Brad Keselowski made his third successive win Sunday at the opening playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but a fourth straight win appears unlikely as NASCAR heads to Richmond’s brief track for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400.
Richmond is a flat, 3/4-mile track that’s most similar to New Hampshire’s and Phoenix’s flat monitors. Drivers who have had success have been contenders in Richmond.
NASCAR seen with Phoenix and New Hampshire once each sooner in the season. From the desert, Kevin Harvick took the checkers, but Kyle Busch led the most laps. Harvick also won New Hampshire, but it was Kurt Busch leading the most laps.
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Keselowski completed 15th and 32nd at Phoenix and New Hampshire this year, but he’s finished 11th or better in the last six races in Richmond. A top-10 seems likely for the No. 2 team, but you will find drivers more fit for the short-track racing on Saturday.
Recent Richmond winners
2018 spring: Kyle Busch
2017 autumn: Kyle Larson
2017 spring: Joey Logano
2016 autumn: Denny Hamlin
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