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Located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, the Stuart C. Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University provides quality multi-purpose indoor facilities for inter-collegiate athletics as well as providing recreational sporting activity space for the community. It also houses conference and meeting areas for a variety of events.
The Diamond is home to the Richmond Flying Squirrels. All the seating is around the infield and the roof provides respite from the elements. The stadium is easy to get to and has plenty of parking space. The Diamond is known for its imposing size and concrete architecture.
Considered by many to be the birthplace of NASCAR since Lee Petty won the first NASCAR race ever in 1953, the Richmond International Raceway is today one of the most modern speedways you will find on the NASCAR tour. It boasts a 0.75 mile (1.207 km) oval track with 14 banks/turns and equipment that makes night-time racing possible. Richmond International Raceway also hosts two Winston Cup events annually: the Pontiac Excitement 400 and the Chevrolet Monte Carlo 400.