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NASCAR XFINITY Series – Virginia529 College Savings 250
September 08, 2017 – Richmond International Raceway-Richmond, VA
This Week’s Richmond / Menards Chevrolet Camaro at Richmond International Raceway
Menard has made 11 NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at the 0.75-mile Richmond Raceway since his first event in 2004. During that time, Menard has recorded three top-five and five top-10 finishes, led 160 laps, has an average start of 16.3 and has an average finish of 16.2. This will be Menard’s first NXS start at Richmond Raceway since 2011, when he finished second.
That’s a Wrap
This weekend’s race will be Menard’s seventh and final NXS start in the No. 2 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet. So far this season, Menard has recorded two top-five and three top-10 finishes, including a runner-up finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Do you prefer racing at night or during the day at Richmond Raceway?
“I always think short tracks and night racing make the best combination. I definitely enjoy the Richmond night race more than the Richmond day race. It just adds a little extra level of excitement.”
NASCAR XFINITY Series Results at Richmond International Raceway
- Starts: 11
- Wins: 0
- Poles: 0
- Top 5 : 3
- Top 10: 5
- Average Start: 16.3
- Average Finish: 16.2