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Sunday May 24, 2015
  • All-Star winner Hamlin confident in Charlotte double
  • CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Denny Hamlin's not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

  • Austin Dillon wins Xfinity race at Charlotte
  • CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Austin Dillon's driving was good.

  • Austin Dillon runs away with XFINITY race at Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Austin Dillon dominates the Hisense 300 XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday. But he needed to pass Denny Hamlin for good with 15 laps to go to make it to Victory Lane.

  • XFINITY Series results: Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Get full results from Saturday's Hisense 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

  • Xfinity driver Jamie Dick crashes Charlotte
  • CONCORD, N.C. (AP) A week after metal went through his windshield and struck his helmet, driver Jamie Dick hit the wall hard Saturday during the Xfinity series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

  • Home sweet home: Gordon makes trip to Indy, along with FOX Sports
  • Jeff Gordon returns to his Indiana to drive pace car at the start of Sunday's Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Then he'll hustle back to Charlotte to run in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- and FOX Sports will be along for the ride all the way.

  • Meet the kids: NASCAR drivers enjoy time at track with their children
  • When Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski became first-time fathers earlier this week, they joined a large fraternity of NASCAR drivers who are dads of young children. Check out this gallery featuring some of NASCAR's most prominent driver-dads spending time with their kids at the track.

  • Kurt Busch fastest in final Coca-Cola 600 practice at Charlotte
  • Kurt Busch turned the fastest lap in Saturday's final practice for this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600. He also was fastest in Saturday's earlier practice, so he's obviously one to watch in Sunday's race.

  • Dale Jr. has a million reasons to thank his Twitter followers
  • Almost exactly months to the day he won the 2014 Daytona 500 and sent his first tweet from Victory Lane at the World Center of Racing, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has crossed the 1,000,000-follower threshold on Twitter.

  • Wake-up call: Drivers concerned after weight penetrates windshield
  • Drivers express concern after XFINITY Series incident when a piece of lead flew through the windshield of a car being driven by Jamie Dick and struck Dick in the helmet visor. Fortunately, Dick was not injured.

    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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