Capital City 400 at Richmond Preview

Race Info

Date- Saturday Night April 28th, 2012

Location- Richmond, VA

Start Time- 7:43 PM EST

Distance-400 Laps, 300 Miles

Broadcast TV- FOX

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

Night Weather- High- 62 F Low- 48 F

Chance of rain- 40%

Showers

Past Race Winners

2011- Kyle Busch

2010- Kyle Busch

2009- Kyle Busch

2008- Clint Bowyer

2007- Jimmie Johnson

Notables yet to win spring race at track

Denny Hamlin

Greg Biffle

Matt Kenseth

Kevin Harvick

Jeff Burton

Ryan Newman

Carl Edwards

News & Notes

Martin Truex Jr. looks for redemption after loss last weekend at Kansas

Kyle Busch looks to win fourth straight spring race at Richmond

Dale Earnhardt Jr. continues his attempts to get back to Victory Lane; last visit to victory lane was 137 races ago in Michigan. Last year Earnhardt Jr. finished 19th

Denny Hamlin looks for back-to-back wins

Greg Biffle looks to remain point’s leader

Hendrick continues quest for win No.200

Jason’s Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Group B- Clint Bowyer, Kasey Kahne, Martin Truex Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Group C- Aric Almirola, Dave Blaney

Event Schedule

Cup Practice 12:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Practice 2:30 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Qualifying 5:30 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Race- 7:00 PM EST Saturday on FOX

Next Race- Aarons 499 @Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Alabama

Entry List via Nascar.com

HOMETOWN
SPONSOR
OWNER
1
Joplin, MO
Chevrolet
McDonald’s
Felix Sabates
2
Rochester Hills, MI
Miller Lite
Roger Penske
5
Enumclaw, WA
Chevrolet
Farmers Insurance
Linda Hendrick
9
Launceston, Tasmania
Ford
Stanley
Richard Petty
10
Zephyrhills, FL
Chevrolet
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tommy Baldwin
11
Chesterfield, VA
Toyota
FedEx Freight
J D Gibbs
13
Bakersfield, CA
Ford
GEICO
Bob Germain
14
Rushville, IN
Chevrolet
Mobil 1 / Office Depot
Margaret Haas
15
Emporia, KS
Toyota
5-hour Energy
Rob Kauffman
16
Vancouver, WA
Ford
3M “Give Kids A Smile”
Jack Roush
17
Cambridge, WI
Ford
Roush Fenway Racing
John Henry
18
Las Vegas, NV
Toyota
M&M’s Ms. Brown
Joe Gibbs
20
Middletown, CT
Toyota
The Home Depot
Joe Gibbs
22
Los Gatos, CA
Shell / Pennzoil
Walter Czarnecki
23
Bahama, NC
Chevrolet
North Texas Pipe
Robert Richardson
24
Pittsboro, IN
Chevrolet
DuPont
Rick Hendrick
26
Riverside, CA
Ford
Morristown Driver’s Service
Jerry Freeze
27
Eau Claire, WI
Chevrolet
NIBCO / Menards
Richard Childress
29
Bakersfield, CA
Chevrolet
Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
Richard Childress
30
South Bend, IN
Toyota
Inception Motorsports
Kevin Buckler
31
South Boston, VA
Chevrolet
BB&T
Richard Childress
32
Peachtree City, GA
Ford
FAS Lane Racing
Jack Roush
33
Asheville, NC
Chevrolet
Little Joes A
utos.com
Richard Childress
34
Unadilla, GA
Ford
Front Row Motorsports
Bob Jenkins
36
Hartford, OH
Chevrolet
SealWrap
Allan Heinke
38
Riverside, CA
Ford
Long John Silver’s
Brad Jenkins
39
South Bend, IN
Chevrolet
U.S. Army
Tony Stewart
42
Bogota, Colombia
Chevrolet
Target
Chip Ganassi
43
Tampa, FL
Ford
Smithfield “Helping Hungry Homes”
Richard Petty
47
Corpus Christi, TX
Toyota
Bush’s Baked Beans
Tad Geschickter
48
El Cajon, CA
Chevrolet
Lowe’s
Jeff Gordon
51
Las Vegas, NV
Chevrolet
Phoenix Construction Services
James Finch
52
TBA
No Home Town
Toyota
Crusader Staffing Associates
Kelly Owen
55
Batesville, AR
Toyota
Aaron’s Dream Machine
Bill Jenkins
56
Mayetta, NJ
Toyota
NAPA Brakes
Michael Waltrip
74
Grit, VA
Chevrolet
Turn One Racing
Vickie Compton
78
Cato, NY
Chevrolet
Furniture Row / Farm American
Barney Visser
83
Cedar Rapids, IA
Toyota
Burger King / Dr Pepper
Thomas Ueberall
87
Lakeland, FL
Toyota
AMFMEnergy.com / Pellet & Wood Stoves
Andrea Nemechek
88
Kannapolis, NC
Chevrolet
National Guard / Diet Mountain Dew
Rick Hendrick
93
Janesville, WI
Toyota
Burger King / Dr Pepper
Thomas Ueberall
98
Phoenix, AZ
Ford
Curb Records
Mike Curb
99
Columbia, MO
Ford
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
19
Milwaukie, OR
Toyota
Humphrey Smith Racing
Randy Humphrey
95
Manteca, CA
Ford
Tommy Williams Drywall
Bob Leavine
49
Phoenix, AZ
Toyota
America Israel Racing / JPO Absorbents
Jay Robinson

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