Alex Bowman denies Denny Hamlin a Richmond win in the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway on Sunday.
Richmond Raceway brings a wrap to the NASCAR Cup Series short track stretch. Richmond is always a tough track even for the best teams in the Cup Series. The 0.75-mile track causes a lot of inconsistencies for teams and drivers. One difference is that the spring race is typically in the afternoon, whereas the fall race is at night. The different times of the season and the time of the day forces drivers to adapt to a change in track temperature, which brings a change in grip level. Every race is a different story at Richmond Raceway.
Alex Bowman steals a Richmond win from a dominant Denny Hamlin in the NASCAR Cup Series, Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway on Sunday.
An emotional Alex Bowman, could only shake his head and give kudos to the crew of his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet following a dramatic victory over Denny Hamlin on Sunday in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway.
The pre-Richmond power ranking for the NASCAR Cup Series is out just before the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
The streak of different winners has finally ended with the Cup Series at the second short track of the season at Martinsville. Martin Truex Jr. took advantage of a late pit-road penalty for Ryan Blaney to secure his second win of the year. Truex’s victory stopped a string of seven straight unique winners to start the 2021 season and is now the first Cup driver with multiple wins.
The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series ran at Richmond Raceway Sunday night for another short track battle. The Toyota Owners 400 was a tight fight under the lights as the drivers jostled for rank. The cars looked sharp but up close they were bruised up from racing hard.