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On the heels of Trevor Bayne's stunning win in the Daytona 500, the iconic No. 21 Wood Brothers car is once again the talk of the NASCAR world. Back in 1973, the No. 21 snatched the headlines at Atlanta, with David Pearson sweeping both of the season's races.

The sweep of both 1973 races at Atlanta puts Pearson among elite company as just five drivers have swept both races in a single season at AMS. But to accomplish the sweep, Pearson had to outduel another NASCAR legend not once, but twice in 1973 – Cale Yarborough. Continue...

NASCAR returns to Atlanta on Labor Day weekend, and fans have a chance to win tickets to the Great Clips 300 Nationwide race by having their picture taken with the Great Clips show car in the Atlanta area this weekend and by connecting with AMS online!

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If you're involved in NASCAR, it's easy be excited right now! The season is underway and there's plenty to talk about! There is a new sense of energy around the sport! And right now, that energy extends to Atlanta Motor Speedway!

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On this day 10 years ago, the racing world lost Dale Earnhardt. The driver known to many as "The Intimidator"
left an indelible impact on many individuals involved in NASCAR, ranging from fans, to competitors and others within the sport. AMS President and GM Ed Clark is among them. Earnhardt enjoyed a rich history at Atlanta throughout his career

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There are likely fond memories for fans of Rusty Wallace resting within the history of Atlanta

Motor Speedway. Wallace finished second in AMS in his first Cup start in 1980 and won twice here. One of the sweetest of those memories came in the 1989 Atlanta Journal 500.

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Sometimes, especially in NASCAR, a race is remembered not for what happened during it, but  rather for what occurred afterward. That was truly the case in the 1993 Hooters 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the subject of this week's throwback photo.

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