Richmond announces race purse

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ANNOUNCES PURSE FIGURES FOR THE USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RACE SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH RICHMOND, VA - Richmond International Raceway has announced prize monies to be awarded for the Silver Crown ...

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ANNOUNCES PURSE FIGURES FOR THE USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RACE SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH

RICHMOND, VA - Richmond International Raceway has announced prize monies to be awarded for the Silver Crown portion of RIR's USAC Championship Twins on June 17th at 8:00 PM under the lights. $75,000 in purse and contigency monies is up for grabs as RIR features the Silver Crown Championship series cars in a 100-mile (134 lap) battle for the checkered flag.

Guaranteed to be the fastest racing action seen at RIR, the victor of the Silver Crown race will receive the lion's share of the purse amounting to $15,000!

The top 24 Silver Crown qualifiers will move directly into the feature for RIR's USAC CHAMPIONSHIP TWINS, while the remainder of the field will run a 20-lap Last Chance race. The top six finishers in the Last Chance Race will advance to the feature and a chance to bring home the big money!

The likes of Jimmy Sills, Mike Bliss, Jim Keeker, Tony Stewart, Kenny Irwin Jr., and Bentley Warren will be pulling out all stops to claim that fat paycheck and bragging rights as winner of the inaugural running of the Silver Crown Championship cars in Richmond.

Competition between these methanol breathing monsters has always been fierce and Richmond will be no exception to the rule as a full field is expected to take the green, Silver Crown ace, Jim Keeker said it best, "Watch us burn a third groove in this place!"

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Tony Stewart , Mike Bliss , Bentley Warren , Jimmy Sills