The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to action this Saturday (Feb. 23) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 33 trucks are currently on the entry list, meaning one team will go home early.
Reigning Truck Series winner Austin Hill looks to make it two in a row in his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota, after notching his first career series win last Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.
All-time leading Truck Series winner and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch makes his season debut in his own No. 51 truck. Joining him are other notable Daytona 500 standouts, Ross Chastain driving the No. 45 Niece Motorsports machine and Parker Kligerman in the Henderson Motorsports No. 75.
Anthony Alfredo will make his debut with DGR-Crosley in the No. 17, replacing team co-owner David Gilliland. Xfinity Series team owner/driver BJ McLeod is entered with Jacob Wallace Racing, which has largely driven at Eldora Speedway in the past, in a Chevrolet.
Chad Finley returns to the series in his No. 42 Chevrolet, replacing Robby Lyons. The two drivers plan to share the No. 42 this season. Finally, Cory Roper will be back with his No. 04 team after a heavy crash Friday night in Daytona.
The Atlanta 200 from Atlanta Motor Speedway is Saturday, Feb. 23 on Fox Sports 1. The race is scheduled to start shortly after 4:30 p.m. ET as the second half of a doubleheader with the Xfinity Series.
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