JR Motorsports Race Preview
William Byron's Thoughts:
"I am very excited to get to Richmond this weekend. I think
our No. 9 Liberty University team is ready to get in a rhythm
of races and Richmond has always been a good track for JRM.
I am ready to get in the car and see what we can do this
• William Byron has one previous start at RIR that came
in the K&N Pro Series East in 2015. He qualified on the
pole and finished sixth after leading 25 laps.
• The Charlotte native has the current leading average
finish of 8.3 among NXS regulars this season.
• Byron has an average finish of 8.0 on tracks measuring
one mile in length or shorter so far in the 2017 season.
• Byron's primary sponsor, Liberty University, is located
in Lynchburg, Va., two hours west of RIR. Liberty is
distinguished as the largest university in Virginia, and
the largest Christian university in the world.