Richmond II: Jason Leffler preview

Jason Leffler set to make 250th career NASCAR Nationwide Series * Leffler back in the seat of the No. 38 Great Clips Camry this weekend... This weekend at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), Leffler will return to the seat of the No. 38 ...

Jason Leffler set to make 250th career NASCAR Nationwide Series

* Leffler back in the seat of the No. 38 Great Clips Camry this weekend... This weekend at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), Leffler will return to the seat of the No. 38 machine. Leffler is splitting his time this season, piloting Braun Racing's No. 10 Camry (eight races) and No. 38 Camry (27 races), to compete for the 2010 driver championship.

* Leffler reaches a milestone in Richmond... This weekend, Leffler will make his 250th career NASCAR Nationwide Series start. Leffler made his series debut at O'Reilly Raceway Park in 1999. The Long Beach, Calif.-native has recorded two wins (Nashville and ORP), has accumulated 39 top-five and 89 top-10 finishes and has led for a total of 604 laps.

* Richmond International Raceway marks the third race with the Nationwide Series' "new car"... This weekend will mark the third appearance of the "new car" and its first at a short track. In preparation, the teams will participate in an all-day test session on Thursday.

Leffler on Richmond International Raceway

"Richmond is a great track that has a short-track feel but has speedway characteristics with the speeds you are carrying. There are always two grooves of racing so there's a lot of side-by-side beating and banging which is fun as a driver and exciting for the fans. It's really important to keep the fenders on the car in order to get a good finish because the cars are a little bit more aero- sensitive, even at a short-track like Richmond. I'm ready to get back to some short track racing and really excited to do it in one of the "new cars." I am a big proponent of the "new cars" and think they are a lot of fun and make for good racing."

Equipment Information

The No. 38 Great Clips team will hit the track with chassis #BR104 in this weekend's Virginia 529 College Savings 250. This chassis last saw track time at Michigan International Speedway where Leffler started fourth before suffering a fuel pump failure that relegated him to a 34th-place finish.

-source: braun racing

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
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