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Logano Posts Fastest Time During Drive Sober Georgia Qualifying Day, Wins Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Pole

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  Just a week removed from winning the Daytona 500, Joey Logano, who ran Legends and Bandolero cars at Atlanta Motor Speedway in his formative racing years, won the pole position for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 in the Drive Sober Georgia Qualifying Day on Friday. He posted the fastest lap, […]

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Kahne Eager For Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  Kasey Kahne favors Atlanta Motor Speedway and not just because it was the site of a sensational clutch win last Labor Day. Kahne needed a victory in order to qualify for The Chase for the Sprint Cup and got it by grabbing the lead with two laps left. He was 14th […]

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Gordon, McMurray Post Fastest Times At Open Test Prior to Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  The first open team test of the 2015 NASCAR season wrapped up Thursday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway in advance of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Jeff Gordon had the fastest lap in the second test session, clocking in at 188.424 miles per hour. Jamie McMurray retained the day’s fastest […]

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McMurray Turns Fastest Speed In Thursday’s First Open Test Session

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  Sprint Cup Series teams took to the Atlanta Motor Speedway track in the first open team test of the 2015 NASCAR season Thursday afternoon. Jamie McMurray, driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet, had the fastest lap time of the afternoon’s first test session with a speed of 191.278 Kyle Larson Kyle […]

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New Camping Venue To Be In Place for Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Weekend

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  A new entertainment venue and an ultimate camping experience giveaway highlight the camping opportunities for fans attending Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend Feb. 26-March 1. The Gathering Place pavilion, adjacent to the Legends Campground, will be a center of nighttime activity, featuring a large patio, a fire […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway to Honor Jeff Gordon with Race Weekend Tribute

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  In 1992, few could have predicted that when Jeff Gordon strapped into the No. 24 car for Hendrick Motorsports at Atlanta Motor Speedway for his first Sprint Cup Series start on Nov. 15 of that year that he was embarking on a career more than two decades long to become one […]

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Richard Petty to be Inducted into Speedway Lane Hall of Fame, Serve as Atlanta Motor Speedway Hauler Parade Grand Marshal

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  Richard Petty, a seven-time NASCAR champion, winner of over 200 career races and a 2010 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee, continues to collect numerous accolades for a legendary career behind the wheel of a stock car that began nearly 60 years ago. Petty will be inducted into the City of Hampton, […]

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Live Music Performances Slated for Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  Georgia native and Grammy-nominated country music recording artist and songwriter Cole Swindell will highlight a music-filled Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway Feb. 27-March 1. From the AMS Fan Stage to Sunday’s Fast Cars and Guitars pre-race concert on the start/finish line, each day of race weekend […]

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Gavin DeGraw to Serve as Honorary Pace Car Driver at Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

From Atlanta Motor Speedway  Grammy Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw will serve as the honorary pace car driver at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 1. The 38-year-old singer/songwriter will be behind the wheel for the initial pace laps prior […]

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Major Dan Rooney To Serve As Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Grand Marshal

From Atlanta Motor Speedway Major Dan Rooney, the founder and CEO of Folds of Honor, will serve as the grand marshal of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, March 1. Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, founded Folds of Honor in 2007 after returning […]

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