Atlanta Motor Speedway
- The AdvoCare 500 will be the 105th Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. There have been 42 different race winners and 45 different drivers have won the pole.
- 14 races have been won from the number one starting position. Kasey Kahne did it last in March of 2006.
- Bobby Labonte leads active drivers with 6 wins. Dale Earnhardt Sr won 9 times in 46 starts. Ryan Newman is the active pole leader with seven and that ties him for the all-time lead with Buddy Baker.
- Jeff Gordon the active driver leader with 24 and 15 top fives. The all-time top five lead belongs to Earnhardt Sr with 26.
- Gordon has finished on the lead lap 25 times, one less than all-time leader Earnhardt.
- Kyle Busch is the youngest ATL winner so far. He was 22 years, 10 months and 7 days old when he won the race on 3/9/2008. Morgan Shepard was 51 years, 5 months and 8 days young when he won in March 1993.
- AMS is a Speedway type track in the On Pit Row stats. Speedways are defined as more than one mile in length but less than 2.5 miles. We include Indy and Pocono with the Speedways even though they are 2.5 miles. AMS is one of three 24 degree banked 1.5 mile tracks. Texas and Charlotte are the others and you can check Loop stats for them by clicking the highlighted link.
We have about 40 pages of NASCAR Loop Data stats for you to make of what you will. Click on the link at the bottom of this page to download or view them.
The schedule for the weekend follows:
- 2:30 PM ET Friday 8/31 First Practice – on Speed
- 6:00 PM ET Friday 8/31 Qualifying – on Speed
- 2:30 PM ET Saturday 9/1 Practice – on Speed
- 5:30 PM ET Saturday 9/1 Practice – on Speed
- 6:30 PM ET Sunday 9/2 AdvoCare 500 live on ESPN