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CONCORD, N.C. -- The final race before the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup has arrived, and Hendrick Motorsports has a history of success at the venue.

Check out how the organization and its drivers have fared through the years at Richmond International Raceway.

1) Hendrick Motorsports has 10 wins at Richmond International Raceway, one of 12 tracks where the organization has secured double-digit victories.

2) Tim Richmond earned the organization's first win at the track in 1986.

3) The organization's 10 Richmond wins have come thanks to five different drivers -- Terry Labonte (three), Jimmie Johnson (three), Jeff Gordon (two), Joe Nemechek and Richmond.

4) Hendrick Motorsports has amassed 102 top-10 finishes at Richmond -- one of three tracks where the organization hah accomplished that feat.

5) The organization also has 17 pole positions, 57 top-five finishes and 3,984 laps led at the track.

6) Jimmie Johnson has earned the three most recent wins for Hendrick Motorsports at Richmond, including a sweep in 2007 and another trip to Victory Lane in 2008.


7) The No. 48 team has scored four consecutive top-10 results at Richmond.

8) Jeff Gordon leads all active drivers in a number of categories at the Virginia track -- pole positions (six), average starting position (8.3), top-five finishes (18), top-10s (30), lead-lap finishes (33) and laps led (1,637).

9) Kasey Kahne's first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win came at Richmond in just his third start at the track. That year, 2005, Kahne swept the May weekend by also earning the pole award.

10) Kahne is one of four active drivers to start from the pole position and win in the same weekend at the 0.75-mile track – Johnson (2007), Kyle Busch (2010) and Brad Keselowski (2014) are the other three.

11) Chase Elliott will make his third start at Richmond this weekend. His Sprint Cup debut at the track came in one of his five points-paying starts in the No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS in 2015.