Visiting | Richard's Passions
Richard Childress is a businessman, philanthropist, and conservationist, but he is best known for his accomplishments on the racetrack. As a former driver and now CEO of Richard Childress Racing Enterprises, he’s paved his own way in the world of stock car racing. With over 200 wins and 17 NASCAR championships, he’s established RCR as one of the premier race teams in all of motorsports and earned a spot in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Learn more about RCR & NASCAR Hall of Fame - Link
Off the track and away from the vines, Childress is dedicated to his mission of helping to prevent severe injuries to children through the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, founded by him and his wife, Judy, along with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in 2008.
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Childress also devotes his efforts towards wildlife conservation serving on the board of the Congressional Sportsman Foundation as well as second vice president of the National Rifle Association. His other conservationist efforts include the Boone & Crocket Club, Ducks Unlimited, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
Richard Childress Racing (RCR)
Travel to RCR for an exclusive tour of one of NASCAR’s biggest and oldest teams. You'll learn about the history of RCR while getting a first-hand look at some of the fastest cars on earth. Click here for directions and hours.
About ten minutes down the road from RCR, you'll drive through the gates into what seems to be another world and time, Childress Vineyards. Enjoy our fine wines, take a complimentary tour of our facilities and dine in the Bistro.