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Listen in on my interview with NASCAR driver Joey Gase and Lara Malbon with Donate Life Virginia

Wendell Scott was born on August 29, 1921 in Danville, Virginia. He was the only black driver to win a top NASCAR series known today as the Sprint Cup series. He won the race at the Jacksonville, Florida Speedway Park in December 1, 1963. Scott died on December 23, 1990. Scott earned four top-ten finishes in […]

Clovia “Miss Community” Lawrence stays on-the-go. This Saturday she will broadcast live on 99.3/105.7 Kiss Fm  from the grand opening ceremony of the Petersburg Public Library 201 West Washingon Street starting at 9:00 a.m. Please bring the entire family out for face painting, moon bounce, library wide scavenger hunt, recreation and more. Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at […]

Jimmie Johnson, driver of NASCAR’s famed Lowe’s 48 Sprint Cup race car needed only to finish 23rd or better to spoil Matt Kenseth’s career season, and Johnson was on cruise control most of the day at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson’s one issue of the day came when traffic stacked-up on a restart and he and Kenseth […]

African American NASCAR driver Darrell Wallace Jr. became the second black driver to win a national NASCAR competition when he took the cup at the…

It’s that time of year again as NASCAR’s haulers roll into Richmond, VA for the final Sprint Cup race before the Championship Chase, which starts next weekend at Chicago. The world’s greatest stock car racers converge on the Capital City this week for both the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series races at Richmond International Raceway, […]

The April race at Richmond International Raceway suffered a stunning blow on Tuesday when NASCAR announced that Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin, not only one of the sport’s top drivers, but a hometown favorite at RIR, will be out for at least six weeks with a fracture in his back stemming from his wreck Sunday in […]

With NASCAR coming to Richmond International Raceway in April, fans may need zoom lenses to catch the best action at the track.  Forget about those cars with the numbers circling the raceway at 120 mph, it’s the after the race showdown on pit road that has become the spectacle of America’s biggest racing circuit.  For […]

The big NASCAR haulers rolling into the city of Richmond this weekend are a symbol that it’s time to go racin’ once again in the 804. The fall races at Richmond International Raceway are nothing short of competitive excitement as it’s NASCAR’s final Sprint Cup race before the Championship Chase. That means that all of […]