Richard Childress Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Texas Motor Speedway … In 94 starts at Texas Motor Speedway dating back to 1997, RCR has recorded one win (Jeff Burton, April 2007), eight top-five and 30 top-10 finishes with drivers Burton, Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Green, Paul Menard and Ryan Newman. Prior to Texas Motor Speedway’s inaugural season in 1997, Richard Childress, a former driver in NASCAR’s top division, earned a pair of top-10 finishes at the now defunct Texas World Speedway in College Station, Texas. RCR NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams boast an average starting position of 19.6, an average finishing position of 16.6 and have completed 30,518 of the 31,468 contested laps (97 percent) with 140 laps led at the 1.5-mile Fort Worth-based racetrack.
RCR in the NSCS … In 2,727 Sprint Cup Series starts dating back to 1969, RCR has amassed 46 pole awards,105 wins, 474 top-five finishes and 1,028 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 ranks 11th in the Chase standings, while Newman ranks 18th and Menard ranks 25th in the driver championship point standings.
Does your hospital have the right tools? … The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma launched “The Right Tools” video featuring Richard Childress Racing pit crew members to highlight the need to equip all emergency medical providers with the tools to save the lives of injured children. Pit crew members performed their typical pit stop but were then given everyday car tools to do a second pit stop to show how important speed and the right tools are when every second coun