Found November 07, 2012 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
Team owner Richard Childress has three victories, tying him with Robert Yates for third on the all-time car owner victories list at the Avondale, Ariz.-based facility. In 76 races at Phoenix International Raceway, RCR has earned three wins, including Kevin Harvick’s sweep of both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events in 2006. Prior to that, Dale Earnhardt won the Checker 500 on Nov. 4, 1990. The Welcome, N.C.-based organization collectively owns 14 top-five and 33 top-10 finishes. Get to the Points … Following the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, Harvick, who represents RCR in the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, is ranked 11th, 101 points out of the top spot. Menard currently sits 16th in the driver championship point standings, while Burton is ranked 19th. Catch the Action … ESPN’s live coverage of the AdvoCare 500 begins Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The race will also be broadcast on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Qualifying for the 35th point...

Childress teams seek more speed

As you look at Richard Childress Racing this season, it looks like they've got some work to do, kind of all the way around. The handling of the cars is not quite like it needs to be, listening to some of the comments on the radio by the drivers -- Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton and Paul Menard. I think they're searching for a little bit of speed. At one time, it looked as though...

AdvoCare International to Drive Weekend of Philanthropy at Phoenix International Raceway, Nov. 10 & 11

AdvoCare International, LP (AdvoCare), a leading health and wellness company, today announced three philanthropic initiatives scheduled to occur throughout the upcoming race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. AdvoCare is the title sponsor for the Phoenix International Raceway's Nov. 11 NASCAR® Sprint™ Cup Series Race.   AdvoCare, who recently announced it will strengthen...

RCR Promotes Rick Penn to Vice President of Business Development

Richard Childress Racing has promoted Rick Penn to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development.   Penn joined RCR in 2009 as Director of Business Development and was promoted to Managing Director of Business Development in 2010. He has overseen the growth of the business development department, from one to four people. His responsibilities include developing...

Richard Childress Racing Lucas Oil 150 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing has 16 previous NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the Avondale, Ariz.-based facility, earning two victories (Mike Skinner, 1995), five top-five, 11 top-10 finishes and two pole awards. RCR boasts an average starting position of 14.7 combined with an average finishing position of 9.8 at the one-mile track. Collectively, the Welcome, N.C.-based organization...

Richard Childress Racing Great Clips 200 Race Preview

In 38 previous Nationwide Series appearances at Phoenix International Raceway, Richard Childress Racing has three wins at the one-mile track, with Elliott Sadler notching a victory in March 2012, Clint Bowyer bringing the organization to the Winner’s Circle in April 2007 and Kevin Harvick doing so in April 2006. By the Numbers … RCR has started Nationwide Series races at Phoenix...

Cheerios to Sponsor Austin Dillon in 2013 Daytona 500

Richard Childress Racing has partnered with General Mills® for NASCAR Nationwide Series standout Austin Dillon to make his Daytona 500 debut driving the No. 33 Honey Nut Cheerios® Chevrolet on February 24, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway. The paint scheme for the 55th running of the Great American Race will also mark the NASCAR debut of Buzz, the official SpokesBee of Honey...

RCR Post Race Report -- NSCS AAA Texas 500

Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished ninth (Kevin Harvick), 19th (Jeff Burton) and 27th (Paul Menard). Harvick completed 112 Green Flag Passes, positioning him fourth amongst his fellow competitors, and 40 Quality Passes according to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics. Burton gained seven positions during the final 10 percent (34 laps) of the AAA Texas 500...
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