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  • Richmond International Raceway to Host NASCAR Foundation Track Walk
    Have you ever wanted to walk the historic pavement on which some of the most legendary NASCAR drivers have raced? Well, now is your chance, because Richmond International Raceway will be hosting The NASCAR Foundation Track Walk Presented by Kroger, in partnership with The Petty Family Foundation and Richmond International Raceway CARES, benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America and The NASCAR Foundation on Saturday, September 12, prior to the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at America’s Premier Short Track.
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  • Take a Ride With Richard Petty Driving Experience Before Chevy Rock & Roll 400
    Before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes to the track for “One Last Race to Make the Chase” at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 12, ticket holders will have an opportunity to ride around the same ¾-mile oval that will host the Chevy Rock & Roll 400. The Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) will bring 10 NASCAR-style stock cars to Richmond International Raceway for three-lap ride-alongs with professional drivers, reaching speeds up to 120 mph. Guests who have tickets for the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 will have the chance to speed around the track that will set the field for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, just hours later.
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  • The All-American Rejects to Headline Pre-Race Concert
    Richmond International Raceway is getting ready to rock! For the seventh straight year, the sounds of rock & roll and the intensity of NASCAR racing will merge at the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. This year’s event features a pre-race concert by The All-American Rejects. The chart-topping rock band will perform on the frontstretch of Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 12, at 5:45 p.m., followed by the start of “One Last Race to Make the Chase”—the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.
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  • Denny Hamlin Stops at Virginia Tech Football Practice
    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and Chesterfield, Virginia native Denny Hamlin enjoyed the experience of a lifetime yesterday by helping Virginia Tech Hokies head football coach Frank Beamer instruct practice in Blacksburg. Hamlin traded in his firesuit for a personalized #11 Hokies jersey and assisted the coaching staff by sending in plays to the offense during practice. Hamlin also was joined by Richmond International Raceway president Doug Fritz for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Virginia Tech facilities, including a walk on Worsham Field at Lane Stadium, visiting the locker room and equipment room, and checking out the suites high atop the football field.
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  • "Road To Richmond" Makes Short Track Stop in Thunder Valley
    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season is winding down and the “Road To Richmond” rolls into Thunder Valley this weekend, making a stop at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night. Only two races remain, Bristol and Atlanta, until the September 12 Chevy Rock & Roll 400, which is “One Last Race to Make the Chase” at Richmond International Raceway.
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  • Hermie Sadler to Give Away Tickets and Souvenirs in Richmond to Social Networkers
    Richmond International Raceway is offering an exclusive opportunity to its Facebook fans and Twitter followers this Tuesday, August 25, in Richmond. SPEED-TV personality and Virginia native Hermie Sadler will be making several stops around Richmond, with free pairs of tickets (quantities limited) to the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Richmond International Raceway, September 11-12, as well as Richmond International Raceway souvenir items.
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  • "Road to Richmond" Motors in to Michigan International Speedway
    With Michigan International Speedway this weekend’s stop on the “Road to Richmond,” it would appear—on paper—that this is a chance for the Roush Fenway drivers to climb in the standings. Jack Roush’s stable of drivers has enjoyed plenty of success at Michigan, and several of his drivers will need to finish strong before coming to Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 12 for the Chevy Rock & Roll 400—“One Last Race to Make the Chase.”
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  • Michael Waltrip to Visit Scotts Miracle-Gro Green Flag Zone Fan Hospitality
    NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip will make an appearance in the Scotts Miracle-Gro Green Flag Zone fan hospitality area on Saturday, September 12, prior to the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Waltrip will participate in a question and answer session for all guests in the fan hospitality area.
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  • The "Road to Richmond" Twists and Turns Through Watkins Glen International
    After some movement among the top 12 drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings, the Race to The Chase shifts from the “Tricky Triangle” of Pocono to the 11-turn road course at Watkins Glen International. Following this weekend’s event, there will only be three races remaining before the “Race to The Chase” culminates at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 12 at the Chevy Rock & Roll 400—“One Last Race to Make The Chase.”
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  • Richmond International Raceway
    8.31.2009
    Have you ever wanted to walk the historic pavement on which some of the most legendary NASCAR drivers have raced? Well, now is your chance, because Richmond International Raceway will be hosting The NASCAR Foundation Track Walk Presented by Kroger, in partnership with The Petty Family Foundation and Richmond International Raceway CARES, benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of America and The NASCAR Foundation on Saturday, September 12, prior to the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at America’s Premier Short Track.
  • Richard Petty Driving Experience
    8.28.2009
    Before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes to the track for “One Last Race to Make the Chase” at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 12, ticket holders will have an opportunity to ride around the same ¾-mile oval that will host the Chevy Rock & Roll 400. The Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) will bring 10 NASCAR-style stock cars to Richmond International Raceway for three-lap ride-alongs with professional drivers, reaching speeds up to 120 mph. Guests who have tickets for the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 will have the chance to speed around the track that will set the field for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, just hours later.
  • The All-American Rejects
    8.26.2009
    Richmond International Raceway is getting ready to rock! For the seventh straight year, the sounds of rock & roll and the intensity of NASCAR racing will merge at the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. This year’s event features a pre-race concert by The All-American Rejects. The chart-topping rock band will perform on the frontstretch of Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, September 12, at 5:45 p.m., followed by the start of “One Last Race to Make the Chase”—the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.
  • Denny Hamlin and Hokie Bird
    8.21.2009
    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and Chesterfield, Virginia native Denny Hamlin enjoyed the experience of a lifetime yesterday by helping Virginia Tech Hokies head football coach Frank Beamer instruct practice in Blacksburg. Hamlin traded in his firesuit for a personalized #11 Hokies jersey and assisted the coaching staff by sending in plays to the offense during practice. Hamlin also was joined by Richmond International Raceway president Doug Fritz for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Virginia Tech facilities, including a walk on Worsham Field at Lane Stadium, visiting the locker room and equipment room, and checking out the suites high atop the football field.

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