NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Atlanta Motor Speedway

Originally called Atlanta International Raceway, the track was then a 1.5-mile paved speedway, located in Hampton Georgia. The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta was on July 31, 1960 and won by Fireball Roberts from the pole position. Over the years the track underwent several changes. It was re-measured to 1.522 miles in the spring of 1970. It was renamed Atlanta Motor Speedway in 1990. And then the track layout was reversed, and the track was re-configured to 1.54 miles between the two races in 1997.

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Georgia Peanut Commission Sponsoring Anthony Alfredo at Atlanta

For this upcoming weekend, Anthony Alfredo of Ridgefield, CT will have a new nickname thanks to the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Peanuts. Alfredo, known as “Fast Pasta”, will be sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission during Sunday’s 500-miler at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The new partnership will make Alfredo become “Fast Peanut” for the one-race partnership.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Phoenix Raceway

Under the warm, dry desert sun and amidst the cacti in the Estrella Mountains sits a gem of a facility known as Phoenix Raceway, and this weekend it sets the stage for the NASCAR Cup Series competitors to do battle on its 1-mile track for the 50th-time in series history.

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NextEra Energy 250 – Drew Dollar – No. 51 JBL Tundra Camping World Trucks Preview

Drew Dollar will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut behind the wheel of the No. 51 JBL Tundra in Friday night’s season-opening event at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway as part of an eight-race schedule with Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) in 2021. Dollar showed a knack for superspeedway racing last year in the ARCA Menards Series, winning at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway last June and delivering a third-place finish at Daytona last February.

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Drew Dollar to Compete in Eight Races in the No. 51 Tundra

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Drew Dollar will make eight starts behind the wheel of the organization’s No. 51 Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021 with Mardy Lindley as his crew chief. Dollar’s Tundra will feature primary sponsorship from Sunbelt Rentals, the premiere rental company in North America, JBL, the authority in engineering superior sound, and another sponsor to be named later.

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Welcome to the Champions Club, Chase Elliott!

After dropping to the rear of the field, you wondered if Chase Elliott had what it would take to overcome that setback and contend for the title.

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NASCAR DRIVER TO MEET FANS & HONOR LOCAL HERO AND RACE FAN

LifeLink® of Georgia and Donate Life Georgia to host NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Gase to honor organ, eye & tissue donors.   Hampton, GA (March 11, 2020) – Following his mother’s death in 2011 from a sudden brain aneurysm, NASCAR driver Joey Gase made the decision to donate her organs, eyes and tissues, which ultimately touched the lives of 66 individuals in desperate need of a transplant.  Since then, Gase has become as passionate about donation as he is about racing.  In 2015, he was awarded NASCAR’s inaugural COMCAST Community Outreach Award…

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Atlanta Ultimate Tailgating 200 News and Notes

The season-opening race in Daytona saw a driver who many probably considered to be the underdog find his way to Victory Lane as Austin Hill captured his first career NASCAR national series win.

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Monster Energy Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Stats and Notes

Often times following the Daytona 500, the series championship leaderboard includes names that may not stay there over the course of the season. But that’s not necessarily the case this year, as several familiar names had solid performances on Sunday. Check out the stats on this weekend’s Monster Energy Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 event at Atlanta…

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