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Articles tagged ‘Atlanta Motor Speedway’

Sep 04
Tuesday

Granny Grump: Atlanta, WYG, Ricky Jr, Denny Boy And Other Stuff

Granny Grump Hello loyal readers and other folks. Hope your Atlanta race/Labor Day weekend is and was a good one. Duck and I enjoyed the racin' for the most part, but today we still have chores to do. We were invited over to Bertha and Bernie Ball's place for a cook out but I think we're gonna pass on that and just stay home. I just don't trust a lot of folk's cookin' around here. I'm probably bein' a bit too careful but like I most, but not always say, too much is better than not enough. Course that doesn't apply to all situations but ya just have to use your head and apply it where it fits. Know what I mean? ... FULL STORY »

Bayne Carries Good Sam/Camping World Colors to 16th-Place Finish At Atlanta

No 21 Good Sam/Camping World Ford Fusion Pit Stop There were a bunch of happy campers in the Wood Brothers pit area after Trevor Bayne drove the No. 21 Good Sam/Camping World Ford Fusion to a 16th-place finish in Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Bayne, racing in a ... FULL STORY »

Logano “Toughs Out” an 18th-Place Finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR Post-Race Highlights: · Joey Logano qualified ninth for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It was a career-best qualifying effort for Logano at the 1.5-mile facility. · When Logano woke up Saturday morning, the 22-year-old found himself extremely ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Post-Race Report

RCR Post Race Report -- NSCS AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway September 2, 2012 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished fifth (Kevin Harvick), 8th (Paul Menard) and 12th (Jeff Burton). Harvick ranks ... FULL STORY »

Misfortune Gets the Better of Newman in Atlanta

Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Army Medicine Chevrolet, drives as his car is engulfed in flames during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 2, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images for NASCAR) Late Accident Sidelines U.S. Army Medicine Driver, But Chase Hopes Still Alive Date: Sept. 2, 2012 Event: AdvoCare 500 (Round 25 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54 mile oval) Start/Finish: 17th/35th (Accident, completed 268 of 327 laps in a ... FULL STORY »

Off Night for Stewart in Atlanta

Tony Stewart signs autographs for the fans - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR Office Depot/Mobil 1 Driver Finishes Uncharacteristic 22nd after Starting from Pole Date: Sept. 2, 2012 Event: AdvoCare 500 (Round 25 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) Start/Finish: 1st/22nd (Running, completed 326 of 327 laps in a green-white-checkered finish) Point ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Comes Close to Elusive Chase-Qualifying Win Once Again

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 Sport Clips Toyota, races ahead of Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Rheem Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 2, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR) Stewart and Harvick Lock Up Chase Spots  HAMPTON, GA – September 2, 2012 – Team Chevy driver Jeff Gordon gave it all he had for the victory in Sunday night’s Advocare 500, but second-guessed a last lap move that possibly could have ... FULL STORY »



Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, waves to the fans - Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images
Patrick’s Learning Curve Continues
Posted 09.03.12
GoDaddy.com Driver Finishes 29th at Atlanta Motor Speedway Date: Sept. 2, 2012 Event: AdvoCare 500 (Round 25 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) Start/Finish: 23rd/29th (Running, completed 321 of 327 laps in a green-white-checkered finish) Winner: Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Danica Patrick’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series education ...FULL STORY »
Regan Smith, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Regan Smith Finishes 14th After Seeing Top-10 Slip Away
Posted 09.03.12
ATLANTA (Sept. 2, 2012) -- Regan Smith was cruising in the top-10, but a late caution that sent the race into overtime didn't bode well for the Furniture Row Racing driver, who slipped to a 14th-place finish in Sunday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. After starting 27th ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Race Recaps
Posted 09.03.12
Camry driver Denny Hamlin earned his fourth victory of the season in Sunday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at the 1.54-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway and clinched his position in the 'Chase for the Sprint Cup,' which will begin at Chicagoland Speedway in two weeks. Hamlin led the field seven ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 Sport Clips Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after he won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 2, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Denny Hamlin Wins AdvoCare 500 Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 09.03.12
HAMPTON, Ga. (Sept. 2, 2012) – Denny Hamlin held off a charging Jeff Gordon on the final corner to win the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “This is one I wanted real bad,” Hamlin said. “Pit crew. Pit crew won me the race. And ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Race Recaps
Posted 09.03.12
RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 39 U.S. ARMY MEDICINE CHEVROLET – Sidelined in multi-car accident on lap 269 “I think the 48 just ran out of room and it was unfortunate.  We have one chore to do with the U.S. Army team and that is to go into Richmond and win.  We have done ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Race Recaps
Posted 09.03.12
Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger R/T) Finished Third YOU HAD A VALIANT EFFORT BUT CAME UP SHORT TONIGHT.  “Yeah we did have a great day.  Didn’t qualify very well and after practicing didn’t think we were going be well but once again the 2 crew stepped up and ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Race Recaps
Posted 09.03.12
CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion – “This is not the interview I wanted to do after the race. Our Subway Fusion was pretty good. I was having a lot of fun driving. I love this race track, but it looks like a piston or something. It started ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 Sport Clips Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 2, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)
2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Race Results
Posted 09.03.12
For the second consecutive weekend Denny Hamlin finds himself in victory lane, as he holds off Jeff Gordon (by 0.378 seconds) after a two-lap dash to the finish to win Sunday night's 2012 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hamlin, who led the most laps - 105 out of 327, ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #6 Cargill Beef Ford, celebrates with his crew in victory lane after he won the NASCAR Nationwide Series NRA American Warrior 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 1, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Wins NRA American Warrior 300 Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 09.02.12
HAMPTON, Ga. (Sept. 1, 2012) – After 195 laps, eight caution flags, and six different leaders,  it all came down to … a water bottle? Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the NRA American Warrior 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway by battling past the night’s dominant driver, Kevin ...FULL STORY »


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