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2020 NASCAR Cup Series Atlanta Race Page

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
Sunday, June 7, 2020
(Rescheduled from Saturday, March 14, 2020)
Atlanta Motor Speedway
2:00pm/et
Laps: 325 - Stages: Stages: 105/210/325
TV: FOX -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend on-track schedule

Saturday, June 6
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
10:30 AM-11:00 AM NCS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
5:00 PM NCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)
9:00 PM-11:00 PM NCS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Sunday, June 7
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
** ENTRANCE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE BY DEPARTMENT **
7:45 AM-2:30 PM NCS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
1:00 PM-2:00 PM NCS ENGINE PRIME & FINAL ADJUSTMENTS (PIT ROAD)
2:30 PM TRACK SERVICES MEETING (RADIO CHANNEL ASSIGNMENT)
2:50 PM NCS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
3:00 PM NCS RACE (STAGES 105/210/325 LAPS = 500.5 MILES)
7:30 PM-8:30 PM NCS HAULERS EXIT

Race Rundown

Kevin Harvick continues Atlanta Motor Speedway Dominance: Kevin Harvick has had an exceptional relationship with Atlanta Motor Speedway and the 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion showed that again Sunday afternoon winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, his third victory at the historic track. Harvick led a race high 151 of 325 laps en route to his 51st career win, prevailing in a valiant contest with Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., who finished second and third.[Read More](6-7-2020)

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#4-Kevin Harvick won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The win is his 2nd of the year, 3rd win at Atlanta and 51st career win.
#18-Busch finished 2nd followed by #19-Truex, Jr., #12-Blaney, #11-Hamlin, #1-Busch, #48-Johnson, pole sitter #9-Elliott, #2-Keselowski, and #22-Logano.
Stage 1 & 2 were both won by #19-Truex, Jr.
There were 21 lead changes among 9 drivers and 5 cautions for 24 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 142.966mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Atlanta:
Kevin Harvick won the 61st Annual Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, his 51st victory in 692 Cup Series races.
This is his second victory and ninth top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his third victory and 15th top-10 finish in 30 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch (second) posted his ninth top-10 finish in 22 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his sixth top-10 finish in 2020.
Martin Truex Jr. (third) posted his 10th top-10 finish in 22 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Tyler Reddick (16th) was the highest finishing rookie.
Kevin Harvick leads the point standings by 48 points over Joey Logano.
(NASCAR)(6-7-2020)

Cup Series Playoff Standings after Atlanta:
1) #4-Kevin Harvick [2 wins], 421 pts
2) #22-Joey Logano [2 wins], 373
3) #2-Brad Keselowski [2 win], 346
4) #11-Denny Hamlin [2 win], 322
5) #9-Chase Elliott [1 win], 365
6) #88-Alex Bowman [1 win], 314
7) #19-Martin Truex, Jr., 334, -87
8) #12-Ryan Blaney, 317, -104
19) #18-Kyle Busch, 308, -113
10) #1-Kurt Busch, 284, -137
11) #10-Aric Almirola, 260, -161
12) #14-Clint Bowyer, 259, -162
13) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 256, -165
14) #3-Austin Dillon, 247, -174
15) #21-Matt DiBenedetto, 246, -175
16) #20-Erik Jones, 240, -181
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #1-Busch (failed inspection three times), #32-LaJoie (failed inspection twice), #52-Smithley (failed inspection twice), #66-Hill (unapproved adjustments), #41-Custer (unapproved adjustments)

Crew Rosters

Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway have been made. The selections were based on the finish of Sunday’s race.
Bristol winner #2-Keselowski chose pit stall 3, the first one available.
Bristol 2nd place finisher #14-Bowyer took the 13th stall, with an opening in front of it.
See all pit choices on Pit Stall chart.(6-3-2020)

#9-Chase Elliott will start from the pole for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
#10-Almirola will start second followed by #22-Logano, #18-Busch, #14-Bowyer, #2-Keselowski, #12-Blaney, #88-Bowman, #4-Harvick, and #11-Hamlin.
The lineup was set based on a random draw according to owner points.
See the complete Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Starting Lineup.(6-4-2020)

Entry List for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway is posted, 40 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #7-Sorenson, #27-Bilicki, #51-Gase, #53-Smithley, #77-Yeley, #78-McLeod.
With 40 teams entered, everyone will make the race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)

Goodyear Tire Notes

Pit selection:

  • Order based on finishing position from the May 31 race at Bristol, followed by new entries in order of points.

Starting lineup:

  • Positions 1-12: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
  • Positions 13-24: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
  • Positions 25-36: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
  • Positions 37-40: Open teams in order of owners points

Past Atlanta Races

Race Officials

Grand Marshal: Jimmie Johnson
Command: Jimmie Johnson
Honorary Starter: None
Honorary Pace Car Driver: None
Color Guard: None
Invocation: Rev. John Dewberry
National Anthem: Keedron Bryant
Flyover: 3 unidentified helicopters

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