Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia, going into the Toyota Owners 400 this Sunday, April 2 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
Richmond Raceway Track Data
Season Race #: 7 of 36 (04-02-23)
Track Size: 0.75-miles
Banking/Turns 1 & 2: 14 degrees
Banking/Turns 3 & 4: 14 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch: 8 degrees
Banking/Backstretch: 2 degrees
Frontstretch Length: 1,290 feet
Backstretch Length: 860 feet
Race Length: 400 laps / 300 miles
Stage 1 Length: 70 laps
Stage 2 Length: 160 laps (ends on Lap 230)
Final Stage Length: 170 laps (ends on Lap 400)
Richmond Raceway Qualifying & Race Records
Track Qualifying Record:
Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 130.599 mph, 20.674 secs., September 4, 2013
2022 Spring Race Pole Winner:
Ryan Blaney, Ford, 119.782 mph, 22.541 secs., April 2, 2022
Track Race Record:
Dale Jarrett, Ford, 109.047 mph, (02:45:04), September 6, 1997
2022 Spring Race Winner:
Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 97.447 mph, (03:04:43), April 3, 2022
At Richmond Raceway Stats & Tidbits:
Originally known as the Atlantic Rural Exposition Fairgrounds, Richmond Raceway held its first race in 1946 as a half-mile dirt track.The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway was held on April 19, 1953 and won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Lee Petty in a Petty Enterprises Dodge with an average speed of 45.535 mph.In 1955, Paul Sawyer and former driver Joe Weatherly bought the property. Track was then known as the Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds.The spring 1964 race was run on a Tuesday night under temporary lighting.The track name changed to Virginia State Fairgrounds in 1967.The track surface was changed from dirt to asphalt between races in 1968.The track name changed to Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway in 1969.The track was re-measured to .542-mile in 1970.The track was rebuilt as a three-quarters-mile D-shaped oval following the February 21, 1988 race.The first race under permanent lights was September 7, 1991.In 1999, International Speedway Corporation purchased the raceway and surrounding property. It was the first season with both races as night races and the track was renamed to Richmond International Raceway.In 2017, the track underwent renovations to upgrade the amenities for fans and in the process changed the name of the track to Richmond Raceway.In total, there have been 132 NASCAR Cup Series races at Richmond Raceway, one event from 1953 – 1958 and two races per year since 1959 to 2019. Due to the pandemic in 2020, the series only raced at Richmond once that season.
A total of 526 different drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway; 351 drivers have competed in more than one Cup race at Richmond.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in starts at Richmond Raceway with 63 appearances.Top Five In Richmond Cup Series Starts All-Time: Richard Petty (63), Mark Martin (56), Ricky Rudd (55) Terry Labonte (55), Kyle Petty (54).Kevin Harvick leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in starts at Richmond with 43 appearances.A total of 50 different drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series have made their series debut at Richmond Raceway; the most recent was Daniel Hemric on April 21, 2018. DriversDate DriversDate1Daniel HemricSaturday, April 21, 201826Joey ArringtonSunday, September 8, 19742Jeffrey EarnhardtSaturday, September 12, 201527Jerry HufflinSunday, February 24, 19743Jason KellerSaturday, May 3, 200328Jimmy HaileySunday, February 24, 19744Tim SauterSaturday, September 7, 200229Travis TillerSunday, February 24, 19745Randy RenfrowSunday, May 5, 200230Baxter PriceSunday, September 9, 19736Casey AtwoodSaturday, September 9, 200031Les CoveySunday, February 27, 19727Kenny Irwin JrSaturday, September 6, 199732Phil FinneySunday, November 14, 19718Jeff GreenSaturday, September 10, 199433Al GrinnanSunday, March 7, 19719Ward BurtonSunday, March 6, 199434Ed HessertSunday, April 13, 196910Jeff FullerSunday, March 8, 199235John KenneySunday, April 13, 196911Bill MeachamSunday, February 25, 199036Frog FaganSunday, September 10, 196712Lee FaulkSunday, September 11, 198837Jim WrightSunday, April 30, 196713Doug FrenchSunday, September 13, 198738Bill DennisSunday, September 9, 196214Ernie IrvanSunday, September 13, 198739Melvin BradleySunday, September 9, 196215Steve ChristmanSunday, March 8, 198740Harold CarmacSunday, April 1, 196216Ron ShephardSunday, September 7, 198641Jim BraySunday, April 1, 196217Alan KulwickiSunday, September 8, 198542Al DisneySunday, September 10, 196118Eddie DickersonSunday, September 7, 198043Aubrey BolesSunday, June 21, 195919Tommy HoustonSunday, February 24, 198044Bob HundleySunday, June 21, 195920Bill ElswickSunday, September 9, 197945John McDanielSunday, September 14, 195821Joe FieldsSunday, March 11, 197946Ray FanningSunday, September 14, 195822Nelson OswaldSunday, February 26, 197847Dick KlankSunday, May 5, 195723Woody FisherSunday, February 26, 197848Chick DawsonSunday, May 22, 195524Robin SchildnechtSunday, February 27, 197749Nace MattinglySunday, May 22, 195525Larry LeMaySunday, September 12, 197650Sonny HutchinsSunday, May 22, 1955Of the 50 drivers who have made their first career NASCAR Cup Series start at Richmond Raceway, Harold Carmac posted the best finish — sixth on April 1, 1962.Dick Rathmann (two series starts) leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at Richmond Raceway with a 2.000.Kyle Larson leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at Richmond Raceway with an 8.563 in 16 starts.
Top 10 in Average Starting Position at Richmond Raceway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversAvg FinishRacesRankActive DriversAvg FinishRaces1Dick Rathmann2.00021Kyle Larson8.563162Herb Thomas3.00022Denny Hamlin9.344323Billy Wade3.66733Joey Logano10.259284Bobby Isaac3.700104Brad Keselowski10.538265Ned Jarrett4.077135William Byron10.55696Glen Wood4.33336Kyle Busch12.147347Speedy Thompson4.60057Martin Truex Jr12.182338Marvin Panch5.00038Ryan Blaney12.308139Cotton Owens5.11199Kevin Harvick12.3494310Bill Morgan6.000210Christopher Bell14.8005Jimmie Lewallen6.0002 Tom Pistone6.0005
A total of 57 different drivers have won at least one pole at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series; 31 have won multiple poles.Eight of the 57 NASCAR Cup Series Richmond Raceway pole winners are active this weekend.Active Richmond Pole WinnersPolesSeasonsKevin Harvick32019, 2018, 2005Denny Hamlin32016, 2008, 2006Brad Keselowski22019, 2014Joey Logano22015 sweepKyle Larson12022Ryan Blaney12022Kyle Busch12010Martin Truex Jr12018NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty (1961, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970 sweep, 1974, 1975) and Bobby Allison (1972 sweep, 1973 sweep, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1982) lead the NASCAR Cup Series in poles at Richmond with eight each.Denny Hamlin (2006, 2008, 2016) and Kevin Harvick (2005, 2018, 2019) lead all active pole winners at Richmond Raceway with three poles each.Buck Baker won the inaugural pole at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series in 1953 with a speed of 48.465 mph in an Oldsmobile owned by Bob Griffin.A total of 11 different drivers have won consecutive poles at Richmond in the NASCAR Cup Series — Buck Baker (1953, 1956), Ned Jarrett (1960 sweep, 1964 sweep), Rex White (1962, 1963), Richard Petty (1969, 1970 sweep, Bobby Allison (1972-1974), Darrell Waltrip (1983, 1984 sweep, 1985), Alan Kulwicki (1987 sweep), Ted Musgrave (1994 sweep), Joey Logano (2015 sweep), Matt Kenseth (2017 sweep) and Kevin Harvick (2018, 2019) — Logano and Harvick are the only active drivers to accomplish the feat.Bobby Allison holds the record for most consecutive poles at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series with five straight from 1972-1974. Darrell Waltrip has the second-most consecutive poles at Richmond with four-straight from 1983-1985.Youngest Richmond Cup pole winner: Brian Vickers (May 15, 2004 — 20 years, 6 months, 21 days).Oldest Richmond Cup pole winner: Mark Martin (April 28, 2012 — 53 years, 3 months, 19 days).Nine different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have posted their first career pole at Richmond Raceway — none are currently active — the most recent was Brian Vickers on May 15, 2004.First-Time Pole Winners at RichmondDateRuss HeplerSunday, May 5, 1957Ned JarrettSunday, June 5, 1960Dave MarcisSunday, March 7, 1971Bill DennisSunday, November 14, 1971Morgan ShepherdSunday, February 22, 1981Alan KulwickiSunday, March 8, 1987Bobby LabonteSaturday, September 11, 1993Ted MusgraveSunday, March 6, 1994Brian VickersSaturday, May 15, 2004A total of 49 different owners have won a pole in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway.Hendrick Motorsports leads the NASCAR Cup Series in poles at Richmond Raceway with 18 poles among 10 different drivers: Geoff Bodine (1985, 1989), Ricky Rudd (1990), Ken Schrader (1993), Jeff Gordon (1995, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2013), Terry Labonte (1996, 2003), Jimmie Johnson (2002, 2007), Brian Vickers (2004), Mark Martin (2009), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2012) and Kyle Larson (2022).A total of nine different manufacturers have posted at least one pole at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series; led by Chevrolet (47); followed by Ford (35), Dodge (11), Toyota (10), Pontiac (six), Plymouth (five), Mercury (three), Buick (two) and Oldsmobile (two).
A total of 53 different drivers have won a NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway; 33 of the 53 NASCAR Cup Series Richmond Raceway winners have multiple victories at the track.The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway was held on April 19, 1953 and won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Lee Petty in a Petty Enterprises Dodge with an average speed of 45.535 mph.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in wins at Richmond Raceway with 13 victories (spring 1961, 1967 sweep, fall 1968, fall 1970, 1971 sweep, 1972 sweep, 1973 sweep, fall 1974 and spring 1975) — the third-most wins by a single driver at a single track in series history behind Petty‘s 15 wins at Martinsville and North Wilkesboro.Kyle Busch leads all active NASCAR Cup Series drivers in wins at Richmond with six victories (spring 2009, spring 2010, spring 2011, spring 2012, 2018 sweep).Eight of the 53 different NASCAR Cup Series Richmond Raceway winners are active this weekend.Active Richmond Race WinnersWinsSeasonKyle Busch62018 sweep, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009Kevin Harvick42022, 2013, 2011, 2006Denny Hamlin42022, 2016, 2010, 2009Martin Truex Jr32021, 2019 sweepBrad Keselowski22020, 2014Joey Logano22017, 2014Alex Bowman12021Kyle Larson12017A total of 11 different drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series have posted consecutive wins at Richmond Raceway:Joe Weatherly (1962-1963)David Pearson (1965, 1966 sweep)Richard Petty (1970, 1971 sweep, 1972 sweep, 1973 sweep)Cale Yarborough (1976-1977)Bobby Allison (1982, 1983 sweep)Dale Earnhardt (1987 sweep, 1990-1991)Rusty Wallace (1989 sweep)Terry Labonte (1994-1995)Jimmie Johnson (2007 sweep)Kyle Busch (2018 sweep)Martin Truex Jr. (2019 sweep)Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in consecutive wins at Richmond Raceway with seven consecutive victories from the fall race of 1970 to the fall race of 1973.Youngest Richmond Cup winner: Richard Petty (April 23, 1961 — 23 years, 9 months, 21 days).Oldest Richmond Cup winner: Harry Gant (September 7, 1991 — 51 years, 7 months, 28 days).A total of 27 different starting positions have led to victories in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway.The first starting position is the most proficient starting position in the NASCAR Cup Series field, producing more winners than any other starting position at Richmond Raceway with 24 victories (18.18%).Only three active drivers have been able to win from the pole or first starting position: Kyle Busch (2010), Brad Keselowski (2014) and Denny Hamlin (2016).
NASCAR Cup Series Wins by Starting Position at Richmond Raceway
Starting Pos.WinsWinning %Starting Pos.WinsWinning %12418.18%1632.27%21410.61%1721.52%31813.64%1910.76%4118.33%2021.52%575.30%2110.76%675.30%2221.52%7118.33%2310.76%832.27%2421.52%932.27%2521.52%1032.27%2610.76%1121.52%2810.76%1221.52%3110.76%1343.03%3210.76%1432.27% StatsWinning %WinsWinning from the First Starting Position:18.18%24Winning from the Front Row:28.79%38Winning from a Top-Five Starting Position:56.06%74Winning from a Top-10 Starting Position:76.52%101Winning After Starting Outside the Top 20:9.09%12The deepest in the field that a NASCAR Cup Series race winner has started at Richmond Raceway is 32nd, by Kyle Busch in the spring race of 2018.Five drivers have posted their first career NASCAR Cup Series win at Richmond Raceway — Kasey Kahne (2005), Tony Stewart (1999), Kyle Petty (1986), Neil Bonnett (1977) and James Hylton (1970)AJ Allmendinger leads the NASCAR Cup Series among active drivers with the most series starts at Richmond Raceway without visiting Victory Lane at 24; followed by Aric Almirola at 21.In total 37 different organizations have won at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series.Joe Gibbs Racing leads the NASCAR Cup Series in victories at Richmond Raceway with 18 wins among six drivers — Tony Stewart (1999, 2001, 2002), Denny Hamlin (2009, 2010, 2016, 2022), Kyle Busch (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2018 sweep), Matt Kenseth (2015), Carl Edwards (2016), Martin Truex Jr. (2019 sweep, 2021).
Top Five in Cup Organization Wins at Richmond Raceway
OrganizationsWinsJoe Gibbs Racing18Petty Enterprises15Hendrick Motorsports11Richard Childress Racing9Team Penske9A total of nine different manufacturers have won in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway.Chevrolet leads the series in wins at Richmond with 39 victories; followed by Ford (34), Dodge (17), Toyota (16), Pontiac (11) Plymouth (10), Buick (two), Oldsmobile (two) and Chrysler (one).Chevrolet holds the record for the longest streak of consecutive wins in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway with six consecutive victories from 2006-2008.
ADDITIONAL FINISHING POSITIONS
A total of 59 different drivers have finished runner-up in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.NASCAR Hall of Famers Bobby Allison and Richard Petty are tied for the series-most runner-up finishes at Richmond with nine each; followed by Jeff Gordon with eight.Kyle Busch leads all active drivers in series runner-up finishes at Richmond with seven second-place finishes.
Top Five in Runner-Up Finishes at Richmond Raceway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversRunner-UpsRankActive DriversRunner-Ups1Bobby Allison91Kyle Busch7Richard Petty92Denny Hamlin43Jeff Gordon8Kevin Harvick44Dale Earnhardt74Joey Logano2Kyle Busch75Brad Keselowski1Christopher Bell1Kyle Larson1Martin Truex Jr1
A total of 140 different drivers have finished in the top-five in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the series in top-five finishes at Richmond with 34.Kyle Busch leads all active NASCAR Cup Series drivers in top-five finishes at Richmond with 18.
Top Five in Top-Five Finishes at Richmond Raceway (All-Time & Active)
RankDriversTop FivesRankDriversTop Fives1Richard Petty341Kyle Busch182Dale Earnhardt252Denny Hamlin173Bobby Allison23Kevin Harvick174Darrell Waltrip224Joey Logano12Rusty Wallace225Martin Truex Jr9
A total of 241 different drivers have finished in the top-10 in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the series in top-10 finishes at Richmond with 41.Kevin Harvick leads all active series drivers in top 10s at Richmond with 29 top-10 finishes.
Top Five in Top-10 Finishes at Richmond Raceway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversTop 10sRankActive DriversTop 10s1Richard Petty411Kevin Harvick292Dale Earnhardt332Kyle Busch273Darrell Waltrip333Denny Hamlin214Mark Martin314Joey Logano165Jeff Gordon30Martin Truex Jr16Rusty Wallace30
Lee Petty (seven series starts) leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average finishing position at Richmond Raceway with a 4.857.Kyle Busch (32 series starts) leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in average finishing position at Richmond Raceway with a 6.875.
Top 10 in Average Finishing Position at Richmond Raceway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversAvg FinishRacesRankActive DriversAvg FinishRaces1Lee Petty4.85771Christopher Bell6.00052Tommy Irwin5.33332Kyle Busch7.000343Paul Goldsmith5.50043Denny Hamlin8.375324Christopher Bell6.00054Kevin Harvick9.651435Herb Thomas6.00025Joey Logano10.333286Rex White6.300106Kyle Larson11.438167Glen Wood6.33337Brad Keselowski12.423268Speedy Thompson6.40058William Byron14.44499Ned Jarrett6.769139Aric Almirola14.9052110Billy Wade7.000310Daniel Suarez15.45511
A total of 142 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have led at least one lap at Richmond Raceway.Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in laps led at Richmond Raceway with 5,136 laps led in 63 starts.Denny Hamlin leads all active NASCAR Cup Series drivers in laps led at Richmond Raceway with 2,135 laps led in 32 starts.The most laps led by the NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Richmond Raceway was 488 laps led of the scheduled 500 (97.6%) by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty on September 13, 1970; he started from the pole.The most laps led by a NASCAR Cup Series driver that did not win the race at Richmond Raceway was 381 laps led of the scheduled 407 (93.6%) by Denny Hamlin on May 3, 2008; he started from the pole but finished 24th.The fewest laps led by the NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Richmond Raceway was three laps of the scheduled 406 by Kevin Harvick on April 27, 2013; he started the race 17th.
Top 15 Lap Leaders in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversRacesLedCompleted% Led1Richard Petty635,13621,13524%2Rusty Wallace443,02416,73018%3Bobby Allison382,96114,31321%4Darrell Waltrip512,17218,74112%5Denny Hamlin322,13512,81117%6Dale Earnhardt441,97616,80812%7Jeff Gordon471,63717,6699%8Kyle Busch341,52913,62811%9Martin Truex Jr331,28512,88810%10Kevin Harvick431,23517,1017%11David Pearson131,2213,53535%12Cale Yarborough221,2086,86118%13Brad Keselowski261,17710,37211%14Matt Kenseth381,01314,6817%15Tony Stewart3595013,7447%RankActive DriversRacesLedCompleted% Led1Denny Hamlin322,13512,81117%2Kyle Busch341,52913,62811%3Martin Truex Jr331,28512,88810%4Kevin Harvick431,23517,1017%5Brad Keselowski261,17710,37211%6Joey Logano2765110,7066%7William Byron91223,5923%8Kyle Larson16926,1351%9Ross Chastain8843,0483%10Christopher Bell5731,9994%11Austin Dillon17566,7971%12Alex Bowman13115,1690%13Ricky Stenhouse Jr1987,5890%14AJ Allmendinger2419,3220%15Aric Almirola2118,4070%Michael McDowell2316,5860%
Two female drivers, Danica Patrick and Janet Guthrie have competed at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series. Below are their stats at Richmond:DriverStarting PositionFinishing PositionDateDriver RatingDanica Patrick1923Saturday, September 9, 201763.5Danica Patrick2118Sunday, April 30, 201756.9Danica Patrick2915Saturday, September 10, 201666.4Danica Patrick2124Sunday, April 24, 201656.8Danica Patrick1419Saturday, September 12, 201561.1Danica Patrick2125Sunday, April 26, 201556.5Danica Patrick1316Saturday, September 6, 201475.5Danica Patrick3534Saturday, April 26, 201436.5Danica Patrick3630Saturday, September 7, 201339.1Danica Patrick3029Saturday, April 27, 201342.6Averages23.923.3 55.5 DriverStarting PositionFinishing PositionDateJanet Guthrie1412Sunday, September 11, 1977Janet Guthrie1312Sunday, February 27, 1977Averages13.512
TRACK / EVENT SPECIFIC STATS
Since the advent of electronic scoring in 1993, Richmond Raceway has produced 34 NASCAR Cup Series races with a Margin of Victory of less than a second.The closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway was the race on September 12, 1998 – won by Jeff Burton with a Margin of Victory of 0.051 second over second-place finisher Jeff Gordon.
Top 10 Closest Margin of Victories at Richmond in the NASCAR Cup Series
RankMargin of VictoryDateWinnerRunner-Up10.051Saturday, September 12, 1998Jeff BurtonJeff Gordon20.100Saturday, September 7, 1996Ernie IrvanJeff Gordon30.139Saturday, September 10, 2011Kevin HarvickCarl Edwards40.153Saturday, September 9, 2006Kevin HarvickKyle Busch50.159Saturday, May 6, 2000Dale Earnhardt JrTerry Labonte60.159Saturday, September 6, 2003Ryan NewmanJeremy Mayfield70.178Saturday, April 13, 2019Martin Truex JrJoey Logano80.343Saturday, April 27, 2013Kevin HarvickClint Bowyer90.365Sunday, September 7, 2008Jimmie JohnsonTony Stewart100.372Saturday, May 5, 2001Tony StewartJeff GordonFive NASCAR Cup Series races have resulted in NASCAR Overtime at Richmond Raceway:DateScheduled Actual Overtime LapsRace WinnerSaturday, April 21, 20184004022Kyle BuschSaturday, September 9, 20174004044Kyle LarsonSaturday, September 10, 20164004077Denny HamlinSaturday, April 27, 20134004066Kevin HarvickSaturday, May 3, 200840041010Clint BowyerFour of the 132 NASCAR Cup Series races at Richmond Raceway have been shortened due to weather conditions:DateScheduled LapsActual LapsFewer LapsRace WinnerSaturday, May 3, 2003400393-7Joe NemechekSunday, February 21, 1982400250-150Dave MarcisSunday, February 27, 1977400245-155Cale YarboroughSunday, April 1, 1962250180-70Rex WhiteQualifying has been cancelled in the NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond Raceway 11 times:SeasonReason For Cancellation1955Weather1962 (spring)Weather1967 (fall)Weather1986 (spring)Weather1997 (spring)Weather2008 (fall)Weather2014 (spring)Weather2016 (spring)Weather2020 (fall)Pandemic2021 (spring)Pandemic2021 (fall)Pandemic
NASCAR IN VIRGINIA
There have been 547 NASCAR national series races among 10 tracks in the state of Virginia.Martinsville Speedway hosted the very first NASCAR national series race in the state of Virginia on Sept. 25, 1949 — the NASCAR Cup Series event was won by Red Byron (Oldsmobile).
NASCAR tracks in Virginia
Track NameCityCupXfinityTruckCombinedFirst YearMartinsville SpeedwayMartinsville14839452321949Richmond RacewayRichmond13276142221953Langley Field SpeedwayHampton9140231964New River Valley SpeedwayDublin04041989Norfolk SpeedwayNorfolk20021956Old Dominion SpeedwayManassas70071958Princess Anne SpeedwayNorfolk10011953South Boston SpeedwaySouth Boston10353481960Southside SpeedwayRichmond40041961Starkey SpeedwayRoanoke40041958Totals31716862547
VIRGINIA IN NASCAR
A total of 187 different drivers with their home state recorded as Virginia have made at least one start in a NASCAR national series race.20 drivers from Virginia have won at least one race in NASCAR‘s three national series. 11 of the 20 Virginia native NASCAR winners have won in the NASCAR Cup Series.In total the drivers from Virginia have won 268 NASCAR national series races combined.
NASCAR National Series Winners From Virginia
DriverCupXfinityTruckCombinedDenny Hamlin4817267Joe Weatherly250025Ricky Rudd231024Jeff Burton2127048Curtis Turner170017Ward Burton5409Glen Wood4004Elliott Sadler313117Emanuel Zervakis2002Lennie Pond1001Wendell Scott1001Tommy Ellis022022Jimmy Hensley09211Rick Mast0909Hermie Sadler0202Elton Sawyer0202Brandon Brown0101Jeb Burton0112Stacy Compton0022Jon Wood0022Totals15010810268
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