Atlanta Motor Speedway Moves to Second on the NASCAR Cup Schedule

This season Atlanta Motor Speedway returns to the second race of the NASCAR Cup Series schedule for the first time since 2019. Previously, the historic 1.54-mile track served as the follow-up event to the season-opening DAYTONA 500 from 2015-2019, but this is the first time the track has hosted the second race of the season since being reconfigured to run the superspeedway package on the cars. In total, Atlanta Motor Speedway has occupied 30 different positions on the NASCAR Cup schedule since joining the series in 1960.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Sets Its Eyes On Atlanta Motor Speedway

With the season opener now in the rearview mirror, the NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are setting their eyes on Atlanta Motor Speedway for the RAPTOR King of Tough 250 on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio – the second race of a doubleheader Saturday with the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series.

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NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series To Kick Off Doubleheader Saturday at Atlanta

After a wild weekend at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series teams are headed to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Fr8 208 to kick off a doubleheader Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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Spire Motorsports Ambetter Health 400 Race Advance

Spire Motorsports at Atlanta Motor Speedway: In 14 NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) races at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), Spire Motorsports has logged two top-five and two top-10 finishes with seven different drivers. Corey LaJoie, driver of Spire Motorsports No. 7 CELSIUS Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 earned both the organization’s top fives after finishing fifth in March 2022 and fourth last March.

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Kyle Busch To Wheel Spire Motorsports Chevy Silverado

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 20, 2024) – Two-time NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) Champion Kyle Busch will pilot Spire Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevrolet Silverado in five NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series (NCTS) races in 2024, beginning with Saturday’s FR8 208 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Faction46 and Thad Moffitt Ready to Rebound at Atlanta

SALISBURY, N.C. (FEBRUARY 21, 2024) — Faction46 is back on track this weekend at the Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway. Driver Thad Moffitt will race Saturday’s Fr8 Auctions 208 in hopes of rebounding after a disappointing race at Daytona. Moffitt and the Faction46 team were collected in an accident not of their doing early in the race after qualifying in the top-10 in their debut.

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Garrett Smithley Returns to JD Motorsports Behind the Wheel of #6 Chevrolet Camaro For Select Races Starting at Daytona With Z&M Harley Davidson

Gaffney, SC – JD Motorsports is thrilled to announce the return of Garrett Smithley to the driver’s seat for the upcoming races at Daytona, Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Phoenix. Smithley will pilot the #6 Chevrolet Camaro, showcasing his skills and determination on the track.

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CITGARD®, Front Row Motorsports Reunites to Partner with Gilliland

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 12, 2024) – Front Row Motorsports (FRM) is proud to announce a multi-race and all-season associate sponsorship with the CITGARD® brand for select NASCAR Cup Series events with Todd Gilliland and the No. 38 team.

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Northside Hospital Makes NASCAR Debut with Front Row Motorsports

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 9, 2024) – Front Row Motorsports (FRM) is proud to announce a new partnership with Atlanta-based Northside Hospital for the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series (NCTS) race at the Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway. Northside Hospital will serve as the primary sponsor aboard Layne Riggs’ No. 38 Ford F-150 for the rookie driver’s second race of the NCTS season.

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Mavis Returns to Denny Hamlin, No. 11 Team in 2024

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2024) – Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Mavis Tires & Brakes will be featured as the primary sponsor of Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota Camry XSE for eight NASCAR Cup Series races in 2024.

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Trackside Live with Kenny Wallace, John Roberts and Jose Castillo Returns in 2024 to Speedway Motorsports Tracks

LOUDON, N.H. – The always-entertaining Trackside Live with Kenny Wallace, John Roberts and Jose Castillo is back for 2024. The terrific trio will bring laughs, stories and special guests to eight premier Speedway Motorsports event weekends, with visits to the Fan Zones at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, North Wilkesboro Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.

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Georgia Peanut Commission Returns with Front Row Motorsports

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 26, 2024) – The Georgia Peanut Commission and their Georgia Peanuts brand are proud to announce their continued partnership with Front Row Motorsports (FRM) and Todd Gilliland for the NASCAR Cup Series event at the Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway this February.

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Front Row Motorsports Extends Dog-Loving Relationship with Benebone

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 25, 2024) – Front Row Motorsports (FRM) and Benebone, a leading USA-brand of durable chew toys for dogs, have extended their partnership and will continue to be a paws-itive partner of the 2021 Daytona 500 champion and proud dog-dad, Michael McDowell.

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2024 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule

It’s never too early to start mapping out the 2024 racing season. Here’s a look at the NASCAR Cup Series for 2024.  Note that the Cup Series Playoffs begin with the Round of 12 at Kansas Speedway on Sept. 29.

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HSR Prototype Challenge Presented by IMSA Set to Launch in 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (October 24, 2023) – Officials from Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today confirmed plans for a new, six-event series for current and previous-generation Le Mans Prototype 3 (LMP3) race cars beginning in 2024.

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