Katherine Legge to make first oval start at Richmond

Getty Images

Katherine Legge will make her first stock car start on an oval track and third overall this weekend at Richmond Raceway driving for JD Motorsports in the Xfinity Series.

The announcement came via social media.

Legge has made two previous starts in Xfinity – both on road courses.

Legge’s first start ended 10 laps early with a blown engine at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Her second was much more successful. Legge scored a top 15 (14th) at Road America after qualifying 26th.

Follow Dan Beaver on Twitter