Friday, March 18, 2022

NASCAR Xfinity Series Heads to Atlanta

NASCAR Xfinity Series Heads to Atlanta

32nd NXS Race at Atlanta Motor Speedway

NASCAR Xfinity Series Heads to Atlanta


The NASCAR Xfinity Series will be in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend for the Nalley Cars 250 on Saturday, March 19 at 5 p.m. ET (on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The race will be the second of the day as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will kick off a doubleheader at 2:30 p.m. ET.


This will be the 32nd NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The previous 31 races have produced 17 different pole winners and 19 different race winners with Kevin Harvick leading the way with six wins under his belt. Three of those wins were back-to-back-to-back in 2013, 2014 and 2015.


Not far behind are drivers Mark Martin  and Kyle Busch with three wins each. (Fun fact: Kyle Busch has won 102 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, making him the first driver in Xfinity Series history to hit 100 wins.)


Justin Allgaier won last year’s March Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway He will be competing again this weekend hoping to make his way to Victory Lane once again. Allgaier has had a hot start to the 2022 season, posting two top-five and four top-10 finishes. He is currently third in the series points standings 42 points behind Gragson in the standings lead.


Busch is the most recent winner at the 1.54-mile track, beating second and third place drivers Jeb Burton and Noah Gragson. Both Burton and Gragson will be competing in the Nalley Cars 250 on Saturday for their chance at redemption. Burton is looking to post his first victory this season while Gragson is looking for a back-to-back win and to post his fifth consecutive top-five finish this season.



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source: NASCAR Media

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