Richard Childress Racing–Kansas Advance

Richard Childress Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Kansas Speedway … In 68 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Kansas Speedway, Richard Childress Racing has one win, visiting victory lane in 2013 with Kevin Harvick, among five top-five and 21 top-10 finishes. The Welcome, North Carolina-based organization holds an average starting position of 19.4, an average finishing position of 15.8, has completed 17,568 of the 18,018 contested laps (97.5 percent) and has collectively led for 288 laps around the 1.5-mile race track.

RCR in the NSCS … In 2,718 Sprint Cup Series starts dating back to 1969, RCR has amassed 46 pole awards,105 wins, 474 top-five finishes and 1,026 top-10 finishes, with an average starting position of 17.7 and an average finishing position of 16.0. RCR has earned 15 total championships (six Sprint Cup Series championships with Earnhardt in 1986, ’87, ’90, ’91, ’93 and ’94, six NASCAR XFINITY Series titles, two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series titles and one ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards title) and was the first organization to win titles in NASCAR’s three national series.

The Collective RCR … Dillon clinched a spot in the Round of 12 and ranks ninth on the Chase Grid heading into the sixth race of the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup. Newman ranks 18th and Menard ranks 25th in the driver championship point standings.

Wonder what researchers think about football? … Dr. Elizabeth Davenport from UT Southwestern Medical Center shares her story from working with youth football players and their families on the iTAKL head impact study for several years Thanks to pilot and continued funding by the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, the study is monitoring how kids’ brains are affected by contact sports.