The Sprint Cup heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway for this Sunday’s race, the Folds Of Honor QuikTrip 500. Regan Smith doing double duty in Sprint Cup and the Xfinity Series, replacements are named for Kyle Busch and Atlanta makes its track a little bit safer.
FOX News Radio’s Marghiee Teshineh reports in “FOX in the Fast Lane”:
The Sprint Cup goes to Atlanta this weekend and Kevin Harvick says he expects his team to shine at this track because:
(Harvick) “I’m excited about, you know, everything that we do on our mile and a half stuff, so I’m looking forward to going to Atlanta.”
Denny Hamlin says losing the first race of the year will not define his season, so…
(Hamlin) “Let’s get to Atlanta and kinda see whose got what.”
Regan Smith, subbing again in the number 41 car this weekend in Atlanta, while Kurt Busch remains on suspension, while driving his full time schedule in the Xfinity Series.
David Ragan, taking over for Kyle Busch in the Cup series and Erik Jones subbing for Busch in the Xfinity Series. Busch recovering from surgery to repair his broken leg and foot, after crashing head-on into a concrete wall at last week’s Xfinity race at Daytona.
And, in response to Busch’s accident, officials in Atlanta announce they are adding 130 more feet of protective barriers to their track.
Fox In The Fast Lane, I’m Marghiee Teshineh, FOX News Radio.
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