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Kevin Harvick Dominates In Atlanta For 51st NASCAR Cup Series Win

HAMPTON, Ga. – In typical dominating fashion on Sunday, Kevin Harvick won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway after leading a race high of 151 laps. Harvick is always stout at Atlanta Motor Speedway. In fact,

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AJ Allmendinger Earns First Career NASCAR Oval Victory In EchoPark 250

By Holly CainNASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, Ga. — 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

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Grant Enfinger Captures Vet Tix/Camping World 200 Win At Atlanta In Overtime

By Holly CainNASCAR Wire Service   ** Editor’s Note: The story/results reflect the disqualification of Johnny Sauter and the No. 13 ThorSport Racing Ford after post-race inspection at Atlanta Motor Speedway HAMPTON, Ga.  — Grant Enfinger muscled the lead from Austin

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Atlanta Motor Speedway To Honor Jimmie Johnson’s Legacy With Grandstand Named After 7-Time NASCAR Champ

HAMPTON, Ga. – Atlanta Motor Speedway is renaming one of its grandstands to honor the legacy of 7-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson. Starting with this weekend’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, what used to be known as the Winners Grandstand will now

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Market Days Distributing Food To Local Families Being Held At Atlanta Motor Speedway

HAMPTON, Ga.  – Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton Elementary, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank are combining their efforts to help local families in need. A mobile market will be set up at the Speedway at 11 a.m. on Friday, April

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NASCAR Postpones Atlanta And Homestead-Miami Races

HAMPTON, Ga. – NASCAR announced on Friday that this weekend’s races at Atlanta Motor Speedway and next weekend’s events at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be postponed due to the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. NASCAR Statement “NASCAR has decided to postpone

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NASCAR To Host Atlanta And Homestead-Miami Races With Empty Grandstands Due To Coronavirus Scare

On Thursday, NASCAR announced that both race weekends at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway will continue, but drivers will compete in front of empty grandstands in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. NASCAR Statement “At this

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Jimmie Johnson To Be Grand Marshal, Voices Of Service To Sing National Anthem At Atlanta Motor Speedway

HAMPTON, Ga. – Before the green flag drops on this year’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, 7-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and Voices of Service will play key roles in the pre-race festivities. Johnson – who is making his final

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New Car Intros To Highlight Teams And Their Flashy Cars During Atlanta Motor Speedway Pre-Race

HAMPTON, Ga. – During this year’s NASCAR weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway race fans will get a better look at the slick machines that will race on the high banks as they roll onto the grid for the Folds of Honor

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Atlanta Motor Speedway Ups The Ante: Fans Can Help Driver Charities By Going To Bounty Race

HAMPTON, Ga. – Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith and Atlanta Motor Speedway are upping the ante for the $100,000 bounty to beat Kyle Busch during the March 14 Georgia 200, and driver charities will bank the rewards.  NASCAR driver

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