Statesville, N.C. – Landon Cassill’s record at Atlanta Motor Speedway is nearly a blank slate. The driver of the No. 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota has only one start to his credit at the 1.5-mile, lightning-fast track and hopes this Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 sets the tone for a bright future. Given his performance over the past few weeks, his goal is well within reach.
Cassill and his No. 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper team have been on a roll. He’s captured three-consecutive top-25 finishes in Sprint Cup Series competition. He achieved BK Racing’s best qualifying effort to date (ninth) two weeks ago at Michigan and captured his best finish at Bristol (24th) last Saturday.
At 1.5-mile tracks, the No. 83 team averaged a 33rd-place finish in the first three events. At the last two 1.5-mile venues, they’ve averaged a 22nd-place finish. Cassill attributes the performance to improved consistency and team chemistry, and he expects those elements to continue paying dividends in Atlanta.
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