Originally written on Race Review Online  |  Last updated 9/28/14

TALLADEGA, AL - NOVEMBER 01: Team owner Richard Childress speaks to the media prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on November 1, 2009 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

 

The Season So Far ...

Through the 18 races contested this season, RCR has acquired four wins in the Nationwide Series, with Elliott Sadler at Phoenix International Raceway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway and Austin Dillon at Kentucky Speedway.

RCR has earned seven pole awards in 2012, with Sadler at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway and Iowa Speedway, Paul Menard at Texas Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick at Richmond International Raceway and Austin Dillon at Michigan International Speedway and Kentucky Speedway. The organization has 25 top-five and 43 top-10 finishes and has led 956 laps in 2012.
 
RCR in the NNS ...

In 820 Nationwide Series starts over the course of the last 15 years, Richard Childress Racing has earned 60 wins, 275 top-five finishes, 454 top-10 finishes and 39 pole awards, with an average starting position of 12.4 and an average finishing position of 12.7 among all races contested.

RCR earned the Nationwide Series driver points championships in 2001 and 2006 with Harvick and in 2008 with Clint Bowyer. The Welcome, N.C.-based team earned the owner's title in 2003 with Johnny Sauter and Harvick and again in 2007 with Jeff Burton and Scott Wimmer.  

To the Point ...

RCR's two full-time Nationwide Series entries rank first (Sadler) and second (Dillon) in the Nationwide Series driver championship point standings heading into the Indy 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The No. 2 team sits second in the owner point standings while the No. 3 team ranks third. The No. 33 team sits sixth in the owner championship point standings.  

Social Media ...

To keep up-to-date with the latest news and information and to view exclusive content, visit RCR's Twitter page - @RCRracing, RCR's NASCAR Nationwide Series team Twitter pages - @RCR2ESadler, @RCR3ADillon, @RCR33NNS and @RCR3TDillon, RCR's Nationwide Series driver Twitter pages - @Elliott_Sadler, @AustinDillon3 and @tydillon, the official Facebook fan pages - facebook.com/RCRracing, facebook.com/ElliottSadlerOfficial, facebook.com/adillon3, facebook.com/PaulMenard27 and facebook.com/TyDillonMotorsports.

Live on ESPN ...

Flag-to-flag coverage of the Indy 250 is scheduled to be televised on ESPN beginning at 4 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, July 28 and broadcast live on the IMS Radio Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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