RICHMOND, Va. (March 10, 2021) – Richmond Raceway and Sheetz extend their multi-year partnership to include the naming rights of the track’s long-time season ticket program, RICHMOND NATION. The nation’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailer will continue as the Official Convenience Store of Richmond Raceway. The official name of the season ticket program will now be RICHMOND NATION presented by Sheetz.
“Sheetz has been serving NASCAR fans across the Mid-Atlantic for over 65 years, so we are happy to expand our partnership with this best-in-class brand,” said Richmond President Dennis Bickmeier. “Sheetz provides consumers with unique, ‘made-to-order’ experiences in their stores, so we look forward to sharing their famed service and experience to our loyal RICHMOND NATION members again this season. We encourage our fans to make a stop at one of the 90 stores in the Commonwealth to showcase our love of Sheetz.”
“We are so excited to extend our partnership with Richmond Raceway and to be involved with RICHMOND NATION,” said Sheetz Public Relations Manager Nick Ruffner. “We know that race fans are very often Sheetz fans – using our store locations for a quick fill up or bite to eat on race weekends, in Virginia and beyond.”
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains with more than 20,000 employees. The company operates over 585 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M•T•O® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
To learn more about the full Sheetz experience and to find the closest one to you, visit sheetz.com.
RICHMOND NATION presented by Sheetz is for season ticketholders who have NASCAR Cup Series tickets to both April and September race weekends. Members of RICHMOND NATION presented by Sheetz will receive special pricing on tickets, along with exclusive benefits. Upgrading is free for fans, and includes these perks:
- Preferred parking pass for both Cup Series events
- Special discounts onFanGroundspasses
- No fees for shipping and processing
- Invitations to driver appearances and events throughout race season
- Commemorative season hero card
- Official RICHMOND NATION presented by Sheetz membership card
- Exclusive gift for account holder (one gift per account)
- Special pricing for Racing Electronics scanners
- Presales forVirginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Racewayconcerts
To learn more about RICHMOND NATION presented by Sheetz, visit richmondraceway.com/richmondnation.
2021 NASCAR Season
Richmond Raceway will celebrate its 75th anniversary over the Toyota Spring Race Weekend on April 17-18. America’s Premier Short Track will host the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday, April 17 at 1:30 p.m. and Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, April 18 at 3:00 p.m.
The fall NASCAR Playoff Weekend at Richmond will include three races over two days starting with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on Friday, Sept. 10. America’s Premier Short Track will host a day-night doubleheader with the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at 2:30 p.m. and the Federated Auto Parts 400 Cup Series Playoff race on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. This will be the 30th anniversary of the fall Cup race being held under the lights at Richmond.
NASCAR tickets are available for purchase via phone at 866-455-7223 or online at richmondraceway.com. Fans can view the full NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedules and purchase tickets at nascar.com/tickets.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
About Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway is America’s Premier Short Track annually hosting two NASCAR race weekends, featuring the NASCAR Cup Series and either the NASCAR Xfinity Series or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, on the iconic ¾-mile D-shaped oval. Richmond Raceway is a regional leader for events including sports, live music and consumer trade shows. The Richmond Raceway Complex’s 1,100 plus acre multipurpose facility hosts more than 200 live events over 280 event days annually including concerts with top national recording artists at Virginia Credit Union LIVE!, the region’s only covered amphitheater. For more information, visit richmondraceway.com, richmondracewaycomplex.com, or vaculive.com.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains with more than 20,000 employees. The company operates over 585 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M•T•O® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Sheetz is committed to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture and community engagement. For more information, visit http://www.sheetz.com or follow us on Twitter (@sheetz), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/sheetz) and Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/sheetz).