The sight of a short track has taken on more of an appeal for Regan Smith, who will drive his No. 78 Furniture Row/Farm American Chevrolet in Saturday night's Capital City 400 Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
"After struggling on the mile-and-a-half tracks the past two weekends at Texas (23rd) and Kansas (24th), I am looking forward to going to a short track, especially at Richmond," said Smith. "We need to get our Furniture Row/Farm American Chevrolet rolling in the right direction."
Smith enters the ninth race of the season in a three-way tie for 20th, but is listed as 22nd in the driver point standings due to NASCAR's tiebreaker criteria of highest finishes. Before the Easter break Smith was sitting in 18th place.
"We’re grinding right now and need to find a smooth rhythm," stated Smith. "One thing about Richmond is that you can’t fall off even a little because there’s not much difference between first and ...