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Feb 28
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2015 NCWTS Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Race Results & Point Standings

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 on February 28, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images The defending 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion, Matt Crafton, took charge Saturday night in the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), and finished with a comfortable 8.752 second lead over Ty Dillon for the victory. Crafton, who led the most laps - 85 out 130, received his sixth series career victory and his first series victory at AMS. Following Crafton and Dillon to the drop of the checkered flag were Ben Kennedy finishing third, Daniel Suarez fourth and Tyler Reddick finished fifth. Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Johnny Sauter who brought home sixth, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Erik Jones seventh, James Buescher eighth, Timothy Peters ninth and Joe Nemechek claimed 10th-place. With his ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Hisense 250 Race Results & Point Standings

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #88 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Kevin Harvick dominated the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Hisense 250 Saturday afternoon, as he led the most laps and finishes 1.207 seconds ahead of  Joey Logano, to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). Harvick, who led 101 laps - out of 163. received ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy John's) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images Kevin Harvick showed the fastest way around Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) Saturday afternoon during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, as he ran a lap speed of 191.054 MPH. Unfortunately for ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski On the Pole for Hyundai Construction Equipment 200

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, poses with the Keystone Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images News, notes and quotes on the third day of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway Keselowski wins his second career Camping World Truck Series pole New qualifying rules led to an interesting sight at the Camping World Truck Series ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Starting Lineup

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, poses with the Keystone Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Update: NASCAR later disallowed Keselowski's time after determining that he did not get his qualifying lap started on time to be recorded. Ben Kennedy was then deemed the pole-sitter. Brad Keselowski, with a qualifying lap speed of 177.045 MPH, won the ... FULL STORY »

Doubleheader Day, Logano Wins Another Pole

Joey Logano (L), driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, poses for a photo with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert after qualifying for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Top Sprint Cup Series Drivers Have Work Cut Out For Them; News, notes and quotes on the third day of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway Race day arrives Race day has arrived at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Hisense 250 Starting Lineup

2015 NXS Driver Joey Logano (Discount Tire) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Early Saturday morning at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), Joey Logano - with a qualifying lap speed of 184.162 MPH - captured the pole for this afternoon's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Hisense 250. Logano, who also won the pole for tomorrow's NASCAR ... FULL STORY »



Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, poses with the Pole Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 27, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Joey Logano Stays Fast, Wins the NSCS Pole at Atlanta
Posted 02.27.15
13 Cars Never Turn Qualifying Laps Just a week removed from winning the Daytona 500, Joey Logano, who ran Legends and Bandolero cars at Atlanta Motor Speedway in his formative racing years, won the pole position for Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 in the Drive Sober Georgia Qualifying Day on ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Inspection Debacle Sends Michael Annett; HScott Motorsports Packing At Atlanta
Posted 02.27.15
HAMPTON, Georgia (Feb. 27, 2015) - - Michael Annett thought the hardest race he’d have to qualify to date in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career was for last Sunday’s Daytona 500. A week later, it proved to be the farthest thing from the truth. Annett and his HScott Motorsports team found ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Statement on the Passing of Thee Dixon
Posted 02.27.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2015) – "NASCAR extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Thee Dixon, a passionate team owner whose love for racing fueled his unmatched positive spirit. Dixon was one of NASCAR’s early African-American team owners, fielding teams in NASCAR’s Sportsman Series, Camping World ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick on track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the No. 4 Jimmy John's/Budweiser Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Chevrolet SS Takes Twp of Top-Three Spots in Atlanta Qualifying
Posted 02.27.15
Kevin Harvick to start second, Jamie McMurray third in Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 27, 2015) – Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick led the way Friday for Team Chevy with a second-place effort in qualifying for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2015 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 02.27.15
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  4th How was the car in qualifying? "It wasn't bad. Our car shows pretty decent speed, which is good. Interested to work on it in race trim and kind of see where we're at. I thought the test went pretty ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2015 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 02.27.15
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S/BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND HOW MUCH OF AN ADJUSTMENT DID YOU HAVE TO MAKE FROM ROUND 1 TO THE FINAL ROUND? “I just did a bad job. Obviously, In Round 1 I missed Turn 1 and in the last round, I missed Turn 1 again ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Joey Logano on track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the No. 22. Pennzoil Ford Fusion. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 02.27.15
Joey Logano's momentum from last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 victory carried over Friday evening into qualifying, as Logano - with a qualfying lap speed of 194.683 MPH - captured the pole for Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Starting second on the outside pole ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 27, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NCWTS Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.27.15
During the only NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice session for Saturday's Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), it was Brad Keselowski  posting the fastest lap speed of 178.695 MPH. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidates, Erik Jones (178.677 MPH) and Cameron Hayley (178.482 MPH) were second ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 3M Chevrolet, sits in his car area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 27, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 02.27.15
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 3M CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Atlanta Motor Speedway and discussed the new rules package, his memories of racing through his career at AMS and many other topics.  Following receiving a commemorative photo of the souvenir program art and bandolero from US Legend ...FULL STORY »


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