Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta will host the six-hour IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race on Sunday, Sept. 6, with three other IMSA-sanctioned series that all were previously scheduled to compete at Watkins Glen also moving to Michelin Raceway that weekend. A four-hour IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, with doubleheader […]
The track was also one of the inaugural tracks to host what is now become the NASCAR Xfinity Series hosting as many as five events a year in the early days of the series. Former competitors joining Ingram and Houston who both won there eight times throughout their careers were Setzer, Robert Pressley, L.D. Otinger, […]
Matt DiBenedetto – finished sixth: We had some troubles and had a fast car from the start, we just had to tighten it up some. I was a little frustrated at times just because of how fast of a car we had and we were sort of stuck back in a little mess, had some […]
TO THE REAR: Bubba Wallace (15th) and Corey LaJoie (33rd) have lost their starting positions will start from the rear after NASCAR issued penalties for improperly mounted ballast on their cars. Austin Dillon (23rd) will also start from the rear (unapproved adjustment).
“We’ve had a lot of great races this year with the 2 car, but we just hadn’t really gone out and kind of dominated a race,” Keselowski told NBCSN as an estimated 12,000 fans yelled from the grandstands. “I was talking to (crew chief) Jeremy Bullins and that’s what we need to get to that […]
Kevin Harvick beat Denny Hamlin in a door-banging finish in last year’s race. They enter this weekend as the top two drivers. Hamlin has won a series-high five races this season, including last week’s race at Kansas Speedway. Harvick has four wins this season. Harvick has won the past two races at New Hampshire and […]
The penalty comes as Bowyer is 12th in points. Because two drivers outside the top 16 have wins this season and are locked in playoff spots, Bowyer is 14th in the playoff grid. He is 28 points ahead of William Byron, who holds what would be the final playoff spot with six races left in […]
Here is a look at the Cup playoff grid. Drivers shaded in green are locked in the playoffs. Drivers shaded in yellow are in a playoff spot based on their point total. Drivers shaded in red are outside a spot in the Cup playoff grid.
Kyle Busch — Reigning champion finished last after a tire went down and he hit the wall early in the race. It marked his third Cup finish of 30th or worse in the last eight races. He remains winless this season in Cup.
The points were jumbled by Saturday’s results. Tyler Reddick climbed from seventh to third in the points (behind Christopher Bell and Daniel Hemric) after placing ninth in Saturday’s race. Cole Custer went from ninth to fourth in the points after finishing seventh in the race. Justin Allgaier, who spun after contact from Cindric and placed […]