Keselowski Wins Fourth Pole of the Season at RIR

Does the poll tell all? 22 pole sitters have gone on to win the race at Richmond


Keselowski put down a lap of 126.618 mph.


We’ve heard it all season long – wins mean everything. And after two rounds of knockout qualifying, Brad Keselowski has set himself up for his fourth win of the season after taking home Farm Bureau Insurance Pole Qualifying this afternoon. Keselowski put down a lap of 126.618 mph, followed by Gordon who clocked in at 126.039 mph.

Of the 116 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races run at Richmond, 90 have been won by a driver who started within the top-10 positions. Drivers who will be among those favorable odds tomorrow night include: Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Clint Bowyer, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kyle Larson, Kurt Busch, and Carl Edwards.

The Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race waves the green flag at 7:30 p.m. this evening. In tonight’s field, we’ve got rookies on the rise, Cup regulars, and Richmond locals. If you ask us, it’s the ideal equation for a Friday night short track showdown.

Don’t have a race ticket yet? No problem! 
Click here to get your tickets, which start at just $35. Wanna bring the kids? Children 12 and younger are admitted FREE with a ticketed adult in general admission, making Friday a great family-friendly option. And you know you’re going to have so much fun Friday that you’ll want to come back for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event, the “One Last Race to Make The Chase.” It’ll be one of the most intense and heated races of the season, with drivers battling for the final spots in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Once the checkered flag flies, the field will be set for the 10-race championship grid. Tickets start at $40 and tickets for kids 12 and younger are $25 off the adult price in each section. We also offer tickets for children in the alcohol-free Family Section presented by Virginia 529 College Savings Plan. Be sure to stick around for the inaugural Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Post-Race Party on the Track!

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