Suárez Comes Home 16th at Richmond


Date: April 18th, 2021

Event: Toyota Owners 400 (Round 9 of 36)

Series: NASCAR Cup Series

Location: Richmond (Va.) Raceway (.75-mile oval)

Format: 400 laps, broken into three stages (80 laps/155 laps/165 laps)

Start/Finish: 27th / 16th (running, completed 399 of 400 laps)

Point Standing: 23rd with 160 points


  • Daniel Suárez finished 16th in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) Raceway.
  • The finish moved Suárez to 23rd in the season standings after nine races.
  • Suarez started 27th and finished 24th in Stage 1.
  • In Stage 2, a timely caution on lap 142 about 13 laps before Suárez would have made a scheduled pit stop jumped the No. 99 up to 10th.
  • Suárez kept the No. 99 Chevrolet at the front of the field finishing Stage 2 in 15th.
  • Suárez held his own in the final stage, that saw only one caution, and finished 16th.
  • The NASCAR Cup Series return to action Sunday April 25 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Fox will broadcast the race at 2 p.m. EDT.


Daniel Suárez, driver of the No. 99 Camping World Chevrolet Camaro for Trackhouse Racing:

“This is what we needed – a smooth mistake free race. Based on our speed, we deserved the finish we got today. We will keep working, making the car better and improving.”