NXS: Elliott Ends 39-Race Drought With Richmond Score; First RIR Win for XFINITY Regular in 11 Years

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RICHMOND, Va. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Two significant streaks came to an end in Friday night’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250. Reigning series champion Chase Elliott broke a 39-race, year-long winless drought, and in the process ended a run of 22 consecutive NASCAR XFINITY Series races at …

NNS: Rear Gear from Kyle Busch’s No. 54 Toyota Heading to R&D Center for Evaluation

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RICHMOND, Va. — staff report — NASCAR photo — Kyle Busch’s seemingly flawless race Friday night at Richmond International Raceway didn’t go completely without a hitch. NASCAR officials announced that the rear gear of Busch’s winning Joe Gibbs Racing No. 54 Toyota would be taken to the NASCAR Research & Development Center in Concord, North Carolina., for further evaluation. It was the only issue reported …

NNS: Total Control; Kyle Busch Wires Richmond for Fourth Nationwide Win of Season

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RICHMOND, Va. — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Picture perfect. Coors Light Pole Award winner Kyle Busch led all 250 laps in Friday night’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway and beat runner-up and series leader Chase Elliott to the finish line by 1.323 seconds. Driving a No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota that was the …

NNS QUALIFYING: Kyle Busch Grabs Rain-Soaked Coors Light Pole at Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. — staff report — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images photo — Kyle Busch topped all others in a rain-soaked NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying session to pick up his sixth Coors Light Pole Award of the season Friday at Richmond International Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver will start at the head of the field for Friday’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.n. ET, ESPN2) after picking up …

NNS: Elliott Looking For Redemption at Richmond

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — JR Motorsports photo — A chance for redemption? Chase Elliott has one this weekend. And maybe – just maybe – the 18-year-old Dawsonville, Georgia native can be the one standing in victory lane at Richmond International Raceway rather than his JR Motorsports teammate, Kevin Harvick, who won the April 25 race in front of …