Perhaps no other driver on NASCAR's national touring series circuit has a closer connection to Atlanta Motor Speedway than David Ragan. There's the phrase "home track," and then there's just "home." And home is exactly what the 1.54-mile speedway, located 25 miles due south of downtown Atlanta, is and has been for the 32-year old Georgia driver almost from the very beginning.
When it comes to iconic NASCAR car numbers, your first thought is probably Dale Earnhardt, Jr. when you see 88, Jimmie Johnson when you see 48, and Richard Petty when you see 43. Each one a motorsports legend now and forever, they've given meaning to those numbers through countless memorable performances over the span of their careers.
The 2018 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR weekend in Atlanta gets underway this Friday, Feb. 23! With on-track action all three days of the weekend and a plethora of fan-friendly activities happening both inside and outside the oval, it might be tough to keep track of the many attractions available to fans.
It was another predictably wild and raucous Daytona 500 on Sunday afternoon as the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season officially got underway.