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Aug 26
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Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Denny Hamlin / No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Preview Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota News and Notes: HAMLIN RETURNS TO ‘HOT’LANTA: Denny Hamlin will make his 15th-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway when he climbs behind the wheel of the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry. In his previous 14 starts at the 1.54-mile track, he has earned one win (2012), two top-five finishes, five top-10 finishes, has an average start of 12.7 and an average finish of 17.8. Hamlin has led 314 laps and completed 93.8 percent of attempted laps (4,292 of 4,577 laps). JGR AT ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has a total of 84 starts at Atlanta Motor ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart to return to racing at Atlanta
By NASCAR Wire Service

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobi1/Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Stewart-Haas Racing today announced that Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend, participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart returns to the race track for the first time since the fatal sprint car accident at Canandaigua (New York) Motorsports Park on Aug. 9 involving Kevin Ward Jr. He had previously sat out the NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Watkins Glen International, Michigan International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway. Regan Smith (Watkins Glen) and Jeff Burton (Michigan and Bristol) piloted the No. 14 Chevrolet in Stewart's absence. Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer, issued the following statement regarding Stewart’s return to NASCAR, “Tony Stewart has received all necessary clearances required to ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Home Depot Husky/Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway  No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 25 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr on track in the No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Oral-B USA 500 Advance Team: No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 914 - last raced at Dover– finished 41st. Backup Chassis: RK- 877 – last ran at Loudon – finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Atlanta ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose and STANLEY Racing Team Have One Mindset

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Leaving It All on the Table Next Two Weekends With two races remaining before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship begins, Marcos Ambrose and the STANLEY Racing team are focused on nothing but winning. Their next opportunity comes this ... FULL STORY »

Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope Chicago Test Translates to Speed at Atlanta

2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion Eckrich Team Looks for Momentum Leading into The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team hope that a two-day test at Chicago will translate to speed this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. As the team ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Subway) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards – ATLANTA ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-880 Backup Chassis RK-904 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES Bristol Recap o   Edwards qualified third in his Ford Fusion for the second week in a row. While fighting a very tight condition through nine cautions, ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

Brian Vickers - Michael Waltrip Racing CORNELIUS, N.C. — This is an important weekend for No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver knows he has to win Sunday night’s 500-mile race at Atlanta Motor Speedway or the Sept. 6 race at Richmond ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Working Toward More Atlanta Success
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Kyle Busch returns this weekend to the place where it all began in 2008 and also continued one year ago – Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), headed to Atlanta for the fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Lucas Lambert in the garage area - Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Atlanta Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 441 in Sunday night's 500-mile event in Hampton, Ga. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Kentucky Speedway (Start: 7th / Finish: 3rd) and Dover International Speedway (Start: 14th / ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Paul Menard on track in the No. 27 Duracell/Menards Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Duracell/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Duracell/Menards Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 454 during the 325-lap event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS was utilized earlier this year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Charlotte ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon posing with the No. 3 Chevrolet, which will be making its first appearance at Talladega Superspeedway since Dale Earnhardt Sr. took it to Victory Lane in 2000.
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 465 in the Oral-B USA 500. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to a 16th-place finish at Kentucky Speedway in June, a 16th-place finish at Charlotte ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event: Oral-B USA 500 Date:  Sunday, August 31, 2014 Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Atlanta Motor Speedway ... In 130 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing has earned nine wins and three pole ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Ty Dillon - Photo Credit; Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ty Dillon 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
Ty Dillon No. 33 Realtree/RheemChevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's No. 33 Realtree/Rheem Chevrolet SS at Atlanta Motor Speedway ... Ty Dillon will pilot chassis No. 460 Sunday night in the Oral-B USA 500 for Circle Sport Racing. This was last raced earlier this season by Brian Scott at Auto Club Speedway. Dillon in the NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth's Race Against Bullying
Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying Children’s Book Debuts In Dollar General Stores on National Youth Literacy Day
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
NASCAR Star Creates Education-Based Children’s Book Series HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Today on National Youth Literacy Day, Matt Kenseth debuted Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying, his first children’s book aimed at educating and empowering children to make good choices if faced with bullying situations.  Kenseth, a two-time Daytona 500 Champion ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver David Ragan (FarmRich)
Ragan and Farm Rich Partner in Their Home State
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
Fans Can Meet Driver of No. 34 Ford at Four Kroger Events STATESVILLE, AUGUST 26, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Farm Rich Ford, comments on racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway: "Atlanta is always a busy week for us. I enjoy going back home and seeing the family. And ...FULL STORY »


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