"This track is just awesome like always," Jeremy Mayfield said after climbing from his car. "This is the same good Atlanta track we're used to. We love coming here."
Kevin Harvick sat atop the speed charts on the second day of testing with a fast lap of 181.176 mph (30.60 seconds). Harvick was followed by Scott Riggs in the No. 9 car, Casey Mears and Jeremy Mayfield.
Teams used the Goodyear tire test to work car on set-up while testing the tires. Series veteran Mayfield said the test has been very beneficial to his team in particular.
"That was the best we have been all year," Mayfield said after completing a morning test session. "We learned a lot yesterday and applied it today. We have something we can be really competitive with here."
NASCAR's elite drivers will attempt to tame the blistering speeds of Atlanta Motor Speedway during the Oct. 28 Pep Boys Auto 500. Great seats are still available and can obtained by calling (877) 9-AMS-TIX or by visiting www.atlantamotorspeedway.com