NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Off Weekend

Time was of the essence on Saturday as a thunderstorm was barreling toward Talladega Superspeedway in the middle of the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. The competition was fierce but as the skies opened up, it was Kaulig Racing’s Jeb Burton that was able to hold onto the lead just before the final caution came out before the race was red-flagged and ultimately called because of weather securing his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series win.

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Mike Bumgarner Named Crew Chief for JRM’s No. 1 Team

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 10, 2020) – JR Motorsports announced today that Mike Bumgarner will be the crew chief for driver Michael Annett on the No. 1 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet in 2021. The 45-year-old North Carolina native returns to the pit box after a seven-year stint as the team’s director of race operations from 2014-20. Prior to assuming that position, Bumgarner was a full-time crew chief for the team in 2013.

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Hendrick Motorsports Media Advance: Atlanta – 9 24 48 88

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY (1.5-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: HAMPTON, GEORGIA EVENT: NASCAR CUP SERIES (RACE FIVE OF 36) TUNE IN: 2 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, MARCH 15 (FOX/PRN/SIRIUSXM) ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Chase Elliott No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Driver Chase Elliott   Hometown Dawsonville, Georgia Age 24                       Resides Dawsonville, Georgia ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ 2020 Season 3rd in standings 4 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 1 top-five finish 2 top-10 finishes 186 laps led Career  153 starts 6 wins 9 pole positions 45 top-five finishes 76 top-10 finishes 2,030 laps led Track…

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Atlanta Motor Speedway

Next Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 The Place: Atlanta Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, March 15 The Time: 2 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 1 p.m. ET Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 500.5 miles (325 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 105), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 210), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 325) 2019 Race Winner: Brad Keselowski

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JR Motorsports — NXS Atlanta Preview

TRACK – Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile quad-oval) NXS RACE – EchoPark 250 (163 laps / 251.02 miles)

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