In the NASCAR Cup Series’ return to Atlanta Motor Speedway, the new superspeedway configuration of the track displayed competitive racing, a hometown winner and some controversial moves that left drivers with flared tempers.
From the multiple drivers who took issue with Ross Chastain‘s actions to a late block from Chase Elliott that sent potential underdog winner Corey LaJoie crashing, Adam Cheek and Stephen Stumpf break down the second-ever superspeedway race at the 1.5-mile track. The duo also discusses how successful the reconfiguration has been.
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About the author
Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.
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