The record is 28 set earlier this year. We probably should have won that one. Polesitter 4-Harvick dominated the race. Not interested in betting the race straight up? He led 181 of the 325 laps before taking the checkered flag. Keselowski took second from Busch with 35 laps to go and, then, passed Logano for his race-winning lead with 33 to go. Busch earned the victory in his 146th career Truck start.
All of these drivers except are also members of the Triple Threat club shown above. He and Harvick traded the lead back and forth in the final 20 laps of the second stage before Harvick took his stage-winning lead on lap 161. Lilley Productions announced that the track will host the inaugural Atlanta Air Show, October 14-15. Pole winner 18-Busch led 9 laps and finished 7th. However, until that day comes, which could be following the 2018 event, huge chunks of the track must be dug out and patched over.
It may be foolish to pick against Harvick, but Kyle Larson is due for a win. The event will be named the Great Clips 200. In the final moments before they begin their 400- or 500-mile journey, Cup drivers ease their cars down pit road, passing their pit box and crew, sharing a wave, thumbs up or fist bump as they drive by. Updated Prior to the 2019 race. Goodnow is fourth and Anderson is always fifth. Johnson led 52 of the 330 laps. Busch reclaimed the lead on Lap 78 and controlled it from that point.
The driver of the 2 Team Penske Ford began the race weekend feeling under the weather with a stomach virus. Work is scheduled to begin in late March with an expected completion in mid-April. Coincidentally, is scheduled to return to Las Vegas Motor Speedway next weekend for the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube. He could find his way near the top of the race at the end. Aric Almirola will start on the pole at 20-to-1 odds. The grandstands will be open to the public from 10 a. Harvick won the stage with a three-second lead over Larson.
The cars are lined on pit road before the start. After last year's race, the number of military families applying for scholarships rose 69 percent, from 2,950 in 2014 to 5,000 in 2015, according to Folds of Honor. He rebounded to pass Larson for the lead with 6 to go and held on to win by just over a half second. To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the. But Keselowski did not get to enjoy a leisurely Sunday afternoon drive to earn his first victory of the 2019 season. The pit crew understands what they do is not for everyone. Fourteen drivers waved back to the team.
Nationwide Series Camping World Truck Series 6. Busch held off on a restart with five laps to go to win. There are six rounds left in the regular season. Of these, five have championships in both the Cup and Xfinity Series, while three have championships in both the Xfinity and Truck Series. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices. This week at Atlanta Motor Speedway, there will be several kings on the track as intermediate racing begins. Atlanta Motor Speedway Driver Ratings Driver Rating is formula that combines: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps and Lead-Lap Finish.
Stage 2 was won by 2-Keselowski, finished 2nd. Sauter finished second and was followed by , and. Below, is the complete finishing order for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway: Follow Auto Racing Daily on Twitter or like Auto Racing Daily on Facebook. Essick comes up with a number of drivers he thinks will wave and the rest of the crew decides if it will be higher or lower than that total. More than 20 cars took the wave-around to rejoin them on the lead lap. While a smoother surface and blended seams will accompany the new repave, the high speeds and multiple racing grooves unique to Atlanta Motor Speedway are expected to endure and produce the same, thrilling racing experience for both fans and drivers for many years to come.
The 8th place finish is a career best for 24-Elliott. Slower cars pick late and have fewer choices. A driver can score a maximum driver rating of 150 points per race. Winston Cup Series Busch Series 2. The winningest driver in Team Penske history raced to an unlikely victory Sunday by recovering from a stomach virus to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway.