Denny Hamlin clinched the top seed in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with his second career victory at his hometown track, holding off his teammate Kyle Busch to win the Air Guard 400 Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.
Kevin Harvick won the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 “under the lights” Friday night, tying the track record for career NASCAR Nationwide Series victories. Harvick held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski, edging the series points leader by just 0.256 seconds.
Carl Edwards won the Coors Light Pole Award for Saturday’s Air Guard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race during today’s Fas Mart Pole Qualifying at Richmond International Raceway. Edwards grabbed the top spot with a lap of 127.762 mph.
Kevin Harvick turned the fastest lap in WRIC-TV8 NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying this afternoon at Richmond International Raceway and will start tonight’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250 from the pole position.
“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.”