NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway has been known by several different names and has been reconfigured several times over the years of its existence, but all the while it has been a staple on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule since 1953. This weekend’s race, the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 (April 18 at 3 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is looking to add the historic prestige that Richmond has built over the decades of great on-track competition and with how this season has been shaking out it shouldn’t disappoint.

Martin Truex Jr. Signs Contract Extension With Joe Gibbs Racing

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 10, 2021) – Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that it has reached an extended agreement with driver Martin Truex Jr. to continue piloting the team’s No. 19 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Cup Series.


CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) – Hendrick Motorsports this morning signed driver Kyle Larson to a multi-year contract that will see him join the 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions beginning with the 2021 racing season. He will pilot the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which the organization will field for the first time since 2017.

Martinsville: I Turned On A Race and Got To See A Cage Match

Martin Truex, Jr. led 464 of the 500 laps at Martinsville to cement his position in the final race of the season.

Busch Brother Against Busch Brother For The Win At Kentucky! Busch Wins!

It was Kurt, by the way. Over the years, Kentucky didn’t always produce the best racing but that has changed. Don’t get me wrong, the track can still produce some boring racing. Case in point, the enormous lead Kyle Busch had over the field earlier in this race. But the end of this race gave those in attendance something to cheer about.

Martin Truex, Jr. Wins Back-to-Back at Sonoma

Martin Truex, Jr. defended his 2018 win at Sonoma with another dominating performance. He led nearly two-thirds of the laps and beat second place Kyle Busch by about a second.