Richmond International Raceway Preview – Brian Scott

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes

Event:      Federated Auto Parts 400
Date:        September 12, 2015
Venue:     Richmong International Raceway – Richmond, Va.

Brian Scott
No. 33 Shore Lodge Chevrolet SS
Event Preview Fact Sheet

This Week’s Shore Lodge Chevrolet SS at Richmond International Raceway … Brian Scott is scheduled to pilot chassis No. 461 in Saturday Night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. This Chevrolet SS is a new chassis to the No. 33 fleet and made its debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July.

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200 XFINITY Series Starts … Congratulations to Scott who is set to make his 200th NASCAR XFINITY Series start this weekend at Richmond. In six full-time seasons, Scott has accumulated 18 top-five, 74 top-10 finishes and five pole awards combined with 544 laps led, with an average start of 11.3 and an average finish of 15.4.

Richmond Statistics … Scott will be making his first Sprint Cup Series start at Richmond International Raceway this weekend and 14th Series start. Friday’s 250-lap event will mark Scott’s 13th XFINITY Series start at the 7/8-mile track. Scott has earned three top-five and four top-10 finishes. In the 2013 fall race at Richmond, Scott led 239 of 250 laps of competition. The Boise, Idaho native has finished seventh or better in the last four events at RIR.

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Double Duty … In addition to competing at Richmond International Raceway in the Sprint Cup Series this weekend, Scott is scheduled to drive the No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet Camaro in the XFINITY Series race on Friday, September, 11. The Federated Auto Parts 400 is live on NBC Sports Network, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Virginia 529 College Savings 250 is live on NBC Sports Network at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday.

Race Rewind … In his sixth Sprint Cup Series start in the No. 33 Shore Lodge Chevrolet this season, Scott finished 36th at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after battling handling issues which led him to make contact with the wall in the closing laps of the 400 mile affair.

You’ll be doing double-duty this weekend at Richmond. How busy of a weekend is it for you?
“It will be busy, but it’ll be good. It will be a lot of track time and fewer opportunities to lose focus.”

What do you think about your 200th XFINITY Series Start?
“It’s just a number to me. It is cool. I guess that means I have been around the sport for a while. It’s great and hopefully it will transfer into a good finish.”

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