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Sunday September 25, 2016
  • Harvick wins at New Hampshire to advance to 2nd round
  • LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Kevin Harvick won Sunday at New Hampshire to earn a spot in the second round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs, pulling away off a restart a year after a late loss at the track.

  • Martin Truex Jr. had 'fun day' despite second straight Chase win slipping away
  • Late cautions in Sunday's race at the Magic Mile ultimately hurt Martin Truex Jr.'s chances for another win in the Chase.

  • Matt Kenseth on final Loudon restart: 'I just totally didn't get it done'
  • For the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Sunday's race came down to the last restart. And he blames himself for losing out on a victory.

  • Kevin Harvick's performance at NHMS makes him dangerous in Chase
  • There's a lot more to being "The Closer" than just winning races when it's clutch time.

  • Chase for the Sprint Cup standings after New Hampshire
  • See where all 16 Chase drivers standing after Sunday's Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

  • Bad Boy Off Road 300 result: Kevin Harvick wins at New Hampshire
  • Stewart-Haas Racing's No.4 Chevy is the second car to clinch a spot in the Round of 12 for Harvick’s first win at The Magic Mile in a decade.Kevin Harvick waited a long time to find his way into the winner’s circle at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It was a ten-year wait and what i...

  • Matt Kenseth Finishes Runner-up at Loudon
  • Matt Kenseth was leading late, but spins his tires on a late restart allowing Kevin Harvick to take the lead.

  • Brad Keselowski Finishes in Top 5 at Loudon
  • Brad Keselowski completes a solid day at Loudon, finishing 4th.

  • Joey Logano Finishes Outside of Top 10 at Loudon
  • Joey Logano has a tough day at Loudon, but manages to finish the day 11th.

  • Martin Truex Jr. Leads Most Laps, Falls to 7th at Loudon
  • Martin Truex Jr. leads 141 laps but comes up short at the end falls to 7th place at Loudon.

    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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