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Well, it's certainly been a very exciting year for all of us here at Atlanta Motor Speedway! During 2010, we've seen many exciting and unforgettable
moments here at Atlanta Motor Speedway and are very thankful for each of our fans, young and old, that were able to witness many of those great moments during NASCAR weekends and at other events with us at AMS!


On five separate occasions in his storied NASCAR career, Bobby Allison visited Victory Lane at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Allison's first Atlanta win, in the 1970 Atlanta 500, came on a day that saw other drivers dominate the before Allison surged into the lead when it counted to pick up the win, in his Dodge sponsored by Coca-Cola. Allison picked up the victory after qualifying ninth. In fact, Allison, who led twice for seven laps, didn't lead until less than 10 laps remained.


Throughout his storied racing career, Cale Yarborough has had quite a love affair with the racing facility now known as Atlanta Motor Speedway, collecting seven Atlanta victories with five different car owners in NASCAR's Cup Division. At one point, the South Carolina native won three out of five races at Atlanta International Raceway.


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