Thursday, September 6, 2012

Travel Tips: Richmond International Raceway



Richmond International Raceway will play host to the NASCAR Nationwide (Virginia 529 College Savings 250) and Sprint Cup (Federated Auto Parts 400) Series this weekend.

After the conclusion of racing this weekend, the 2012 Sprint Cup Chase will begin and our 12 contenders will gear up for battle throughout the last 10 races of the NASCAR season. Many eyes will be on the drivers who will be vying for the two wild card spots, especially Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon.

Due to the fact that the Richmond, Va., area is huge, this week’s Travel Tips will include a number of links that will allow you to visit sites of interest located throughout the local and surrounding Richmond area. 

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-Golfing:

For a list of local and surrounding Richmond area golf courses, click here.

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-Parks/Sites:

Byrd Park – Carillon & Dogwood Dell, click here.

Edgar Allan Poe Museum, click here.

Old Dominion Railroad Museum, click here.

National Battlefield Park, click here.

The James River Park System, click here.

The American Civil War Center, click here.  

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-Restaurants

For a list of restaurants throughout the local Richmond area, click here.

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-Shopping

For a list of shopping venues throughout the Richmond area, click here.

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For Richmond International Raceway Fan Guide, click here.

For race day activities, click here.

For weather updates, click here
 
Race fans, enjoy another great weekend of night racing in Richmond! 


Race Broadcast Schedule:

September 7 – NASCAR Nationwide Series: Virginia 529 College Savings 250
TV: ESPN, 7:00 p.m. ET / Radio: MRN 7:15 p.m. ET

September 8 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Federated Auto Parts 400
TV: ABC, 7:00 p.m. ET / Radio: MRN 6:30 p.m. ET



Unique Hiram is an Associate Editor/Contributing Writer/Media Rep for Skirts and Scuffs. Additionally, she is also the author of "Fast Lane Poetry," which was published April 2011. Unique can be contacted via email or through Twitter.

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