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Richard Childress Racing to hit 1 million laps Friday at Bristol

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Richard Childress Racing will reach a significant milestone in Friday night’s Food City 300 Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Unless there are weather-related issues, when the race reaches Lap 272, RCR will have completed it’s one millionth collective lap in all three of NASCAR’s major touring series.

According to a team media release:

“There have been 64 different drivers who have completed laps for RCR on the NASCAR circuit throughout the organization’s 46-year history, including owner Richard Childress.

“Kevin Harvick holds the most completed laps (173,383) with the organization, which he achieved through all three major touring series.”

RCR is only the third organization in NASCAR history to reach the one million lap milestone.

“Finishing one million laps is hard to believe,” said team CEO and chairman Richard Childress. “There have been a lot of good times, great wins and special memories through those million laps.

“This is a testament to how hard RCR and ECR Engines have worked to remain competitive through the years. I want to thank everyone who has been a part of this milestone. We could not have done this without your help.”

Here’s a breakdown of which drivers have completed the most laps for RCR:

Former drivers for the team:

Kevin Harvick: 173,383
Dale Earnhardt: 163,750
Jeff Burton: 108,273
Richard Childress 49,663

Current drivers for the team:

Paul Menard: 50,861
Austin Dillon: 40,155
Ty Dillon: 18,436
Brendan Gaughan: 17,318
Ryan Newman: 16,505
Brian Scott: 15,298
Brandon Jones: 594

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