Atlanta Motor Speedway

Monday October 24, 2016
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  • TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) When Sweden beat the U.S. women's soccer team during the Olympics by using a conservative strategy, goalie Hope Solo was lambasted for calling the winners ''a bunch of cowards.''

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  • Check out Denny Hamlin's career highlights through the years.

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  • Joey Logano and crew chief Todd Gordon recap the strategy that took them to Victory Lane in the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

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  • Meet the jack that survived a lap at Talladega Superspeedway
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  • Hellman's 500 at Talladega: Takeaways ad observations
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  • Joey Logano breaks down Talladega win on 'NASCAR Victory Lane'
  • Joey Logano checks in with the 'NASCAR Victory Lane' crew after winning the Hellmann's 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

    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:
    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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