“The Road To Richmond” roars back to action this weekend at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns from an off week to make its annual stop at the Brickyard. Sunday’s Brickyard 400 is the fourth event in the 2011 “Race to The Chase,” meaning only five races remain before the Wonderful Pistachios 400 “One Last Race To Make The Chase” at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night, September 10th.
NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace wowed the crowd with his humor and infectious laugh aboard the Annapolitan II while guiding a tour boat through the Baltimore Inner Harbor today. Buoyed by an unparalleled outgoing personality, Wallace narrated the sightseeing tour that included Federal Hill, the city skyline, Fells Point and the USS Constellation.
On the heels of Kyle Busch’s Kentucky Speedway win on “The Road to Richmond,” the 10-week stretch continues at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend. The next eight races will prove pivotal in deciding the field for the 2011 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, which will be finalized on Saturday, September 10, at Richmond International Raceway’s Wonderful Pistachios 400, which is “One Last Race to Make The Chase.”
The September NASCAR weekend at Richmond International Raceway gets a country kickoff Thursday, September 8, as national country music recording artist Dierks Bentley plays the track’s amphitheater for the first “Rockin’ the Raceway” to benefit the Cullather Brain Tumor Quality of Life Center at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital.