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Video Ad & Ticket Promotion to Pave Harvick’s Phoenix Return

What has Kevin Harvick done at Phoenix? Quite literally, a lot, and it’s being celebrated by JR Motorsports with a creative, new video at JRMRacing.com and by Phoenix International Raceway with a special ticket package for its March race weekend.   Fans can purchase the No. 88 Kevin Harvick Two-Race Package for the single price of $88, which is good for admission into the NASCAR...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Barometer: Johnson Takes Atlanta

A cold and wet race day greeted NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Sunday morning at Atlanta Motor Speedway. After the track was dried and NASCAR decided the surface was safe enough for racing, the proceedings got underway. Like the rest of the weekend, the early running produced a battle between Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick. Unlike Saturday, however, it was Jimmie Johnson who put together...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Late mishap squelches Earnhardt's chances

Dale Earnhardt Jr. may not have had a car capable of challenging Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson late in Sunday's race at Atlanta, but Earnhardt never got a chance to find out-thanks to an unlucky turn of events. Earnhardt's No. 88 Chevrolet ran over a wad of tape on the track in the late going, and the mishap adversely affected the aerodynamics of his car. As a result...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Back Seat Driver: Atlanta

*Editor’s Note* Every Monday, after every race weekend, contributing writer Jacob Mullins will recap the top story lines from the track in our new weekly feature, Back Seat Driver. NASCAR has wrapped up the second week of the 2015 season as all three national series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Here are some of the top stories from Atlanta. Qualifying Woes After qualifying...
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. 'happy' with crew chief Ives after another third-place finish

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had reason to smile and be optimistic following Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.   Earnhardt's second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race with new crew chief Greg Ives ended exactly the way the first one did, with a third-place finish. And just like the season-opening Daytona 500, Earnhardt finished right behind runner-up Kevin...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Kevin Harvick Says Success with JRM is About Being Part of Something Special

Kevin Harvick likes driving racecars. He also likes winning races. Running the XFINITY races can also help with the Sprint Cup race on Sunday as it helps learn the rhythm needed for success, by learning exactly where the “bumps and cracks” are to learn how to “drive over, lean on and use to your advantage”. Though heading with JR Motorsports to victory lane, it’s also about...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick has 'a lot of fun' on way to another second-place finish

When statisticians look back at Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, they will see defending Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick started the day second and ended it second. However, there is much more to the story. With one of the fastest cars all weekend long, Harvick blew an engine in Saturday's final practice after posting the fastest lap of the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harvick Runner-Up at Atlanta

Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS, led the four-car Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) contingent Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway by finishing second in the Folds of Honor 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Harvick had to come from the rear of the 43-car field despite qualifying second, because the team made an engine change Saturday during final practice...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnson shows he's still the man to beat with Atlanta win

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) One by one, Jimmie Johnson picked off all the drivers ahead of him. By the end, he was the guy everyone was chasing. Good luck with that. The six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup is already taking aim at No. 7. With a performance that all but locked up his spot in the championship Chase, Johnson didn't even wait for the calendar to flip to spring to show that he'll be awfully...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Results for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

After having to start near the rear of the field due to not getting through pre-qualifying technical inspection in time, Jimmie Johnson would make his way to the front of the field, taking the lead with 21 laps to go to score his 76th career victory.   Picks for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Ronald Costigan picked Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gordon finished...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: AJ Allmendinger, Brett Moffitt with Impressive Showing at Atlanta

The new aero package with lower downforce, the cold weather, and rain on race morning, all factored into a race day at Atlanta with little grip. A fact that, as all of the announcers pointed out, made the Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500 a “drivers” race. Drivers would have to a be a good “wheelman” to be successful. These scenarios bring to mind drivers like Jimmie Johnson,...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Hamlin Gets Loose on Restart, Collecting Gordon, McMurray and Newman in Wreck

On a restart with 69 laps to go in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, Kevin Harvick would get a poor restart on the outside lane, causing the field to jam up. In the process, Denny Hamlin would get loose off of turn two, turning down the track and into Ryan Newman. Hamlin commented following the wreck that he checked up to not run into teammate Carl Edwards entering turn one, causing...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson cruises to victory at Atlanta

  Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The No. 48 Chevrolet was the fastest car, cruising across the finish line a comfortable 1.803 seconds ahead of Kevin Harvick.  Johnson led for 92 laps for his fourth time at Atlanta and for the 71st time in his career. “We had a great...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson makes big move to win at Atlanta

Jimmie Johnson drove from the back to the front to win the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. "It (win) says a lot of good things," Johnson said. "I'm just so excited that the guys could understand. We have new guys, so this new team could understand what I was complaining about and things I didn't like about my race car. We thought we were a top 10...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Joey Logano Lost Steam in the End As He Had to Settle for a 4th Place Effort

Hampton, GA- In the first half of today’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, it looked like a Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick show. They both combined to lead all but four laps in the first 162 circuits as Logano led the first 85 green flag laps himself. It was shaping up to be their race … Continue reading NASCAR: Joey Logano Lost Steam in the End As He Had to Settle for a 4th Place Effort →
Via Race Review Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Despite Starting in the Back, Kevin Harvick Rallies for Runner-Up at Atlanta

Hampton, GA- Entering yesterday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice session at the 1.54-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick had the be the favorite to reach victory lane in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Harvick, was third quickest in both test sessions on Thursday afternoon then was second quickest in the lone session on … Continue reading NASCAR: Despite...
Via Race Review Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson guides No. 48 to Victory Lane at Atlanta

Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson dominated the second half of Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway to score his first victory of the season Johnson earned the 71st victory of his career, all in the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, and his first since last fall's race at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson held off Kevin Harvick...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go Sunday, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Johnson, a six-time Cup champion, started near the back after failing to get in a qualifying run because of inspection issues. But the No. 48 Chevrolet was the fastest car on the track at the end of the weekend, cruising across...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sprint Cup Series race results: Atlanta Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson pulled away on a late restart to win Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second and third, respectively. See the full results below:
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson wins Quik Trip 500, full NASCAR Cup Series results from Atlanta

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Atlanta Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 48 Lowes Chevrolet  took the checkered flag at the 1.54-mile track located in Hampton, GA finishing ahead of Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Beginning the Quik Trip 500 on the pole was Joey Logano but it was rain that pushed the start of the race back. The win all...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR hopes new rule will decrease fighting on pit road

NASCAR reminded teams of new rules for 2015 before Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. After the race, all drivers will have to stop on pit road, rather than head directly back to the garage, as NASCAR collects the tapered spacer from each car. Each team may only send out two crew members onto pit road to aid the driver and the removal of the spacer...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Logano Dominant; Dillon In The Garage As Atlanta Race Nears Midway Point

One week removed from his Daytona 500 triumph, momentum is clearly on the side of Joey Logano as he continues to win nearly everything he has entered since. After securing the pole for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on Friday evening, the Connecticut native did the same for the XFINITY Series Hisense 250 on Saturday. Although he didn’t win the race, he finished in the...
Via Rubbings Racing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Delayed Due to Rain, Inspection Issues Continue

The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 was scheduled to start at 1:16 pm EST, though would start at 2:13 pm EST due to rain. If the race had started on time, though, there would have been drivers that would’ve missed the start of the race. AJ Allmendinger, Jeff Gordon, Greg Biffle, JJ Yeley, Josh Wise and Kevin Harvick were still going through inspection.  By the time the race started...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking in the two wheels: NASCAR stars turn out for Atlanta Supercross event

With both the NASCAR race and Monster Energy Supercross event in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend, many of the Sprint Cup Series' biggest stars headed to the Georgia Dome Saturday night for some two-wheel action in the dirt.  Team owner Joe Gibbs also runs a Supercross team, so the 'Coach' was watching his guys closely throughout the entire event.  Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Must-see TV: Why you need to tune into today's Sprint Cup race

Five reasons to watch today's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway (FOX, 1 p.m. ET): 1. UNPREDICTABILITY -- In the last six races at Atlanta Motor Speedway, there have been six different winners: Kasey Kahne (2014), Kyle Busch (2013), Denny Hamlin (2012), Jeff Gordon (2011), Tony Stewart (2010) and Kurt Busch (2010). There's a good...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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