CHEVY NSCS AT RICHMOND ONE: Team Chevy Fast Facts

CHEVY FAST FACTS

TOYOTA OWNERS 400

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY


American Muscle

APRIL 27, 2013

·         A total of 17 Team Chevy drivers will start the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Richmond International Raceway

CHEVROLET DRIVERS STARTING IN THE TOP-10:

·         Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS, will take the green flag from the third starting position

·         Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS, will start fourth

·         Juan Pablo Montoya, No. 42 Depend Chevrolet SS, will roll off sixth

 

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY:

  • Chevrolet drivers have won 35 of 113 races at Richmond International Raceway (RIR). Wins by active drivers are:
    • Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Dover White Chevrolet SS, has three (3) wins at RIR (’07 – TWICE & ‘08)
    • Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS, has three (3) victories at RIR (’00, ’04 & ’06)
    • Tony Stewart, No. 14 Rush Truck Centers/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS, has three (3) trophies from RIR (’99, ’01, & ’02)
    • Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS, has visited Victory Lane at RIR twice (2) (’96 & ’00)
    • Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Bell Helicopter Chevrolet SS, has taken the checkered flag at RIR twice (2) (’06 & ’11)
    • Jeff Burton, No. 31 Airgas/Bulwark Chevrolet SS, has one (1) win at RIR (’98)
    • Kurt Busch, No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/Serta Chevrolet SS, has one victory at RIR (’05)
    • Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet SS, has made one trip to Victory Lane at RIR (’05)
    • Ryan Newman, No. 39 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS, has one (1) trophy from RIR (’03)
  • A Chevrolet driver has won three (3) of the last 10 races at Richmond International Raceway
  • A Chevrolet driver has sat on the pole at Richmond International Raceway 45 times
  • Team Chevy drivers have scored 209 top-five and 427 top-10 finishes at Richmond International Raceway
  • A Chevrolet has led 14,226 laps (36.7% of possible 42,290 laps) at Richmond International Raceway

 

TEAM CHEVY IN 2013 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (NSCS) COMPETITION:

·         Chevrolet has won 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Manufacturers Championships

·         Team Chevy drivers have scored 705 wins and 636 poles in NSCS competition

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About Chevrolet

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year.  Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.


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