Saturday, April 1, 2023

Richmond Raceway Hosts NASCAR Xfinity and Cup

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Richmond Raceway Hosts NASCAR Xfinity and Cup


“As NASCAR celebrates its 75th anniversary, Richmond Raceway, one of the sport’s most historic tracks, will honor the sport’s legacy throughout next season’s two NASCAR race weekends,” said Lori Collier Waran, Richmond Raceway President. “We look forward to welcoming fans back to RVA for our Toyota Spring Race Weekend and one of the biggest NASCAR parties of the summer.”


In the spring, Richmond will host the Toyota Spring Race Weekend featuring the Xfinity Series’ ToyotaCare 250 on Saturday, April 1, 2023 and the 68th annual spring Cup Series race, Toyota Owners 400, on Sunday, April 2, 2023.


The spring Cup Series race at Richmond has been held in the month of April since 2011. The track originally hosted April Cup races in 1953, 1956, 1961-1963, 1967, and 1969. Lee Petty won the first-ever Cup race at Richmond on April 19, 1953.


Richmond previously hosted spring Xfinity Series races from 1982-1984 and 1990-2019, 2022.


Racing Virginia will be active in the month of April as the Commonwealth will host two Cup Series races in the same month for the third consecutive season as Martinsville Speedway will host a race on April 16, 2023.



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