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NASCAR Noise with Barry Richmond

1988 was the year and October marks the month when my friend invited me to go to my first NASCAR race at Rockingham.  From that point on I was too cheap to buy race tickets.  Within a year I was covering NASCAR for the Nestle- Danville newsletter.  At the time we had drivers Chuck Bown and Jeff Gordon in the Busch Grand National Series. 

Later I did photography for Winston Cup Scene and Speedway Scene magazines.  At the same time I was working for WBTM and we started the show NASCAR Profile.  We decided the show would work better on WAKG and renamed the show NASCAR Noise.

Be listening Saturdays at 11:07am, 12:07pm and 1:07pm, I'll give you the "insider information" you want to know about track conditions, driver's abilities at particular speedways, how weather affects the race and more! Plus, I mix in interviews with some of NASCAR's best drivers.


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2017 Schedule
2/18/2017 Advance Auto Parts Clash
Daytona Int'l Speedway
MRN, 7 p.m. (ET) FS1 Tickets
2/23/2017 Can-Am Duel at Daytona
Daytona Int'l Speedway
MRN, 6 p.m. (ET) FS1 Tickets
2/26/2017 Daytona 500
Daytona Int'l Speedway
MRN, 1 p.m. (ET) FOX Tickets
3/5/2017 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
Atlanta Motor Speedway
PRN, 1:30 p.m. FOX
3/12/2017 Kobalt 400
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
PRN, 2:30 p/m/ FOX
3/19/2017 Camping World 500
Phoenix Raceway
MRN, 2:30 p.m. (ET) FOX Tickets
3/26/2017 Auto Club 400
Auto Club Speedway
MRN, 2:30 p.m. (ET) FOX Tickets
4/2/2017 STP 500
Martinsville Speedway
MRN, 1 p.m. (ET) FS1 Tickets
4/9/2017 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500
Texas Motor Speedway
PRN, 12 p.m. FOX
4/23/2017 Food City 500
Bristol Motor Speedway
PRN, 1 p.m. FOX
4/30/2017 Toyota Owners 400
Richmond Int'l Raceway
MRN, 1 p.m. (ET) FOX Tickets
5/7/2017 GEICO 500
Talladega Superspeedway
MRN, 1 p.m. (ET) FOX Tickets
5/13/2017 Go Bowling 400
Kansas Speedway
MRN, 6:30 p.m. (ET) FS1 Tickets
5/20/2017 NASCAR All-Star Race
Charlotte Motor Speedway
MRN, 5 p.m. (ET) FS1
5/28/2017 Coca-Cola 600
Charlotte Motor Speedway
PRN, 5 p.m. FOX
6/4/2017 AAA 400 Drive For Autism
Dover Int'l Speedway
MRN, 12 p.m. (ET) FS1
6/11/2017 Pocono 400
Pocono Raceway
MRN, 2 p.m. (ET) FS1
6/18/2017 FireKeepers Casino 400
Michigan Int'l Speedway
MRN, 2 p.m. (ET) FS1
6/25/2017 Toyota/Save Mart 350
Sonoma Raceway
PRN, 2 p.m. FS1  
Barry Richmond talks with Felix Sabates and Aric Almirola about Cuban life and their NASCAR ventures.
     
Martinsville Speedway has installed lights.  To celebrate, the track opened up for fans to drive a lap under the lights, Thursday, February 2nd.  Host of NASCAR Noise, Barry Richmond, attended the festivities.
Barry Richmond, host of NASCAR Noise, is at the 2017 NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, NC: sponsored by Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Barry Richmond talks with Scott Cooper, Vice President of Communication at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlotte Motor Speedway is the "sister track" of Atlanta Motor Speedway.
     
Barry Richmond got the chance to meet Lee Greenwood before his special performance saluting the troops before the Coca Cola 600 in Charlotte, Sunday, May 29th, 2016.
It's hard to believe that Jeff Gordon is wrapping up his NASCAR career. Barry had the chance to interview Jeff in 1992.
     
Host of the award-winning "NASCAR Noise," Barry Richmond, attended Media Day at Martinsville Speedway, Tuesday, October 20th.

 
Kevin Harvick was honored at the White House Tuesday, April 21st.  Barry Richmond was honored to be an audience member during this special event.
Barry Richmond attends press conferences and open forums before the 2015 NASCAR season kicks off!
Barry went to Charlotte to experience Acceleration Weekend before the 2013 NASCAR season kicked off!
Check out Barry's pictures of his "behind the scenes" work and who he gets the chance to interview.
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