Archive for September, 2011

Atlanta Motor Speedway: Jeff Gordon Fends Off Jimmie Johnson to Earn 85th Career Victory

September 6, 2011 No Comments

Jeff Gordon prevailed as the highlight of a rain-filled, dreary weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Following a two day postponement due to inclement weather and several race-day delays, Gordon bested his Hendrick teammate Jimmie Johnson in a late race duel to earn his third win of the 2011 season. Atlanta Motor Speedway, where it all […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway: Contact With Juan Pablo Montoya Ends Clint Bowyer’s Day, Possibly His Chase Hopes

September 6, 2011 No Comments

Following his second place qualifying effort, Clint Bowyer’s shot at a win or even a solid points day at Atlanta was put on hold due to a rain filled Sunday. Bowyer was on the outside looking in heading into Tuesday’s rain delayed race, 22 points behind Tony Stewart in 10th and without a win. After […]

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Live Blog: Atlanta Motor Speedway AdvoCare 500 Updates

September 6, 2011 No Comments

Jimmie Johnson is your current points leader, as we head to Richmond International Raceway this weekend! 11-20: Vickers, Biffle, Burton, Truex Jr, Montoya, McMurray, Martin, Menard, Earnhardt Jr, Newman Unofficial Results: JGordon, Johnson, Stewart, KuBusch, Edwards, Keselowski, Harvick, Hamlin, Kenseth, Allmendinger Also, stay with thepacelap.com, as we will have a full recap posted shortly! Thanks everyone […]

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Is Mark Martin The Answer Stewart-Haas Racing Is Looking For?

September 5, 2011 No Comments

The recent news Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Danica Patrick for eight to ten Sprint Cup races in 2012 begs the question, who will be the driver she’s partnered with? Still needing financial backing for the third car, SHR will need to bring on a driver with a proven track record – pardon the pun.   While […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway- AdvoCare 500 Rescheduled for Tuesday, September 6 at 11:00 AM ET

September 4, 2011 No Comments

HAMPTON, Ga. (Sept. 4, 2011) – The AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race has been postponed because of weather from Tropical Storm Lee. The race will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 6 with a start time of 11:00 a.m. Existing tickets and credentials will be honored when the gates open at 8:30 a.m. The […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway Nationwide Race Results: Carl Edwards Wins From Pole, Justin Allgaier and Reed Sorenson Tangle

September 3, 2011 No Comments

Carl Edwards won Saturday night’s Great Clips 300 at Atlanta, overcoming a pit road penalty and keeping Kyle Busch at bay in the final laps to earn his sixth Nationwide victory of the 2011 season and 35th of his career. “The car was spectacular from the first lap on the race track the car was […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway AdvoCare 500 Starting Lineup: Kasey Kahne Nabs Pole

September 3, 2011 No Comments

Kasey Kahne won the pole for Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, turning a lap of 186.196 mph to earn his second pole of the 2011 season. Kahne, two-time Atlanta winner, currently sits 15th in points without a win this season. Another Chase hopeful, Clint Bowyer (185.922 mph), will start on the outside pole […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway Starting Lineup: Carl Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying

September 3, 2011 No Comments

Carl Edwards, fresh off a new contract with Fastenal on the Sprint Cup side, topped qualifying with his Fastenal Ford Mustang on the Nationwide side with a speed of 179.452 mph (30.894 seconds). “I just gotta thank Fastenal,” said Edwards following his qualifying lap. “This car is amazing. Have to thank everyone at the shop. […]

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