Christopher Bell – No. 20 SiriusXM Toyota Camry Preview – Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway

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No. 20 SiriusXM Toyota Camry News and Notes:

  • Bell at Richmond Raceway:  Christopher Bell will make his second NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) start at Richmond Raceway (RR) this weekend.  Last year he started in the back of the field and crossed the finish line 15th.
  • Richmond Xfinity Success: In five NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) starts at RR, Bell has three wins, three top-five and four top-10 finishes.  In addition, Bell has one pole position and has led a total of 457 laps. 
  • 2018 NXS Richmond Sweep:  Bell swept Richmond in 2018, winning both the spring and fall events at the 0.75-mile track. In the spring he qualified second and led 167 laps to cross the finish line first.  In the fall Bell qualified on the pole and took home the victory, while pacing the field for 67 laps.  
  • Richmond Wins:  Bell has 16 career NXS victories and three of those have come at Richmond.   
  • Getting Sirius: SiriusXM will be featured as the primary sponsor of Bell’s No. 20 Camry for Sunday’s race at Richmond. Richmond is the second of four races SiriusXM will be on the No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), the first was Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 21) and the remaining primary races are Road America (July 4) and Bristol Motor Speedway (September 18). Bell visited victory lane twice in 2017 in the Truck Series with SiriusXM across the hood of his truck at Pocono and Loudon. 
  • SiriusXM: SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America. SiriusXM offers unique programming and content across the company’s subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio platforms.  SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach more than 150 million listeners across all categories of digital audio – music, sports, talk, and podcasts – the largest reach of any digital audio provider in North America. NASCAR fans can hear races live on their SiriusXM radios and on the SiriusXM app. SiriusXM’s exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel airs nationwide 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and delivers in-depth racing coverage with up-to-the-moment NASCAR news and live broadcasts of every NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
  • JGR at Richmond: JGR has claimed 16 NCS victories at Richmond.  In 143 combined starts at the .526-mile oval, the organization has tallied 47 top-five finishes, 77 top-10s and 5,107 laps led. The championship-winning organization has won eight pole awards with an average start of 13.8 an average finish of 12.3.
  • RACE INFO: The Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway begins at 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 18, 2021. The race will be broadcast live on FOX, SiriusXM 90, and MRN Radio.

From the Cockpit:

Christopher Bell: “Richmond has been a great track for me in the past and after our success with the low-down force package so far this season I expect us to have a good race this weekend.”

Bell’s Career NASCAR Cup Series Stats at Richmond Raceway:

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
10000026.015.0

Bell’s 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season Stats:

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
811404610.814.4

Bell’s Career NASCAR Cup Series Stats:

StartsWinsTop 5Top 10PolesLaps LedAvg. StartAvg. Finish
44131106421.519.2
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