Found August 30, 2012 on
So we leave the short track of Bristol Motor Speedway behind and now head to the 1.5-mile fast Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Labor Day weekend.
There are a few guys that I am going to be keeping my eye on this weekend.
Brad Keselowski is the first that comes to mind. I think he will be strong at Atlanta. Carl Edwards has his back to the wall and has to win to even possibly make the Chase for the Sprint Cup. You have Jeff Gordon rolling into Atlanta with momentum on his side, plus this has always been a good track for Jeff.
He is in somewhat the same boat as Carl, even though Jeff already has a single win. Jeff needs that second win to move past all the other single-win drivers and put him into position to get that second wild-card spot.
On the other end of the points and Chase spectrum is Jimmie Johnson and that Lowe's team. With Atlanta being the headquarters for Home Depot, you just know that No. 48 bunch would like to pull off the win there and rock the Home Depot folks&...
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