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Harvick's NNS team wins Atlanta race awards 08-31-2013
Kevin Harvick
Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick and his No. 33 Chevrolet team wins two race awards in the Nationwide Series Great Clips - Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Besides winning the race, Harvick won the 3M Lap Leader award for leading the most laps (132 of 195). Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines won the Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race award. Harvick is ineligible for driver points in this series.
Austin Dillon wins Brake in the Race award 08-31-2013
Austin Dillon
Austin Dillon (3 Chevrolet) wins the Duralast Brakes "Brake in the Race" award at Atlanta in the Nationwide Series. The award is given to the highest eligible driver in the running order at the time of the first caution of each race. He started second and finished eighth and earned the award in the Nationwide Series Great Clips - Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He is second in the 2013 NNS point standings.
Kevin Harvick wins Great Clips/Grit Chips 300 08-31-2013
Kevin Harvick
Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick wins the 22nd Annual Great Clips/Grit Chips 300, his 40th victory in 297 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is the No. 33 Chevrolet driver's first NNS victory and sixth top-10 finish in 2013. This is his second NNS victory and ninth top-10 finish in 12 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick is ineligible to collect driver points in this series.
Edwards has best 10-laps in Cup Happy Hour 08-31-2013
Carl Edwards
Carl Edwards (99 Ford) has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in Happy Hour practice for the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The average speed of 179.527 mph was best of the 25 cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this final practice session. No. 15 Clint Bowyer, No. 48 Jimmie Johnson, No. 56 Martin Truex Jr. and No. 5 Kasey Kahne are the rest of the top five on this list.
Jimmie Johnson leads Atlanta Happy Hour 08-31-2013
Jimmie Johnson
Jimmie Johnson (48 Chevrolet) is at the top of the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice leading to the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He put up a 186.447 mph lap in the final practice. No. 15 Clint Bowyer, No. 99 Carl Edwards, No. 42 Juan Pablo Montoya and No. 5 Kasey Kahne are the rest of the top five and No. 87 Joe Nemechek was the slowest of the 43 cars running in this final session.
Buescher on pole for Silverado 250 in Ontario 08-31-2013
James Buescher
James Buescher (31 Chevrolet Silverado) wins the Keystone Light Pole Award for the Inaugural Chevrolet Silverado 250 with a lap of 81.074 seconds, 109.189 mph. This is his fifth pole in 108 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. It is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2013. This is the series first race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Road Course) in Ontario.
Busch on pole for Great Clips/Grit Chips 300 08-31-2013
Kyle Busch
Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 22nd Annual Great Clips/Grit Chips 300 with a lap of 30.704 seconds, 180.563 mph. This is the No. 54 Toyota driver's 33rd pole in 262 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. It is his seventh pole and 14th top-10 start in 2013. This is his fourth pole in ten NNS races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Harvick top 10 laps in Atlanta Practice 2 08-31-2013
Kevin Harvick
Kevin Harvick (29 Chevrolet) has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first Saturday practice for the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. His average of 176.789 mph was best of the 24 cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 48 Jimmie Johnson, No. 18 Kyle Busch, No. 11 Denny Hamlin and No. 24 Jeff Gordon are the rest of the top five on this list.
Edwards leads first Saturday Cup practice 08-31-2013
Carl Edwards
Carl Edwards (99 Ford) leads the first Saturday practice for the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He ran a fast lap of 183.430 mph. No. 5 Kasey Kahne, No. 2 Brad Keselowski, No. 15 Clint Bowyer and No. 20 Matt Kenseth rounded out the rest of the top five on the speed chart for this practice. Timmy Hill in the No. 32 was the slowest.
Regan Smith has top 10-laps in NNS Happy Hour 08-31-2013
Regan Smith
Regan Smith (No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro) has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the Happy Hour practice for the Nationwide Series Great Clips - Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The average speed of 174.084 mph was best of the nine cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this final practice session. No. 33 Kevin Harvick, No. 3 Austin Dillon, No. 77 Parker Kligerman and No. 30 Nelson Piquet Jr. are the rest of the top five on this list.
Austin Dillon leads Nationwide Happy Hour 08-31-2013
Austin Dillon
Austin Dillon (No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro) tops the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice session for the Nationwide Series Great Clips - Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He ran a fast lap of 181.023 mph. No. 20 Brian Vickers, No. 22 Joey Logano, No. 6 Trevor Bayne and No. 7 Regan Smith round out the top five of the 36 cars out on the track. The No. 74, driven by Mike Harmon, was the slowest in the final practice session.
AJ Allmendinger full-time in No. 47 for 2014 08-31-2013
A.J. Allmendinger
JTG Daugherty Racing officials announced that AJ Allmendinger will pilot the No. 47 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry full-time beginning with the 2014 season. Allmendinger, who has five top-five and 30 top-10 finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has piloted the No. 47 in three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events and delivered the team's best finish (10th-place) of the season at Watkins Glen International.-JTG Daugherty Racing