RIR spring Sprint Cup race shifted to Sunday afternoon for 2016 - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

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RIR spring Sprint Cup race shifted to Sunday afternoon for 2016

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond International Raceway's spring Sprint Cup event will be held on a Sunday afternoon in 2016, a change from the traditional Saturday night showcase event in the past, sources close to NASCAR tell NBC12.

The Sprint Cup race will be held on Sunday, April 24, with the Xfinity series race the day prior.

The fall festivities at the Action Track will remain unchanged from years past, with the One Last Race to Make the Chase still being held under the lights on Saturday, September 10 at night.

The entire 2016 schedule will be available later Monday afternoon and posted as soon as it becomes available.

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