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Chase Elliott began his first season in the Sprint Cup Series winning the pole for the Daytona 500 but wrecking out early in the race. This weekend was just as tough, but Elliott was rewarded this time with a strong finish.
Team owner Rick Hendrick never thought he’d see the day when one of his drivers earn 76 victories — let alone two.
Matt Kenseth appeared to have a car capable of contending for the win Sunday but was oblivious to a controversy over a NASCAR penalty on a pit stop and ended up getting black-flagged.
At a track where Dale Earnhardt won nine times, Jimmie Johnson picked up his fifth win at Atlanta Motor Speedway and his 76th career Sprint Cup victory to tie the seven-time champion for seventh on the all-time win list.
One day after Denny Hamlin nearly lost control of the No. 11 Fed Ex Toyota at Atlanta Motor Speedway in first practice, he recovered with the fastest lap in Happy Hour — 172.640 mph (29.419-sec.).
Kyle Busch's crew chief Adam Stevens explains why the pole-winning Sprint Cup car failed post-session tech in Atlanta.
The Busch brothers — both absent from Atlanta Motor Speedway last season — battled for the pole with the current Sprint Cup champ edging his elder sibling by just 0.013-second.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series introduced today its lower downforce 2016 aerodynamics package for the Sprint Cup cars.
Ty Dillon is honored to fill in for the injured Tony Stewart but he also plans to make the most of the opportunity this weekend to drive Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 14 Chevrolet.