Cody Coughlin (No. 13 JEGS Toyota Tundra) will make his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Grant Enfinger (No. 98 RIDE TV Toyota Tundra) made his Atlanta Motor Speedway debut in 2016 with Gallagher Motorsports.
The Atlanta 250 will mark Cole Custer’s seventh career NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) start, his first career NXS start at Atlanta Motor Speedway and his second career NXS start in a Ford Mustang.
Ryan Reed (No. 16 Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang) has three starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) with finishes of 18th in 2014, 16th in 2015 and 15th in 2016.
In Ben Rhodes' Atlanta Motor Speedway debut in 2016, the Louisville, KY native started seventh, ran as high as second, and finished sixth in the 130-lap event.
Timmy Hill has one top-25 to his credit on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks. That came at Kansas Speedway in 2012 when he finished 22nd.
Kyle Busch has earned 10 top-10s in his last 12 races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks, dating back to the fall 2015 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Danica Patrick earned a pair of top-10s on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks in 2014, but she has not been able to record another in more than two years since.
Daniel Suarez failed to finish the Daytona 500 in his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start and hopes to rebound at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Gray Gaulding will join the Rookie of the Year battle at Atlanta Motor Speedway this week, making his third career start.
Kyle Larson led at the white flag, but ran out of gas on the final lap and finished 12th.
Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced Scott Lagasse Jr. will join its driver lineup for four NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races this season.
Most of this year’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) competitors are eager to get back behind the wheel. Rookie Justin Haley will have to wait his turn as his teammates return to work.
Justin Haley, too young to compete in the first two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) events of the year, worked alongside his crew for the season-opener at Daytona. He will be back on the box again next week in Atlanta while Alex Bowman wheels the No. 24 Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet Silverado.
Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) finished fifth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona Int'l Speedway.