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