On a roll, Aric Almirola heads to Smithfield's home track in Virginia. The No. 43 driver shows consistency, eyes Chase spot.
Jeff Gordon and Hendrick's No, 24 crew hope to add another Richmond victory to their tally at the Virginia track.
Denny Hamlin will have to sit out the race in his home state of Virginia. Brian Vickers will be in the No. 11 JGR Toyota at Richmond.
Martinsville aka “the paper clip” is both challenging for the drivers and for the pit crews and while Gordon and Johnson are the favorites with Hamlin sidelined, one must remember that Martin is in the #11