In the crazy world of sports, scheduling is everything. Luckily for Richmonders and NASCAR fans alike, Richmond International Raceway is hosting the last stop on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit on September 10th, before The Chase for the Cup begins the following weekend.
Hometown hero Denny Hamlin is going into America’s Premiere Short Track with a good amount of confidence after winning the Air Guard 400 in Richmond last September. Current points leader Kyle Busch took first place at the track on April 30th, 2011.
The race Richmond is known as “The One Last Race to Make the Chase”, and it looks to be one of the most exciting races yet. If you’d like to see Denny from the pit crew’s perspective, call 866-455-7223 or check out www.RIR.com to purchase the Pre-Race Pit Pass. The cost per person is $50, and includes admission to the qualifying rounds for both the Sprint and Nationwide Series. Advance purchase tickets for the Saturday night race are just $45. Now is the time to jump on this great, cost-saving deal, as the race at Richmond International Raceway might be the most pivotal race of the season.
Check out this online video that we created for Richmond International Raceway for last year’s race. It will definitely get you back into that engine roaring, heart pumping race spirit!