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Tuesday August 30, 2016
  • Greg Biffle's Darlington throwback gets special 'Underbird' touch
  • Roush Fenway Racing matched every fine detail with Greg Biffle's Darlington throwback, including the 'Underbird' name on the front bumper.

  • NASCAR artist Sam Bass will be honored on Ryan Reed's car at Darlington
  • Roush Fenway Racing's No. 16 Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford will feature NASCAR artist Sam Bass with a decal on the car at Darlington.

  • Kyle Larson reflects on his first career win at Michigan
  • Kyle Larson and crew chief Chad Johnston recap the strategy that took them to Victory Lane in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

  • Condolences and remembrance across social media for Betty Jane France
  • NASCAR mourns and reflects on life of NASCAR Executive Vice President and Assistant Treasurer Betty Jane France.

  • Vote now on your favorite Roush or Wood Brothers Darlington throwback paint scheme
  • Now's your chance to vote for your favorite Roush Fenway Racing or Wood Brothers Racing Bojangles' Southern 500 throwback paint scheme.

  • NASCAR Executive Vice President Betty Jane France passes away
  • NASCAR's founding family has lost one of its most cherished leaders with the passing of Betty Jane France.

  • Larson finally finds his way to victory lane after 3 years
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kyle Larson first took off his steering wheel and hung it out the window as he did celebratory burnouts. Then he climbed to the roof of his car and raised his arms in triumph.

  • Eldora GM calls $16.5-million lawsuit filed against Tony Stewart, others 'meritless'
  • Eldora Speedway general manager Roger Slack reacts sharply to news that the dirt track owned by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart is being sued for millions of dollars.

  • Get your leisure suit ready for rockin' at Darlington Raceway
  • Darlington was Daytona before Daytona, and Talladega before Talladega. Now it's back in it's rightful spot on the NASCAR schedule and more fun than just about every place else on the racing circuit.

  • Overdrive: Joey Logano on the Chase Bubble
  • Jeff Hammond and Joey Logano debate whether or not the five drivers on the Chase bubble will make NASCAR's version of the playoffs in 2016.

    Atlanta Motor Speedway


    Atlanta Motor Speedway Atlanta Motor Speedway, is not only one of the driver's favorite tracks on the circuit it is one of the most fan-friendly tracks as well. Atlanta Motor Speedway was constructed in 1960 on 870 acres in Hampton, GA. about 25 miles south of Alanta. At the end of the 1996 NASCAR season the Atlanta Motor Speedway underwent a track reconfiguration turning the track from a intermediate oval into a quad oval. The speedway was flipped the frontstretch was turned into the backstretch and the new frontstretch was turned into the quad-oval shape that it is today.

    Track Info

    Track Address: 1500 Highway 19 & 41 S.
    Hampton, GA. 30228
    (770) 946-4211
    Offical Web Site: AtlantaMotorSpeedway.com
    Track Shape: Quad-Oval
    Track Length: 1.54 miles
    Front Stretch Length: 2,332 feet
    Back Stretch Length: 1,800 feet
    Banking: 24° Turns
    5° Frontstretch
    5° Backstretch
    Seating Capacity: 124,000
    First Winner: Fireball Roberts (1960)
    Most Wins: Dale Earnhardt (9)
    Lap Record: Geoffrey Bodine; 197.47 mph (28.074 sec)

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