Burger has been heavily involved in Legge’s sports car endeavors, and Vice President of Marketing Andy Stenson said he’s thrilled of being part of Legge’s NASCAR journey, more so after she and co-driver Alvaro Parente scored their second victory of the seasonRead More