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Friday April 24, 2015
  • Huge fire engulfs Brendan Gaughan's XFINITY pit stall at Richmond
  • Watch as Brendan Gaughan's pit stall erupts in flames during a stop on Lap 108 of Friday night's XFINITY Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Three members of Gaughan's crew suffer are being treated for injuries in the aftermath.

  • Complete starting lineup for Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond
  • Joey Logano will start from the pole in Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Here is the complete starting lineup for the race.

  • Logano wins pole at Richmond, his third of the season
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Joey Logano won the pole position Friday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Joey Logano grabs Richmond pole for his third of the season
  • Joey Logano is fastest in qualifying at Richmond International Raceway to earn his third pole of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. 

  • All good: Joey Logano says he's not mad at his Penske teammate
  • Joey Logano says last week's mishap that wrecked his chances -- and those of Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski -- at Bristol Motor Speedway is all forgotten. Both drivers now look ahead to this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Bowyer and Stewart looking for good runs at Richmond
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Clint Bowyer is having a terrible year. Tony Stewart, too.

  • Kasey Kahne leads Richmond final Sprint Cup practice
  • Hendrick Motorsports' Kasey Kahne was fastest in Friday's final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session at Richmond International Raceway. 

  • The 10 drivers with the best chance to score first 2015 win
  • So far, six drivers have won the first eight races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Who is most likely to join them as 2015 race winners?

  • With win under belt, will Kenseth start taking more chances on track?
  • Matt Kenseth's victory last week at Bristol Motor Speedway all but guaranteed him a slot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

  • Michael Waltrip Racing driver choice still up in the air
  • Michael Waltrip said Friday that no decision has been made yet as to whether Michael Waltrip Racing will hire David Ragan to drive the team's No. 55 Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starting next month.

    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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