Richmond Track Facts

Richmond International Raceway
(photo courtesy rir.com)

Richmond International Raceway track facts:

LENGTH:

3/4-Mile, measured 13-½ feet in from SAFER Barrier.

SHAPE:

“D”-Shaped Oval

WIDTH:

60 feet with a 10-foot apron.

BANKING:

14 degrees in turns, eight degrees at starting line on 1,290-foot front stretch, two degrees on 860-foot back stretch.

RADIUS OF TURNS:

Turns 1 and 4: 1198.68.  Turns 2 and 3: 365.00

PIT ROAD:

64-foot width with 43 concrete pit stalls, 28’ x 19’.

SEATING:

97,912 total seats, including 700 seats that are part of the TORQUE Club.  There are also 40 luxury skybox suites.

SAFER WALLS:

Added in 2003.

Even though Richmond is a 3/4 mile short track, it races like a superspeedway!  It is a highly demanding, high speed, action filled, exciting racing facility!  It is also the last race before the beginning of  The Chase for The Cup!

So tune in, tune up, and turn on the races Friday and Saturday night at Richmond!

TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!

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