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Josh Richeson
Josh Richeson

Josh Richeson(born September 4, 1981 in Troutman, North Carolina), is a stock car driver. He has made 23 career starts in the NASCAR Busch Series series and one Craftsman Truck Series start. He is the nephew of former NEXTEL Cup driver Brett Bodine. September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Troutman is a town located in Iredell County, North Carolina. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series logo The Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... Bodine poses with his Ralphs Ford Sponsor a Driver. ...

Richeson made his Busch Series debut at Richmond International Raceway in September 2001. He drove the #06 Bodine Racing Ford Taurus into the field with a 33rd place qualifying effort, but was involved with a crash on lap 72 and finished 40th. Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is a A 3/4 mile, D shaped, asphalt race track located outside Richmond, Virginia. ... 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Events: September 4 - Google Inc. ... The Ford Taurus (from Latin bull) is a mid-size car sold by the Ford Motor Company in North America. ...

Bodine put together some sponsorship deals from Smucker's and Timberland Pro to put Richeson in the car for seven races in 2002. He ran better at Daytona, starting 25th and finishing 30th. In these seven events, his best finish was only 28th place, at Rockingham Motor Speedway. Smuckers is a popular brand in the United States, and to a lesser extent in Canada. ... Rockingham Motor Speedway is a motor racing circuit near Rockingham and Corby in Northamptonshire, England. ...

Other than driving his uncle's car, Richeson ran for other teams in 2001 and 2002. But after being released from Bodine Raccing, Richeson found only one-race deals for the next few years.

In 2002 and [[2003 in NASCAR Busch Sereis|2003, he drove eight races for the Havill-Spoerl team in car #67. However, the team struggled, and Richeson did not finish any races. His best finish was a 35th at Memphis, but he did record his career-best start of 19th at Pikes Peak International Raceway. Pikes Peak International Raceway is a one mile oval Auto Racing track located in Fountain, Colorado, just south of Colorado Springs. ...

In 2004, he twice recorded his best career finish of 27th, first at Daytona driving the #43 for Curb Agajanian Performance Group and later at Gateway in the #49 Advil Ford (for the injured Derrike Cope). He drove for Jay Robinson Racing's #28 team at Milwaukee, finishing 40th. He drove in the #97 AmericInn Chevy at New Hampshire, finishing 42nd. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis, primary dysmenorrhoea, pyrexia; and as an analgesic, especially where there is an inflammatory component. ... Although no longer a full-time driver, Cope is still well known for his win at the 1990 Daytona 500. ... Jay Robinson Racing is a racing team that competes in the NASCAR Busch Series. ...

In 2004, Richeson drove the Curb-Anajanian Craftsman Truck Series truck. Josh started the race at Darlington in 36th- the last truck in the field- but drove to a 25th-place finish. He has not driven in a major racing organization since. The 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season began on February 13 and ended on November 19. ... NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series logo The Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ...

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