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Matt Kenseth celebrates winning the pole for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 28, 2017 (photo courtesy of Getty Images for NASCAR).

NASCAR Cup: Matt Kenseth on pole at Richmond

By AMANDA VINCENT Matt Kenseth claimed his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole of 2017 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway on Friday, turning in a 22.300-second/121.076 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying to claim the pole for Sunday's Toyota Owners 400. It's his second-career Richmond p ...

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Joey Logano prepares for his first-career NASCAR Cup Series start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2008 (photo courtesy of Joey Logano via Twitter).

NASCAR Cup: Joey Logano embarks on 300th start

By AMANDA VINCENT Sunday's Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Speedway will mark the 300th-career series start for Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford. "Can't believe I'm coming up on my 300th Cup start this weekend at @RIRInsider," Logano (@Joey ...

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NASCAR Cup: 11 teams docked practice time at Richmond International Raceway

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR kicked-off the Richmond (Va.) International Raceway weekend that will culminate in Sunday's running of the Toyota Owners 400 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series by cracking down on rules infractions committed by several race teams during recent weekends at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedwa ...

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NASCAR Cup: Sammy Johns on No. 3 pit box in place of Slugger Labbe at Richmond

NASCAR Cup: Sammy Johns on No. 3 pit box in place of Slugger Labbe at Richmond

By AMANDA VINCENT Richard Childress Racing Operations Director Sammy Johns will be atop the pit box for RCR's No. 3 Chevrolet team of Austin Dillon for Sunday's Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway in place of Slugger Labbe, according to a statement dist ...

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NASCAR schedule, weather outlook for Richmond International Raceway

NASCAR schedule, weather outlook for Richmond International Raceway

By AMANDA VINCENT  The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series head to a short track for the second-consecutive weekend, this time around to Richmond (Va.) International Speedway for two races sponsored by Toyota. The Xfinity Series will run the ToyotaCare 250, and the race weekend will culminate i ...

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Blog by Amanda Vincent

NASCAR would love to have Dr. Jerry Punch back

Sports fans have probably heard of the 100-some layoffs by ESPN. Beloved former NASCAR broadcaster Dr. Jerry Punch was among that 100. Punch is no spring chicken, so to speak, as he turns 64 later this year, so he may not have any desire to travel from track to track week-in and week-out, but if he’s still up for it, I think I speak for at least most of NASCAR Nation when I’d say that we’d be beyond happy to have Dr. Punch back. Punch has been a beloved NASCAR TV personality over the years, but we’ve missed him the last few years when ESPN declined to continue its NASCAR broadcasting rights and NASCAR returned to NBC, which splits the NASCAR season with FOX, much as it did near the start of the millennium. With ESPN’s departure and the return [...]
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