The NASCAR Xfinity Series will embark on another doubleheader weekend at Richmond Raceway beginning Friday evening for the Go Bowling 250 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Following Friday evening, the Xfinity Series will kick off Saturday’s action with the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
This will mark the fourth doubleheader weekend for the Xfinity Series since the COVID-19 pandemic return to racing. This is also the last stretch for Xfinity Series drivers to make their way into the Playoffs with a doubleheader this weekend and the regular season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway next week. The Playoffs kick off for the series the following week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Ross Chastain in the No. 10 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet will lead the field to green on Friday evening with last week’s race winner, Brandon Jones, in the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota joining him on the front row.
The race will be 187.5 miles and 250 laps with Stage 1 ending on Lap 75 and Stage 2 ending on Lap 150.
In 2019, Cole Custer won the first Xfinity Series race run at Richmond and Christopher Bell won the second. Austin Cindric finished both of those races in second.
Denny Hamlin currently holds the race record at Richmond for the series at 108.415 mph in 2011. Kyle Busch holds the qualifying record at 129.348 mph in 2004.
Fifteen of 72 Xfinity races run at the track were won from the pole and Kevin Harvick holds the track records for the most wins (seven), most top fives (18) and most top 10s (21).
Joe Gibbs has the most wins of any car owner with 10 at Richmond.