Weekend Schedule for Atlanta Motor Speedway

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NASCAR will continue the 2018 season with a trip to Henry County, Georgia for a triple header at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR Camping World Truck SeriesXfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup will all race this weekend. Atlanta Motor Speedway, formerly Atlanta International Raceway, opened for racing in 1960 (rebuilt in 1997). The track is a quad-oval and is 2.48 km (1.54 mile) long. Surface is asphalt with four turns. Banking in turns; 24°,straights; 5°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Geoffrey Bodine with 197.478 mph (28.074 sec.) in  November 15, 1997. Bonus fact: The oldest NASCAR race winner at Atlanta Motor Speedway is Morgan Shepherd at age 51 (March 20, 1993). The stands currently capacity are 75 000 seats.

Weekend Schedule for Atlanta Motor Speedway

Series: Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

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Note: Times in CET and US EST

Friday, February 23

17.35-18.55 | 11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, FS1
19.05-19.55 | 1:05-1:55 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, FS1
20.00-20.55 | 2:05-2:55 p.m. | NASCAR Camping World Truck Series first practice, FS1
21.05-21.55 | 3:05-3:55 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, FS1
22.05-22.55 | 4:05-4:55 p.m. | NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice, FS1
23.15 | 5:15 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying, FS1

Saturday, February 24

15.10 | 9:10 a.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying, FS1
16.35 | 10:35 a.m. | NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying, FS1
18.00-19.20 | noon-1:20 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, FS1
20.00 | 2 p.m. | NASCAR Xfinity Series Rinnai 250 (163 laps, 251.02 miles), FS1
22.30 | 4:30 p.m. | NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (130 laps, 200.2 miles), FS1

Sunday,February 25

20.00 | 2 p.m. | Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (325 laps, 500.5 miles), FOX / VIASAT MOTOR LIVE 19.30 (Sweden)

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