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Abraham Calderón finishes 11th in Sunday's NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series race at the Autódromo del Ecocentro de la Unión Ganadera in Querétaro, Mexico.

He started the No. 2 Abraham Calderón TELCEL Dodge 22nd on the grid for the Queretana 200. He is currently 4th in the 2014 NMTS point standings after this event.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 08:55:00 PM

In addition to driving his regular No. 22 Ford Fusion in Sunday's Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, Joey Logano will pilot the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA on Saturday.

Logano is seeking his 35th-career NXS pole position, which would extend his streak to 11-consecutive seasons with at least one pole position. He has finished 2nd in his last two NXS starts in Atlanta.-Team Penske
Feb 22 - 6:01 PM

Austin Cindric will make his season debut at Atlanta with Team Penske and the No. 12 Ford, along with new crew chief Matt Swiderski.

He will be competing for Rookie of the Year and the NXS Driver Championship with two teams (Team Penske and Roush Fenway Racing), racing three cars (No. 12, No. 22 and No. 60). He is making his second-career NXS start for Team Penske in Atlanta. He made his series debut for the team in 2017 at Road America where he started on the pole and finished 16th.-Team Penske
Feb 22 - 5:55 PM

On the heels of his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory last week at Daytona International Speedway, it would pay to remember where he earned his first: On the similarly configured Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Dillon’s first win came as the result of fuel mileage, but he had to be in a position to capitalize. While that was his only top-10 on this track type last year, he finished off the season with four consecutive results of 16th or better.
Feb 22 - 4:51 PM

Last year, Cole Whitt started all 10 similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track races for Tri Star with his most productive outing coming at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.

Whitt started the QuikTrip 500 well back in 37th. He stayed within one lap of the leaders to finish 20th and that gave him 17 place-differential points to add to his total. Most of the remaining results were in the high-20s or 30s, but he scored one more top-25 near the end of the year at Kansas Speedway. He was 24th after starting 35th in the Hollywood Casino 400.
Feb 22 - 4:50 PM

Chase Elliott has been almost perfect on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks in more than a year with seven top-fives and two more top-10s in his last 11 tries. The only two time he failed to finish that well was because of crash damage.

Elliott finished fifth in last year’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on his home track of Atlanta Motor Speedway and he should easily back that up on Sunday. He was second on this course type twice last fall with strong runs at Chicagoland Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway. Once he breaks through with his first win, many more are going to come on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks—just like his teammate Jimmie Johnson.
Feb 22 - 4:49 PM

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has only one top-10 on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track in his last 43 starts, but he should be closing in on another.

Last year, Stenhouse came close on seven occasions with top-15 finishes that included a 13th in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 and a 12th at Texas Motor Speedway in the most recent race on this track type. He is looking for redemption after last week’s disappointing finish in the Daytona 500 and will be highly motivated to run well.
Feb 22 - 4:49 PM

In his second season with GoFas Racing, Matt DiBenedetto looks to pick up where he left off on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.

DiBenedetto started the season with a pair of results in the high-20s, but ended with four top-25s in his last five attempts on this track type. His highlight was a 22nd at Kansas Speedway last October after starting 30th. That was also one of two times that he finished on the lead lap on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track in 2017.
Feb 22 - 4:48 PM

Justin Fontaine will turn his first laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Driver Quote: "I’ve never been to Atlanta, but we’re optimistic. My crew chief Darrell (Morrow) and the guys on the Niece Motorsports team have been working hard on preparing our No. 45 Superior Essex Chevrolet, and I think start to finish from practice to qualifying and to the race, we’ll make significant gains so that we can contend for another strong finish." Recapping Daytona: Fontaine turned in a solid performance in his debut at Daytona, earning a 10th-place finish. The finish is the best to-date for Niece Motorsports.
Feb 22 - 12:49 PM

After sitting out to teammate Corey LaJoie for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, California native Cole Whitt returns to the seat of the No. 72 this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS).

Whitt has four previous Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts at the 1.5-mile, oval where he scored his best finish of 20th with TriStar Motorsports at 2017 event. Ready to settle in behind the wheel of the No. 72, Whitt heads to Hampton, GA with maximum focus and refreshed energy for the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500.-TriStar Motorsports PR
Feb 22 - 12:45 PM

In addition to his usual duties behind the wheel of the No. 18 Toyota in the Cup Series, Kyle Busch will drive the Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) No. 4 Cessna Toyota Tundra in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

He will also be behind the wheel of the No. 4 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, as well as the No. 51 at Las Vegas, Charlotte Speedway and Pocono. All of Busch’s races will be sponsored by Textron Aviation with the Cessna and Beechcraft brands. His best finish at Atlanta in a KBM Tundra is second (2010 and 2012).-KBM
Feb 22 - 12:40 PM

Spencer Davis (No. 51 Rheem Toyota Tundra) finished seventh last weekend at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start.

The Dawsonville, Ga., native considers Atlanta his home track. He is hoping a win at Atlanta will sound the famous siren atop the Dawsonville Pool Room, a tradition started when fellow Dawsonville residents Bill and Chase Elliott win NASCAR events. He will make five NCWTS starts this season for KBM. Four, Daytona, Atlanta, Texas Motor Speedway and Michigan International Speedway will be in the No. 51 Tundra. He will also pilot the No. 4 JBL/SiriusXM Tundra at Las Vegas in March.
Feb 22 - 12:26 PM




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