If home-state advantage can add a little extra luck, then Morgan-McClure looks forward to the Pontiac Excitement 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The Abingdon, Va.-based team needs an added shot of confidence heading into Saturday...
If home-state advantage can add a little extra luck, then Morgan-McClure looks forward to the Pontiac Excitement 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The Abingdon, Va.-based team needs an added shot of confidence heading into Saturday night's race. Kevin Lepage, who will be doing double-duty this weekend, hopes to add a little excitement of his own to the electric atmosphere surrounding the three-quarter mile, d-shaped racing arena. Lepage grew up in Vermont racing night races on short tracks.
Kevin Lepage, driver of the No. 4 Kodak MAX Film Monte Carlo, quotes "The entire Morgan-McClure team is looking forward to Richmond. People say that a racer's best healing comes at the racetrack. This team needs to move forward from last weekend. We do not want to dwell on it. We do want to learn from it. I think everyone on the team has kicked it up a few notches. The best medicine for everyone's pain is to perform well at Richmond. "Richmond is an exciting little track. Night racing adds some spice. I grew up racing on short tracks at night, so this is something I am accustomed to doing. With this being the first night race of the season, we hope to gain some steam. Our next races on the schedule will be the Winston Open and the Coca-Cola 600, which will be evening races as well. "After meeting with Larry McClure (owner of the No. 4 Monte Carlo), we realized that the race program for the team is up to par. However, we have to make some changes with the qualifying packages. The race engines transform the Kodak Chevy into little hot rods. We will work together and get it straight. It is not far off."