Richmond International Raceway, known as America’s Premier Short Track, offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series, under the lights on a ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout traditionally produces exciting side-by-side racing, yet drivers reach high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what “Racing Perfection” truly is.
Richmond International Raceway’s 2013 season drops the green flag in April when the NASCAR Nationwide Series hits the track on Friday, April 26, followed by the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Saturday, April 27. Tickets for the April weekend go on sale Friday, December 7. The "One Last Race to Make The Chase" NASCAR weekend at RIR returns on September 6 and 7, 2013.