John Hunter Nemechek’s roller-coaster Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway started out “sketchy,” but ultimately ended with a solid top-five finish in his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut.
Kevin Harvick left no doubt in anyone’s mind who the fastest cat in town was during Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Cole Custer exited Atlanta Motor Speedway’s infield care center understandably frustrated on Saturday afternoon, following a vicious lap 11 crash that eliminated him from the Rinnai 250.
Richard Childress Racing driver Daniel Hemric played catch-up for most of the day in Saturday’s Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it paid off in the end with a top-10 finish.
It was a standard Saturday afternoon for Kyle Busch, topping the NASCAR XFINITY Series field again to claim the checkered flag in the Rinnai 250 and win the 87th NASCAR XFINITY Series race of his career.
Saving his tires over the course of stage two in Saturday’s Rinnai 250, Kevin Harvick charged to the point and led the final 19 laps to collect the maximum 10 bonus points at the end of the stage at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Leading 33 of the 40 laps in stage one of Saturday’s Rinnai 250, Brad Keselowski took home maximum points in Team Penske’s hunt for the NASCAR XFINITY Series owner’s championship by collecting his first stage win under the new race format.
In a 55-minute session dominated by Cup interlopers, defending Rinnai 250 winner Kyle Busch topped the speed charts during NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday.