Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR HotPass Lineup

 

Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR HotPass Lineup

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Friday, 07 September 2012 16:51
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The NASCAR HOTPASS lineup for the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway is as follows: 

DIRECTV Channel 795:

Denny Hamlin and the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota team of Joe Gibbs Racing

Denny Hamlin will make his 249th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 14th at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway … Has two wins (September 2010 and 2011), two poles (September 2006 and May 2008) and nine top-10 finishes in 13 starts at Richmond … The 31-year-old Chesterfield, Va., native has 21 wins and has 124 top-10 finishes in 248 Sprint Cup starts … 2012 marks Hamlin’s seventh full year in Sprint Cup with a career-best points finish of second in 2010 … Started seventh and won last week at Atlanta Motor Speedway … Ranks seventh in Sprint Cup Series points with four wins and 13 top-10 finishes.   

 

DIRECTV Channel 796:

Kyle Busch and the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota team of Joe Gibbs Racing

Kyle Busch will make his 283rd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 16th at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway … Has four wins (May 2009 and 2010, April 2011 and 2012), one pole (May 2010) and 13 top-10 finishes in 15 career Sprint Cup starts at Richmond … The 27-year-old Las Vegas native has 24 wins and 133 top-10 finishes in 282 Sprint Cup starts … 2012 marks Busch’s eighth full year in Sprint Cup with a career-best points finish of fifth in 2007 … Won 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship … Started third and finished sixth last week at Atlanta Motor Speedway … Ranks 12th in Sprint Cup Series points with one win and 12 top-10 finishes.  

 

DIRECTV Channel 797:

Tony Stewart and the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet team of Stewart-Haas Racing

Tony Stewart will make his 490th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 28th at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway … Has three wins (September 1999, May 2001 and 2002) and 18 top-10 finishes in 27 starts at Richmond … The 41-year-old Columbus, Ind., native has won 47 races and has 277 top-10 finishes in 489 Sprint Cup starts … 2012 marks Stewart’s 14th full year in Sprint Cup and he won the points championship in 2002, 2005 and 2011 … Started on the pole and finished 22nd last week at Atlanta Motor Speedway … Ranks 10th in Sprint Cup Series points with three wins and 11 top-10 finishes.

 

DIRECTV Channel 798:

Dale Earnhardt Jr., and the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet team of Hendrick Motorsports

Dale Earnhardt Jr., will make his 461st career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 27th at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway … Has three wins (May 2000, 2004 and 2006) and 11 top-10 finishes in 26 starts at Richmond … The 37-year-old Kannapolis, N.C., native has won 19 races and has 179 top-10 finishes in 460 Sprint Cup starts … Won 1998 and 1999 NASCAR Nationwide Series championships … 2012 marks Earnhardt’s 13th full year in Sprint Cup with a career-best points finish of third in 2003… Started 35th and finished seventh last week at Atlanta Motor Speedway … Ranks second in Sprint Cup Series points with one win and 17 top-10 finishes.

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