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James Buescher tops final NASCAR Nationwide Series practice at RIR

Turning laps under sunny skies at Richmond International Raceway, the NASCAR Nationwide Series made its return to America’s Premier Short Track in preparation for tomorrow night’s ToyotaCare 250 race “under the lights.”

NASCAR back at Richmond International Raceway twice in 2015

What’s better than a single scoop? A double dip! That’s what race fans in Richmond will get in 2015, as NASCAR returns to Richmond International Raceway twice next season, and it will be on our traditional dates.

NASCAR News and Notes: The Chase comes to Richmond

As NASCAR prepares to roll into Richmond September 5 & 6, fans have several last-minute ticket options for Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Friday’s Virginia529 College Savings 250NASCAR Nationwide Series race.


NASCAR superheroes to sign autographs for kids at Richmond International Raceway

Every kid dreams of meeting a super hero one day, and Richmond International Raceway is offering that chance. Before the Saturday April 25 TOYOTA OWNERS 400, kids 12 and younger can attend the Youth Autograph Session with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards, Jamie McMurray, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Fans invited to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series testing on Wednesday

Preview some of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ biggest names on Wednesday when they take to the track at Richmond International Raceway to prepare for the main feature, the Saturday, April 25 TOYOTA OWNERS 400.


Two legendary NASCAR names and a country music star on one stage at RIR

When you hear the names Earnhardt and Elliott many things come to mind. Generations of history, countless wins, and intense battles are just to name a few. These names have become part of NASCAR, and fans across the sport have grown to love them.


NASCAR embarks on third annual Race to Green effort

To commemorate one of the most innovative and holistic sustainability platforms in the country, NASCAR announced its third annual NASCAR Race to Green™ initiative.

Podcast: The new Miss Coors Light talks NASCAR at Richmond International Raceway

CGI host Chris Graham interviews the new Miss Coors Light, Amanda Mertz, about the upcoming NASCAR weekend under the lights at the Richmond International Raceway.


Toyota Mirai takes to the track at RIR: irst hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle to pace a NASCAR race

Toyota today announced the 2016 Toyota Mirai, a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, will pace the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night, April 25.

Blog: Busy NASCAR Friday at Richmond International Raceway

Augusta Free Press is at the Richmond International Raceway for a busy weekend of NASCAR action. Friday at RIR includes qualifying, interviews with NASCAR superstars capped off by the Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 “Under the Lights” with a 7:30 p.m. green flag.

Race to Green with Richmond International Raceway and NASCAR

Richmond International Raceway, NASCAR, and our sponsors are going green – and we mean literally. The best part of all is that you, the fans, can become part of the effort.

Video: AFP editor Chris Graham previews big NASCAR weekend in Richmond

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham previews the big NASCAR weekend at the Richmond International Raceway.

NASCAR: Denny Hamlin takes the pole for ToyotaCare 250

Denny Hamlin laid down a hot lap in NASCAR XFINITY Series Pole Qualifying for tonight’s ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series at Richmond International Raceway. Hamlin led the way with a speed of 124.069 mph.

Race Day Blog: Sunday at the NASCAR Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway

Rain delayed the NASCAR Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway to a 1 p.m. Sunday start. Augusta Free Press is in the infield at RIR to provide live coverage. Follow us online for the latest from the track before, during and after the race.

Kevin Harvick, Jamie McMurray talk NASCAR Toyota Owners 400

Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray talk with reporters after the NASCAR Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday. Harvick was second and McMurray was fourth in the final standings.


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