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  • 3.26.2009
    Richmond International Raceway generates an annual economic impact of $467 million, as evidenced by a study conducted by the Washington Economics Group, Inc. Included in the study are two NASCAR weekends, one IndyCar weekend and the ongoing operations of Richmond Raceway Complex. These economic activities create more than 7,700 permanent jobs in Virginia, resulting in $186 million in annual labor income.
  • 3.17.2009
    Richmond International Raceway is working with hotels in the Richmond region to promote special lodging rates and offers to race fans for the NASCAR Doubleheader weekend May 1-2 at America's Premier Short Track.
  • 3.4.2009
    In an effort to continue to provide the best experience possible for race fans, Richmond International Raceway announced today a ticket price restructuring for the Henrico Grandstand at America's Premier Short Track. For the 2009 season, more than 18,000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tickets will be affected in the restructuring. Tickets currently on sale for the May 2 Crown Royal Presents The Russ Friedman 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and for events for the foreseeable future will reflect the new ticket price restructuring.
  • 3.4.2009
    Richmond International Raceway will serve as a prime location for fans wishing to purchase NASCAR Day pins for the sixth annual NASCAR Day. Donations will be accepted at the ticket office, located at 600 E. Laburnum Avenue, now through the entire NASCAR season. Additionally, there will be locations throughout the midway where pins will be sold during the upcoming NASCAR weekend at Richmond International Raceway, May 1-2. Half of the proceeds generated from pin sales at America's Premier Short Track will be donated to Junior Achievement of Central Virginia, with the other half benefiting The NASCAR Foundation.

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It just doesn’t get any better than Richmond Raceway. It’s the ultimate in short-track racing, and doesn’t get any more exciting than that. This is where my first victory came. Richmond is always going to be special for me.”

Tony Stewart, 3-Time Cup Champion