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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Kevin Harvick led the final 159 laps to beat Joey Logano and win an unusually wreck-free NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
Last year's trip to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park saw one of the most dramatic finishes in recent Camping World Truck Series memory, with many drivers -- and one girlfriend -- looking for revenge afterward.
Johnny Morris, the founder of Bass Pro Shops, says he and his company are proud to stand by Tony Stewart as the primary sponsor on Stewart's No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet as the driver makes his return to the Sprint Cup Series at Atlatna Motor Speedway. Stewart missed the previous three races after being involved in a sprint car incident that claimed the life of fellow racer Kevin Ward Jr.
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Tony Stewart was cheered in practice Saturday.
I really see the race Sunday here in Atlanta Motor Speedway playing out differently than we have seen in past years, because of the change in the Chase format. You basically have three groups of teams.
Roush Fenway Racing has without a doubt not reached Victory Lane as much as the organization hoped it would the past few seasons. Despite the occasional win, RFR hasn't been able to consistently run with the Sprint Cup Series' other elite programs.
Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium -- unshaven, his eyes glassy -- and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will carry primary sponsorship in 2015 from Nationwide Insurance, but the Hendrick Motorsports driver will debut the new colors in next weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Initially pessimistic, Atlanta Motor Speedway's Ed Clark is excited about the track hosting the second race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' 2015 tour.
NASCAR officials said on Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway that Tony Stewart is eligible to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup despite missing three races.
Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayThe "Diamond in the Desert" has been deemed the most remarkable race complex in the world. Sports Illustrated called it the Racing Capitol of the West. Just a few miles north of The Strip, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the most complete racing complexes in the world, including road courses, a 3/8 mile oval, a dirt track and a state-of-the-art drag racing facility. In 2007, the track completed construction on the Neon Garage, which provides unprecedented access to race teams and drivers, unique concession areas, live entertainment and the Winner's Circle.
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