Richmond Track Changes Name, Plans $30 Million Update

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond International Raceway is now Richmond Raceway and is due for $30 million in fan-centric redevelopment over the next 15 months.

Track President Dennis Bickmeier and International Speedway Corp. CEO Lesa France Kennedy made the announcements Tuesday.

The redeveloped infield will include a covered garage for teams to work on their cars while fans can watch up close in a fenced-off walkway, two suites for fans and an 80-person club with rooftop access near a new victory lane.

The project will begin after the September NASCAR race and conclude in time for the September race next fall.


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