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  • • Martin Truex Jr. reveals Darlington throwback for Bass Pro Shops
    Martin Truex Jr. revealed a Darlington throwback paint scheme Wednesday that harkens back to Hank Parker Jr. and Bass Pro Shops' first full primary sponsorship. Parker ran the scheme for Chance2 Motorsports at the NASCAR Xfinity Series race in 2003 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. RELATED: Darlington throwback paint schemes Truex, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing […]...2020
  • • Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500
    Yeehaw! NASCAR Cup Series teams have saddled up their horses and are headed to the Lonestar State. It’s time to set your NASCAR DraftKings lineups for Sunday’s (July 17) O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Texas is another 1.5-mile track that was repaved in 2017 and is shaped like Atlanta Motor Speedway and … The post Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: O...2020
  • • Brandyn Gritton, Nick Walker Win eNASCAR Heat Pro League at Virtual Atlanta Motor Speedway
    It was a wild finish to the second segment of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League Thursday (June 25). In the end, Brandyn Gritton and Nick Walker claimed the victories at virtual Atlanta Motor Speedway. Additionally, Gritton and Daniel Buttafuoco locked themselves into the championship. PlayStation 4 Gritton won the PlayStation 4 race after a fierce … The post Brandyn Gritton, Nick Walker Win eNASCA...2020
  • • Segment 2 winners crowned in eNASCAR Heat Pro League at Atlanta
    The eNASCAR Heat Pro League races into virtual Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Segment 2 finale....2020
  • • Enfinger looks to extend monopoly among Gander Truck Series regulars
    Five races into the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, Grant Enfinger is the only series regular to have visited Victory Lane. Enfinger took the checkered flag in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway and earned his second victory June 6 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Full-time NASCAR Cup Series drivers won the […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Announces A Thunderous New Venue For The 2020 All-Star Race
    NASCAR has announced that the 2020 All-Star Race will be held at Bristol Motor Speedway instead of Charlotte Motor Speedway. This is will be on the second time that the All-Star Race will be held outside the home of NASCAR; in 1986, NASCAR ran the event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The All-Star Race will be … The post NASCAR Announces A Thunderous New Venue For The 2020 All-Star Race appeared ...2020
  • • 30,000 NASCAR fans will be permitted to attend All-Star Race
    The 35 previous All-Star Races have all been run at 1.5 mile intermediate tracks with Charlotte Motor Speedway hosting 34 and Atlanta Motor Speedway hosting the event once in 1986.July will mark the first time the exhibition race is being held at a short track. Read Also:The NASCAR All-Star Race is moving to Bristol for 2020On Sunday, NASCAR opened up the ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Austin Hill Is Pole Sitter for Homestead Truck Race
    After his runner-up finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Austin Hill has been selected as the pole sitter for the 2020 Baptist Health 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. NASCAR announced the starting lineup, which continues to be chosen via randomized draw based on the owners’ point standings, for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race … The post Austin Hill Is Pole Sitter for...2020
  • • NASCAR: Will Hattori Racing Enterprises three-peat at Homestead?
    Hattori Racing Enterprises have won the last two NASCAR Truck Series races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Can Austin Hill continue the team’s winning ways? In the most recent NASCAR Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Austin Hill finished in second place after losing the lead to Grant Enfinger on the final restart. He led 36 of the […] NASCAR: Will Hattori Racing Enter...2020
  • • Frontstretch Podcast: Justice Served in NASCAR
    In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff go in depth on NASCAR’s monumental week: from pre-race ceremonies at Atlanta Motor Speedway supporting the Black Lives Matter movement to Wednesday’s announcement of the Confederate flag being banned from all racetracks. The duo give their take on NASCAR’s leadership, commending Steve Phelps for makin...2020

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Atlanta Motor Speedway injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR: Let’s try this again
    NASCAR is once again set to travel to Atlanta Motor Speedway. The last time that happened, the season was suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Atlanta Motor Speedway has hosted just one NASCAR Cup Series race per season since 2011 after hosting two each year ever since it opened all the way back in […] NASCAR: Let’s try this again - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag ...2020
  • • NASCAR Xfinity Series: Where things stand upon return to racing
    Where do things stand for the NASCAR Xfinity Series concerning the standings and the playoff picture with racing slated to return? With the fifth race of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season slated to get underway on Friday, March 13 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the season was suspended indefinitely as a result of the coronavirus […] NASCAR Xfinity Series: Where things stand upon return to ra...2020
  • • NASCAR to run races at Atlanta, Homestead, without fans
    NASCAR announced on Thursday afternoon that scheduled races at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway would take place, just not with fans in attendance. The NBA, MLS, and NHL have suspended their seasons in the wake of the spread of Covid-19, Coronovirus. MLB announced on Thursday that they would halt spring training games likely pushing […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: pit road injury at Atlanta
    Anthony Pasut, the gas man on the No. 37 JTG-Daugherty Racing team of Chris Buescher, suffered multiple injuries to his right leg, including a broken fibula and torn ACL, on pit road during the Folds of Honor QukTrip 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. A date of Pasut’s return to competition is unknown. The injury occurred when the No. 47 team car of Ryan...2019
  • • No. 37 fueler recovering from multiple leg injuries after Atlanta incident
    Anthony Pasut, the fueler for the JTG Daugherty Racing No. 37 Chevrolet, is home from the hospital after suffering multiple leg injuries in a pit-road incident Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Pasut suffered a broken fibula, a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and other injuries to his right leg during Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip […] The post No. 37 fueler recovering from mul...2019
  • The Latest: Keselowski recovers from bug to race at Atlanta
    • The Latest: Keselowski recovers from bug to race at Atlanta
    The Latest: Brad Keselowski racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway after receiving treatment at track for stomach virus...2019
  • • NASCAR Truck: possible suspensions for Kyle Busch Motorsports crew may impact Stewart-Haas Racing Cup teams
    After the Active Pest Control 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, key members the pit crew that serviced the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota that was driven by team owner Kyle Busch at Atlanta face possible suspensions, because a wheel came off the truck immediately following a pit stop during a late-race caution. If NASCAR issues suspensions, thos...2018

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Atlanta Motor Speedway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • EchoPark Automotive to sponsor Atlanta XFINITY race
    Atlanta Motor Speedway today announced EchoPark Automotive (“EchoPark”) as the proud sponsor of its upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Launched in the fall of 2014, EchoPark currently has nine locations and has transformed how consumers buy pre-owned cars, offering one- to four-year-old vehicles priced 20-40 percent below new car pricing. […]...2020
  • • Up to Speed: Strat 200 Preview
    By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After two tough race weekends in a row, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series moves on to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Austin Hill is still the only driver locked into the Playoffs after Kyle Busch earned a record-breaking win at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Drivers still playing catch up, the draft, and Kyle Busch in the field once again are some of the storylines h...2019
  • • O’Donnell ‘satisfied’ with rules package debut, offers explanation of non-call
    Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer, talked shop shortly after Sunday’s checkered flag at Atlanta Motor Speedway, weighing in on the new rules package, a rescinded penalty for the team of runner-up Martin Truex Jr., and a scoring dispute caused by a caution period that disrupted a cycle of green-flag […] The post O’Donnell &...2019
  • • Fantasy Update: Last-minute lineup, props advice for Atlanta
    Stewart-Haas Racing’s Aric Almirola will start from the pole position for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (2 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) but does that merit a spot in your lineup? We’ve dissected the numbers to offer a suggested lineup worthy of your Fantasy Live consideration as […] The post Fantasy Update: Last-minute lineup, props...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Brad Keselowski sidelined in Atlanta practice
    Brad Keselowski sat out final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday after waking up with flu-like symptoms. Instead, Team Penske NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Austin Cindric drove Keselowski’s No. 2 Ford in the second of two weekend practice sessions for the Cup Series as teams prepare for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. “Austin Cindric will s...2019

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  • • Atlanta 101: TV times, key stats, revised procedures and more
    The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Hampton, Georgia, for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown halted its visit earlier this season. Atlanta Motor Speedway will play host to Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (3 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), an event originally scheduled March 15 before the postponement. As with other […]...2020
  • • Atlanta 101: TV times, Goodyear tires, key stats and more
    NASCAR Cup Series racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway this Sunday for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (2 p.m. ET on FOX/FOX Sports App, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Get up to speed on much-needed information as we explain how to watch the race, who to watch out for and much more ahead of this […...2020

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  • • Poppin' Pizza joins CMI Motorsports for Atlanta
    As the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway this Saturday, CMI Motorsports is proud to welcome POPPIN‘ PIZZA on board for the Vet Tix Camping World 200. POPPIN‘ PIZZA located in Hampton; GA is a family owned pizzeria. Pizza Chef and Owner, Matt Sutton has over 20 years‘ experience […]...2020
  • • Atlanta Motor Speedway celebrating 60th anniversary during 2020 NASCAR weekend
    The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend will not only be the setting for three days of NASCAR thrills and family entertainment — it‘ll also be a celebration of Atlanta Motor Speedway‘s 60th anniversary. Since it opened in 1960 AMS has hosted 158 races across NASCAR‘s three national tours: 112 NASCAR Cup Series races, 28 […]...2020

Top Atlanta Motor Speedway news

  • AJ Allmendinger earns first career NASCAR oval victory
    NASCAR veteran AJ Allmendinger bested a field of the sport‘s best young talents leading the final 37 laps of Saturday afternoon‘s Xfinity Series EchoPark 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Making the run more impressive, Allmendinger rallied from a 30th place starting position. Noah Gragson, last week‘s Bristol race winner, finished runner-up by 1.858-seconds but it […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Atlanta starting lineup – Chase Elliott on pole
    Chase Elliott is set to start from the pole position for the second time in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. A random draw based on groupings determined by owner points resulted in Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott landing his second pole position of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season for his […] NASCAR: Atlanta starting lineup – Chase Elliott on pole...2020
  • Kevin Harvick continues Atlanta Motor Speedway Dominance
    • Kevin Harvick continues Atlanta Motor Speedway Dominance
    Kevin Harvick has had an exceptional relationship with Atlanta Motor Speedway and the 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion showed that again Sunday afternoon winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, his third victory at the historic track. Harvick led a race high 151 of 325 laps en route to his 51st career win, prevailing in […]...2020
  • Grant Enfinger captures win at Atlanta in overtime
    • Grant Enfinger captures win at Atlanta in overtime
    Grant Enfinger muscled the lead from Austin Hill on a two-lap overtime restart to claim the victory in Saturday afternoon‘s Vet Tix Camping World 200 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It was especially heartbreaking for Hill, a Georgia native, who had been so vocal about wanting to win […]...2020
  • Kevin Harvick wins Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway
    • Kevin Harvick wins Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway
    #4-Kevin Harvick won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The win is his 2nd of the year, 3rd win at Atlanta and 51st career win. #18-Busch finished 2nd followed by #19-Truex, Jr., #12-Blaney, #11-Hamlin, #1-Busch, #48-Johnson, pole sitter #9-Elliott, #2-Keselowski, and #22-Logano. Stage 1 & 2 were […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Kevin Harvick excited to support the farmers in Atlanta
    Kevin Harvick, like Clint Bowyer, is set to run a corn-themed Busch Beer paint scheme in this Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway as a part of Busch’s initiative with Farm Rescue. Long-time Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR Cup Series sponsor Busch Beer has partnered with Farm Rescue a one-of-a-kind non-profit organization which provides […] NASCAR: Kevin Harvick e...2020
  • • NASCAR employee tests positive for COVID-19
    NASCAR’s first positive test for COVID-19 has come from an employee who was present at Atlanta Motor Speedway two weekends ago. NASCAR, like every other sport, was unable to escape the effects of the coronavirus pandemic from a scheduling standpoint, as it saw multiple races put on hold due to the growing threat of COVID-19. […] NASCAR employee tests positive for COVID-19 - Beyond the ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Will Hattori Racing Enterprises three-peat at Homestead?
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  • • NASCAR: 5 drivers benefiting most from iRacing Pro Invitational Series
    Which five drivers have benefited the most from NASCAR’s new eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series in response to the coronavirus pandemic? The coronavirus pandemic brought the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season to a screeching halt after only the first four race weekends. Initial plans were to run the following two races at Atlanta Motor Speedway […] NASCAR: 5 drivers benefiting most fro...2020
  • • NASCAR: How things stand at the unexpected coronavirus stoppage
    With the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season currently stopped as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, here is where things stand. The fifth race of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season was supposed to have taken place yesterday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But after the race’s plans were initially scrapped in favor of running the […] NASCAR: How things stand at the unexpected coronavirus stoppa...2020

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  • • Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500
    2020
  • • Austin Hill Is Pole Sitter for Homestead Truck Race
    2020
  • • Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cup Race
    Since its NASCAR Cup Series date moved away from Labor Day Weekend after the 2014 season, the variable of warmer temperatures has been less of a factor at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But, as Bubba Wallace discovered, the dangers of heat exhaustion can still rear their ugly head down in Georgia. A rescheduled event from March … The post Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cu...2020
  • • Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cup Race
    Since its NASCAR Cup Series date moved away from Labor Day Weekend after the 2014 season, the variable of warmer temperatures has been less of a factor at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But, as Bubba Wallace discovered, the dangers of heat exhaustion can still rear their ugly head down in Georgia. A rescheduled event from March … The post Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cu...2020
  • • Follow live: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
    The Cup Series motors into Georgia, where the Atlanta Motor Speedway hosts Sunday's race with Chase Elliott on the starting line....2020
  • • What channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, start time for Atlanta race
    Here's a complete guide to watching today's NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, including the TV channel and start time....2020
  • • What time does the NASCAR race start today? Schedule, TV channel for Atlanta race
    NASCAR continues its modified 2020 schedule today with a race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Here's everything to know about Sunday's race, including the start time and TV channel....2020
  • • Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 starting line, race start time and viewing info
    Chase Elliott will start on the pole for Sunday’s running of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway was pushed back months due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will now be run without race fans in the stands but that will not stop 40 cars from taking the green […]...2020
  • • AJ Allmendinger earns first career NASCAR oval victory
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  • • Chase Elliott Snags Atlanta Cup Pole
    Chase Elliott will lead the NASCAR Cup Series field to the green flag when the series visits Atlanta Motor Speedway. Elliott was named the polesitter after a randomized draw based on owners’ points set the starting lineup for the 2020 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Aric Almirola, Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer round … The post Chase Elliott Snags Atlanta Cup Pole appeared first...2020

Atlanta Motor Speedway rumors, scandals

  • • NASCAR Cup: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 2019 public enemy #1
    The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is only two races old with the Daytona 500 and Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the history books. But Ricky Stenhouse Jr. already has managed to rub multiple drivers the wrong way. Most recently, Stenhouse was on the receiving end of ire from Martin Truex Jr. After Truex finished second to Brad Keselowski at Atlanta...2019
  • • Blaming lapped cars in bad taste at Atlanta Motor Speedway race
    Brad Keselowski won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, and judging by Martin Truex Jr.’s post-race comments, he has lapped traffic, specifically Ricky Stenhouse Jr., to thank. Because, according Truex, he would’ve beaten Keselowski if it weren’t for trouble getting by Stenhouse on the final restart of the race. “Yeah, I’m a lot frustrated, you know – lapped cars,”...2019

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