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Swan Racing announced it has successfully restructured the company by finding solutions for the No. 26 and No. 30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

The No. 30 team has been sold to John Cohen of XxxTreme Motorsports, which will operate the team going forward and intends to compete with veteran driver J.J. Yeley. Parker Kligerman remains under contract with Swan Racing, which will seek to identify options for him to get back on track.-Swan Racing PR
Apr 23 - 9:36 PM

Swan Racing announced it has successfully restructured the company by finding solutions for the No. 26 and No. 30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

The No. 30 team has been sold to John Cohen of XxxTreme Motorsports, which will operate the team going forward and intends to compete with veteran driver J.J. Yeley. Parker Kligerman remains under contract with Swan Racing, which will seek to identify options for him to get back on track.-Swan Racing PR
Apr 23 - 9:35 PM

Swan Racing announced it has successfully restructured the company by finding solutions for the No. 26 and No. 30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

As a result, Anthony Marlowe has merged his ownership of the No. 26 team into BK Racing, effective immediately. Cole Whitt will remain behind the wheel of the No. 26.-Swan Racing PR
Apr 23 - 9:31 PM

John Wes Townley, driving his No.15 Zaxby’s Toyota, enters Salem securing the fifth spot in the overall ARCA driver point standings.

Townley, whose competing full time in the series and chasing a championship, relishes his return to Salem and is confident in his ability to come away with a strong finish.-Venturini Motorsports
Apr 23 - 9:17 PM

In 29 Sprint Cup starts at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has recorded three wins, one pole position, nine top-five finishes and 12 top-10s.

He has led a total of 494 laps and completed 99.2 percent of all laps he's attempted at the short track (11,513 laps of 11,609 total). Among active competitors, Earnhardt is one of four drivers ranked tied for second with three Cup victories at Richmond. Earnhardt most recently went to Victory Lane at Richmond on May 6, 2006, after leading 47 laps.-Hendrick Motorsports
Apr 23 - 9:12 PM

Carl Edwards is looking for back-to-back wins at Richmond after his first victory at the three quarter mile track in the fall of 2013.

Edwards came from the 26th-position to win the Federated Auto Parts 400 in September. He has 19 Sprint Cup starts at Richmond with an average start of 13.3 and an average finish of 13.7. Edwards has finished in the top-five four times and in the top-ten ten times. The Car: Primary chassis was last run in 2014 at Bristol, finishing first.-Roush Fenway Racing
Apr 23 - 9:08 PM

2014 will mark Chris Buescher’s second trip to Richmond International Raceway.

He competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at the 3/4 mile track in 2011 as a backup for Trevor Bayne, who fell ill. In 2011 Buescher began from the 21st-position finishing in 17th. The Car: Chassis RK-809 was last run as a primary at Texas, finishing 27th due to a late race accident.-Roush Fenway Racing
Apr 23 - 9:01 PM

Ryan Blaney will return to the seat of the No. 22 SKF / Discount Tire Ford Mustang this weekend at Richmond.

After a merry-go-round consisting of Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano to start the season, Blaney will be behind the wheel for the next three NASCAR Nationwide Series races beginning at Richmond, followed by Talladega and Iowa. He also got a lot of seat time in different cars this week. He tested the Brad Keselowski Racing Ford F-150 truck at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Monday and tested a Sprint Cup Series car for Team Penske at Nashville on Tuesday.-Team Penske
Apr 23 - 8:57 PM

Richmond is one of the few places on the NNS schedule that 18-year-old Chase Elliott is somewhat familiar with.

He has raced there twice in the K&N Pro Series East, finishing second in the 2012 event. Two consecutive victories have propelled him into the series points lead, making him the youngest to ever hold the top spot. His advantage over fellow teammate, Regan Smith, grew to 13 points after his Darlington win.-JR Motorsports
Apr 23 - 8:47 PM

Regan Smith holds 11 starts at short tracks with JR Motorsports (JRM), earning three top-five and eight top-10 finishes.

He notched his best short track finish of third driving for JRM at Richmond last fall. The effort ties the organization’s best finish at the facility. Jamie McMurray also finished third there in 2010. In two starts at RIR for JRM, Smith has earned a pair of top-five efforts with an average finish of 4.0. Following an eighth-place finish at Darlington Raceway, Smith and the No. 7 team extended their top-10 streak to seven consecutive races.-JR Motorsports
Apr 23 - 8:43 PM

Austin Theriault will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this season, as JR Motorsports has signed him to drive three races in the No. 5 Chevrolet.

Theriault, a 20-year-old late model racer from Fort Kent, Maine, will make his debut on May 18 at Iowa Speedway, driving the No. 5 Chevrolet replete with primary branding from SPY, the eyewear brand behind Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Signature 88 Collection and innovative Happy Lens™ technology. Nationwide Series races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (July 12) and Kentucky Speedway (Sept. 20) will fill out Theriault’s three-race schedule. The seat of the No. 5 is filled by multiple drivers throughout the season.-JR Motorsports
Apr 23 - 3:08 PM

Trevor Bayne makes his seventh NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) this Friday.

In his previous six starts, Bayne earned two top-five and three top-10 finishes. The Car: The No. 6 AdvoCare team will race chassis RK-806 under the lights Friday night at RIR. This chassis most recently raced at Bristol Motor Speedway earlier this season, finishing eighth. Bayne also raced this chassis last season at Kansas Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway, finishing ninth and fifth, respectively.-Roush Fenway Racing
Apr 23 - 2:49 PM

The Toyota Owners 400 will mark Kyle Busch’s 338th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 19th Sprint Cup start at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway.

He has four wins, 12 top-five finishes and 13 top-10s, and he’s led a total of 931 laps in his 18 career Sprint Cup starts at Richmond. His average Richmond finish is 7.2 (tops among active drivers). With his Richmond win in April 2012, Busch set a record of four consecutive spring-race wins at the .75-mile oval, breaking a tie with Richard Petty, who won three straight spring races at Richmond from 1971 to 1973.-TSC
Apr 23 - 2:44 PM

Michael Annett, a Rookie of the Year candidate, cites Richmond as one of his favorite racetracks, and for good reason.

He finished 13th or better, including a fifth-place finish in 2012, in his last four NASCAR Nationwide Series races at the facility. His seventh-place average running position in the fall race last year served as his best single-race average running position in all of 2013.-Rising Star Management Group
Apr 23 - 2:40 PM

Jimmy Weller (No. 55 Geneva-Liberty Steel Chevrolet Camaro) will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.

Since the beginning of 2013, the Hubbard, Ohio native has made six starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where he competes part-time (most recently at Daytona; finished 9th). He may be new to the Nationwide Series, but Weller has two NASCAR K&N Pro Series East starts at the Richmond, Va. speedway. After finishing 12th in his first race at the track in 2012, Weller returned to the venue in April 2013. Racing inside the top 10 in that event, Weller was involved in an on-track incident, but rebounded to finish in the 17th position.-A2B Strategies LLC
Apr 23 - 2:37 PM


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