Myatt Snider Hoping Past Atlanta Success Pays Off This Weekend

Myatt Snider is hoping this weekend’s race in Atlanta ends a whole heck of a lot better than last weekend’s at Daytona. Last Friday night, Snider was collected in the Lap 74 incident, ending his night early. But, prior to that though, Snider was running strong. He was as high as second place in his No. 13 Ford at one point of the event and came home seventh in the first stage. Now, the rookie is hoping past success at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, as well as success on the…

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Crafton Hoping To Win At His Favorite Track, Atlanta, With “Tom Brady”

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will get back to action this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Last Friday night was the season opening race at the Daytona International Speedway. This week, they will take to the 1.54-mile Georgia track in Saturday’s Active Pest Control 400 (4:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). For one driver, Atlanta is his favorite track on the schedule and he’s hoping to come away with a much better result than last weekend’s finish. Matt Crafton will hope to take his No. 88 Ford to victory…

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Don’t Hold Expectations Too High For Darrell Wallace Jr.

Heading into the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, it was pretty unanimous, Chase Elliott was likely going to be the successor to Dale Earnhardt Jr. as the next NASCAR’s most popular driver. While that’s still likely going to be true, another driver is gaining a ton of momentum. Darrell Wallace Jr. was gaining a ton of attention prior to last weekend’s season opening Daytona 500. Even before his third place finish in the Duels last Thursday night, Wallace was one of the most talked about drivers during Speedweeks.…

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David Ragan To Make 400th Career Cup Start This Weekend in Atlanta

David Ragan’s 400th start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series couldn’t come at a better place. The Unadilla, Ga., native will celebrate the career milestone on Feb. 25 at his home track of Atlanta Motor Speedway. Some special friends are joining in the celebration, including the Georgia General Assembly. Ragan and track president Ed Clark will attend a ceremony on Thursday morning at the Capitol in Atlanta, where the legislature will issue a proclamation honoring Ragan’s achievement. Some long-time fans will also be in Atlanta to mark the milestone.…

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Austin Dillon Meets The Fan Who Gave Him The Lucky Penny Again

20 year ago, a kid named Wessa Miller gave Dale Earnhardt a penny at the Daytona International Speedway. Miller, was born with spina bifida, a birth defect in which the spinal cord fails to develop properly. She is paralyzed from the waist down and has a shunt that drains fluid from her brain. Her family was a big racing family, her dad owning a sprint car team. Despite being from Florida, they moved when Miller was little to Kentucky. She became a fan of the Waltrip’s while her father was a…

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Cole Custer To Drive For Rick Ware Racing in Las Vegas

Cole Custer will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut next weekend as he will pilot the No. 51 Ford with Rick Ware Racing. Custer, 20,  will be sponsored by Haas Automation in next Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). “This is a dream come true to compete in the Cup Series,” Custer said via a team release. “I can’t thank Rick Ware Racing and Haas Automation enough for the opportunity to race at Las Vegas. It’s going to be a new experience for me, but I…

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Austin Dillon Has 2 Career Wins With 3 Combined Laps Led In Each Victory

Austin Dillon joined rare territory on Sunday evening as he won the 60th annual Daytona 500. Dillon, joins a prestigious list of just 17 other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers to win both the Daytona 500 as well as the Cola Cola 600 in the course of their storied careers. He joins the likes of Dale Earnhardt, Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Jarrett, Bobby and Davey Allison, Darrell Waltrip, David Pearson, Buddy Baker, Benny Parsons, LeeRoy Yarbrough, Marvin Panch, Fred Lorenzen, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick and Kurt…

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