Martin Truex, Jr. put on a clinic at the NASCAR Cup Series throwback race at Darlington, leading 248 of the race’s 293 laps and winning both stages to score this third win of the 2021 season and his second career win at the speedway.
As the NASCAR Cup Series closes in on the halfway point of the regular season, teams will head to one of the toughest race tracks to celebrate the sport’s history and stars of the past.
Kyle Busch won stage 1 and took the lead from Kyle Larson on a late-race restart to win Kansas Speedway’s Buschy McBusch Race 400 on Sunday, completing the weekend sweep after winning the Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday night.
NASCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials announced the details of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race on Wednesday, including a six-segment breakdown of the event.
Out of 400 .75-mile laps at Richmond, Denny Hamlin led 207 of those laps. His Teammate, Martin Truex, Jr. led 108. The leader with 20 laps to go, Joey Logano, led 49. Alex Bowman led 10. Bowman was the winner.
NASCAR’s stretch of short-track racing has now brought the Cup Series to Richmond Raceway, the only ¾-mile track on the series’ circuit.