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LONG POND, PA – Former East Bladen and Appalachian State football star Kevin Richardson was a member of Chris Buescher’s winning team Monday at the Pennsylvania 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.

Richardson who has made a name for himself as a tire carrier and pit crew member was in the crew for Buescher as the rookie came from an 11th row starting slot to win the fog-shortened race Monday.

Buescher was in first place when the caution flag came out on Lap 132 and the race was halted after 138 laps – 22 laps short of the scheduled 160.