Matt DiBenedetto is going strong at the moment with GO FAS Racing after finishing 21st at Bristol despite going three laps down.
Now, he’s aiming to perform as consistent as possible within the Top 20 on a regular basis starting this Saturday at Richmond Raceway.
Matt DiBenedetto’s Richmond Raceway Cup Record
Throughout his Cup Series career, he made six appearances at Richmond Raceway.
DiBenedetto finished 37th on his debut back in April 2015 in the No.83 Toyota Camry for BK Racing.
He later finished one place higher in P36 during the regular-season finale during September that year.
In April 2016, DiBenedetto posted his second-best finish in 30th before he suffered his first wreck during the fall race.
During last year’s Toyota Owners’ 400, DiBenedetto posted his highest finish at Richmond Raceway in P28 since joining GO FAS Racing.
It’s also the first time that he completed all 400 laps during the Spring race.
The last time he visited Richmond is seven months ago where he started 25th & finished in P28.
- Six Starts
- 2335 of 2441 laps completed, 96.8%
- Average Start: 31.3 & Finish: 33.2
- DNF: One, Crash (September 2016).
Additional Richmond Starts
He made four more starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at this track.
Three of the last four occasions he competed is a DNF against his name.
There are no wrecks involved.
However, they’re all mechanical issues he suffered in a XFINITY car at Richmond.
- Brakes (September 2013)
- Mechanical (April 2014)
- Vibration (September 2016)
The only time he ever crossed a finish line is 26th back in September 2014 when he drove the No.40 Chevrolet Camaro for The Motorsports Group.
- Four Events
- 312 of 1000 laps completed, 31.2%
- Average Start: 28.2 & Finish: 35
- DNF: Three
Don’t forget that he made one start at Richmond in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Division.
He started and finished in the same position within P10 in the No.15 Toyota Camry for Laerte Zatta.
Matt DiBenedetto’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Season
- Eight Races
- 2602 of 2645 laps completed, 98.4%
- Four Top 25 finishes, 22nd (Las Vegas), 25th (Phoenix), 16th (Texas) and 21st (Bristol).
- Average Start: 28.5 & Finish: 25.6
- DNF: One, Crash (Daytona 500).
- He currently sits 31st in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers’ Standings with 91 points.
It’s great to see Matt DiBenedetto pick up points and finish off with a reliable race car from a single car team.
He demonstrated well on the race track when he finished 16th (Texas) and 21st (Bristol) in the last two events.
As long as he doesn’t get involved in any sorts of problems into this Saturday, then there’s more than a chance that Matt DiBenedetto will break inside the Top 10 over the next few races.
It’s all about supporting Matt, his crew chief Randy Cox, spotter David Pepper and the GO FAS Racing Crew.
Also, a big boost for Matt & his squad is that Superior Logistics Services will be the primary sponsor of the No.32 Ford Fusion this Saturday.
With the significant sponsorship they’ve got now, let’s hope that many businesses will know that DiBenedetto’s talents are still in-demand to add up his full-season at Cup level.
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