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Aug 29
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2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Sun Energy 1 Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images It was Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 177.738mph, showing the fastest way around Atlanta Motor Speedway during Friday's final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Great Clips 300 practice session. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Ty Dillon, was second fastest with a lap speed of 176.201mph, and he was followed by Joey Logano (176.173mph) who was third, and ROTY contenders Chase Elliott (175.755) and Chris Buescher (175.171) were fourth and fith fastest respectively. Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Kyle Larson (175.133mph) who was sixth, Regan Smith (174.554) seventh, David Ragan (174.504) eighth, Kyle Busch (174.455) ninth and Elliott Sadler (174.449) was tenth fastest. The teams return on Saturday at 4:10 p.m. (ET) for ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Great Clips 300 First Practice Session Speeds

NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Chris Buescher - with a lap speed of 177.880mph - posted the fastest lap during the first practice session Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway for Saturday night's Great Clips 300. Matt Kenseth, ... FULL STORY »

It’s Back! #RIRselfie Returns for September 5 & 6 NASCAR Weekend at RIR

Richmond International Raceway Logo Whether you were at Richmond International Raceway’s April 25 & 26 NASCAR race weekend, or just happened to be checking your Twitter feed, there’s a good chance you heard about #RIRselfie. And it’s back in action for the upcoming September 5 & 6 race weekend at ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Track Safety Training Ranked in Top 5 of 2014 Learning! 100

2014 Learning! 100 Award Online Track Safety Training Recognized as a Leader in Industry Best Practices DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 28, 2014) – The NASCAR Training and Development team received honors from the Learning! 100 Awards, ranking fourth for innovations in their Track Safety Training ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt To Make Atlanta Debut

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. – Atlanta Motor Speedway is one of the fastest tracks on the Nationwide Series schedule. Greg Biffle owns the Nationwide qualifying record – a very brisk 192.300 miles per hour – at AMS. Jeffrey Earnhardt, running the full Nationwide ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Eyeing Top-10 At Atlanta Motor Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill (Hillman Racing) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. – With 10 races remaining in the Nationwide Series season, Landon Cassill continues his quest to break into the top 10 in the point standings. Entering Saturday’s Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Cassill is 11th in points, ... FULL STORY »

Carlos Contreras Back In The Saddle With Rick Ware Racing At Atlanta

Carlos Contreras HAMPTON, Georgia (August 28, 2014) - - Carlos Contreras, the first NASCAR Hispanic-born driver rejoins Rick Ware Racing (RWR) for Saturday night’s Great Clips 300 at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway. Contreras returns to Rick Ware Racing for the eighth time ... FULL STORY »



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Statement from Harry Scott Jr. Regarding Turner Scott Motorsports
Posted 08.28.14
"Turner Scott Motorsports remains in operation and will compete in this weekend's NASCAR events. TSM's NASCAR Nationwide Series race teams represented by the No. 42 driven by Kyle Larson and the No. 31 driven by Dylan Kwasniewski will complete this weekend as scheduled at Atlanta Motor Speedway. "The No. 31 ...FULL STORY »
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Chase Elliott, NAPA Bring Points Lead To Home Track Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 08.28.14
DRIVER: Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro RACE: Great Clips 300 (195 laps / 300.3 miles) TRACK: Atlanta Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2014) – In a rookie season full of firsts, Chase Elliott finally gets a weekend of familiarity. The NASCAR Nationwide ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Regan Smith (TaxSlayer.com) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Regan Smith 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview
Posted 08.28.14
DRIVER: Regan Smith / No. 7 TaxSlayer Bowl Chevrolet Camaro RACE: Great Clips 300 (195 laps / 300.3 miles) TRACK: Atlanta Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 Quotes | Regan Smith: “No doubt about it, 300 miles at Atlanta can be a handful. It’s a challenge and it’s one that I’m looking ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Rober Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview
Posted 08.28.14
DRIVER: Kevin Harvick / No. 5 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet RACE: Great Clips 300 (195 laps / 300.3 miles) TRACK: Atlanta Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 Quotes | Kevin Harvick: “Atlanta is always one of my favorite places to race. I’ve been fortunate to have had a lot of success there throughout ...FULL STORY »
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Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview
Posted 08.28.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Preview Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Camry News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Oral-B 500, Kenseth will also pilot the No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Camry in Saturday’s Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Saturday’s ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Atlanta/Mosport NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 08.27.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 25 -- Oral-B USA 500NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 24 – Great Clips 300Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) – Hampton, Ga.Fast Facts for August 29-31, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 12 sets for ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Blake Koch (SupportMilitary.org) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Blake Koch 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview
Posted 08.27.14
Blake Koch is Back in the No. 44 Camry: Blake Koch is back behind the wheel of the No. 44 Camry this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Koch has three previous starts at the 1.54-mile quad-oval speedway and has an average starting position of 27.0 with an average finishing ...FULL STORY »
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Kyle Larson Bolsters RIR’s 3-Wide Fan Hospitality
Posted 08.27.14
2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year Added to Lineup At age 22, Kyle Larson already has a distinguished racing career. 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year and Champion? Check. 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year? Check. 2014 TOYOTA OWNERS 400 pole sitter at Richmond ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Aug. 25 – 31, 2014
Posted 08.27.14
TWO TO GO:  Only two races remain before this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins.  This year’s new Chase format gives victories more value and almost guarantees a driver’s berth into the championship playoff.  Camry drivers Kyle Busch (California) and Denny Hamlin (Talladega) have each won this season and locked up their ...FULL STORY »


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