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Richmond International Raceway

Richmond, Virginia


Richmond International Raceway - Track Information

Length .750 mile; D-shaped oval
Banking
Turns- 14 degrees
Frontstretch- 8 degrees
Backstretch- 2 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(804) 345-7223 

I-95 to Laburnum Ave. in Richmond. Located on the Virginia State Fairgrounds at 602 E. Laburnum Ave.

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Jeff's History At Richmond

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
September 10, 2016 11 16 Ran as high as 4th, pit strategy didn't work out later.
September 12, 2015 23 7 --
April 26, 2015 11 8 Ran 6th-11th for most of the day.
September 6, 2014 2 2 Better on long runs. Race dominated by Brad Keselowski.
April 26, 2014 25 2 Led 173 laps, dominant car on longer runs.
September 7, 2013 1 8 Led early, lost 2 laps with loose wheel. Rallied back to 8th. Missed Chase (temporarily!)
April 27, 2013 3 11 Handling issues in first half of race.
September 8, 2012 2 2 Miserable for first 150 laps. Unhooked rear bar; car came to life.
April 28, 2012 6 23 Cut tire on lap 53, lost two laps.
September 10, 2011 17 3 Mid-race handling issues. Took the race lead w/ 23 to go. Late caution & short run cost him a win.
April 30, 2011 6 39 Ran in top-5 for balance. Wrecked on backstretch w/ 100 to go.
September 11, 2010 22 12 Poor handling until the final 100 laps.
May 1, 2010 4 2 Led more than 140 laps. Late race cautions bunched the field. Lost the lead on a restart with 5 laps to go.
September 12, 2009 7 3 Led the mid-stages. Late race contact sent him back to 7th. Regrouped for a top-3.
May 2, 2009 2 8 Led early stages. Gambled late for track position. Faded in the final 50 laps on older tires.
September 7, 2008 10 8 Ill-advised chassis adjustment hindered forward progress in mid-stages. Rallied from 27th to 8th in final 150 laps.
May 3, 2008 28 9 Went a lap down early, rallied back into the top-10.
September 8, 2007 2 4 Strong early, tight handling late.
May 6, 2007 1 4 Led 114 laps in first half, faded later.
September 9, 2006 3 31 Wore out the brakes early, pitiful setup all night-- two laps down.
May 6, 2006 16 40 Running 13th when the car lost power. A broken distributor ruined another Richmond night.
September 10, 2005 6 30 Running 28th when he hit the wall on lap 211. Poor finish ended his title hopes.
May 14, 2005 20 39 Running in mid-pack when he slammed the wall after a car spun in front.
September 11, 2004 9 3 --
May 15, 2004 13 6 Battled back from mid-race damage to score a solid top-ten.
September 6, 2003 5 10 Led the most laps. Faded back to 17th in the final 100 laps but regrouped to finish 10th due mainly to attrition
May 3, 2003 6 16 Battled a loose handling car all night. Couldn't hold the bottom groove at any time during the race.
September 7, 2002 10 40 Started 42nd in a back-up car after crashing the primary car in practice. Worked his way up to 27th before the camshaft broke on lap 53. First DNF since Darlington in March 2001.
May 5, 2002 4 7 Rain delayed race was finished in the daytime on Sunday. Worked his way up to second with 70 laps to go but slipped back to 7th battling a tight handling car in the closing stages on a poor Richmond track surface.
September 8, 2001 1 36 Spun into the turn three wall after contact from Sterling Marlin on lap 35
May 5, 2001 6 2 Ran in the top 5 all night. Held off Rusty Wallace for second place but couldn't catch Tony Stewart.
September 9, 2000 13 1 Hung around the top 10 all night. Took the lead late in the event and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt for the win.
May 6, 2000 15 14 Tangled with Dale Jarrett and Bobby Labonte on the backstretch.
September 11, 1999 6 40 Transmission
May 15, 1999 1 31 Mechanical trouble pops up.
September 12, 1998 5 2 Jeff Burton edged Gordon at the line by half a car length. 
June 6, 1998 1 37 Jeff takes the high line to pass Rusty Wallace for the lead late in the race and winds up in the wall. "Someone can't stand to get passed."
September 6, 1997 10 3 Only Chevy in the top 5.
March 2, 1997 2 4 Fought to get back on the lead lap. Finished fourth behind three Fords.
September 7, 1996 2 2  
March 3, 1996 2 1 Confidence building win after back to back last place finishes to start the season.
September 9, 1995 2 6  
March 5, 1995 1 36 Strong run in qualifying and a fuel pickup problem in the race.
September 10, 1994 13 2  
March 6, 1994 8 3 Sheet metal damage after loose lug nuts caused the left front tire to roll off.
September 11, 1993 22 10 Two top 10's at RIR in his rookie season. 
March 7, 1993 8 6  


Career Stats At Richmond
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
47 2 18 30 5


Richmond Breakdown
Average Start 8.2
Average Finish 13.5
Victories - 2 September 2000
March 1996

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