Two races into the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series season and Ford has come away a winner both times. Kevin Harvick dominated the race winning both the first and second stages, but Brad Keselowski battled from behind to win the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Credit pit strategy for Jimmie Johnson's Sprint Cup victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. Johnson came in early for a fresh set of tires, nine laps before leader Kevin Harvick did. When Harvick finally came to the pits Johnson inherited the lead and stretched to as many as 13 and a half seconds at one point over the final 40 laps. Johnson then earned the win on an overtime restart after
A big win in Atlanta Sunday night for Denny Hamlin. His fourth win of the season will mean at least a tie for the lead heading into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship after next week’s race at Richmond. Hamlin held off Jeff Gordon on a green, white, checkered finish to win for the second week in a row and at the same time putting a real dent in Gordon’s hopes of making the field for Chase
With just two races left before the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, it's crunch time for drivers battling for a playoff spot.
The top-three drivers in the points standings -- Greg Biffle, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- have already clinched a spot in the field. Matt Kenseth will likely join them. All he needs to do is finish 40th or better this Sunday night at Atlanta
Even with a vibration issue late in the race, Jeff Gordon was able to hold off Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Jimmie Johnson, during the closing laps to win Tuesday's Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway -- a race delayed two days by Tropical Storm Lee. Gordon led a race-high 146 laps for his third win this season and 85th career Cup victory putting him in sole possession of third place on t