NNS: NRA American Warrior 300 Preview

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Race Info

Date- Saturday September 1st, 2012

Location- Atlanta, Georgia

Start Time- 7:16 PM EST

Distance- 195 Laps, 300.3 Miles

Broadcast TV- ESPN

Broadcast Radio- PRN (goprn.com)

Weather Forecast

High 90 F Low 71 F

Chance of rain- 30%

Isolated Thunder Storms

Past Race Winners

2011- Carl Edwards

2010- Jamie McMurray

2009- Kevin Harvick

2008- Matt Kenseth

2007- Jeff Burton

Notables yet to win the NRA American Warrior 300

Elliot Sadler

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Sam Hornish Jr

Justin Allgaier

Michael Annett

News & Notes

Elliot Sadler looks to hold off Ricky Stenhouse Jr for the points lead

Sam Hornish Jr looks to get back in the mix for the points lead

Danica Patrick looks to build on 9th place finish last week at Bristol

Cup regulars in the field include Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Kasey Kahne, Kyle Busch and Joe Nemechek

Event Schedule

Nationwide Series Practice 9:00 AM EST Saturday (TV at 11:30 AM EST on SPEED)

Nationwide Series Qualifying 3:30 PM EST Saturday on SPEED

Nationwide Series Race, NRA American Warrior 300, 6:30 PM EST Saturday on ESPN

Next Race- Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at the Richmond International Speedway Richmond, Virginia

Entry List via Nascar.com







01 Mike Wallace St. Louis, MO Chevrolet Tradebank Johnny Davis
2 Elliott Sadler Emporia, VA Chevrolet OneMain Financial DeLana Harvick
3 Austin Dillon* Lewisville, NC Chevrolet AdvoCare Morgan Shepherd
4 Danny Efland Irmo, SC Chevrolet Tradebank Rusty Wallace
6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Olive Branch, MS Ford Ford EcoBoost Jack Roush
7 Danica Patrick Roscoe, IL Chevrolet GoDaddy.com Kelley Earnhardt-Miller
10 Jeff Green Owensboro, KY Toyota TriStar Motorsports Mark Smith
11 Brian Scott Boise, ID Toyota Dollar General J D Gibbs
12 Sam Hornish Jr. Bryan, OH Dodge Alliance Truck Parts Roger Penske
14 Eric McClure Chilhowie, VA Toyota Hefty / Reynolds Wrap Mark Smith
15 Timmy Hill Port Tobacco, MD Chevrolet Rick Ware Racing Rick Ware
18 Denny Hamlin Chesterfield, VA Toyota Z-Line Designs Joe Gibbs
19 Tayler Malsam Sammamish, WA Toyota G-Oil / Noah’s Light Foundation Mark Smith
22 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, MI Dodge SKF / Discount Tire Roger Penske
23 Robert Richardson Jr. McKinney, TX Chevrolet North Texas Pipe Robert Richardson, Sr
30 James Buescher Plano, TX Chevrolet Central Wire Harry Scott, Jr
31 Justin Allgaier Riverton, IL Chevrolet Brandt Sandra Turner
33 Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, CA Chevrolet Hunt Brothers Pizza DeLana Harvick
38 Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA Chevrolet Great Clips Steve Turner
39 TBA4 No Home Town Ford Fenton Motorsports Archie St Hilaire
40 Erik Darnell Beach Park, IL Chevrolet Key Motorsports Curtis Key, Sr
41 Fain Skinner Live Oak, FL Ford Carport Empire Rick Ware
42 Josh Wise Riverside, CA Chevrolet Curtis Key Plumbing Curtis Key, Sr
43 Michael Annett Des Moines, IA Ford Pilot Flying J Sandra Turner
44 Mike Bliss Milwaukie, OR Chevrolet TriStar Motorsports Mark Smith
46 Chase Miller Canton, GA Chevrolet The Motorsports Group Curtis Key, Sr
47 Stephen Leicht Asheville, NC Chevrolet Curtis Key Plumbing Curtis Key, Sr
50 T.J. Bell Reno, NV Chevrolet BeaverΒ Bail Bonds Rusty Wallace
51 Jeremy Clements Spartanburg, SC Chevrolet USS James E. Williams DDG 95 Tony Clements
52 Joey Gase* Cedar Rapids, IA Chevrolet Jimmy Means Racing Jimmy Means
54 Kyle Busch Las Vegas, NV Toyota Monster Energy Kyle Busch
70 Tony Raines La Porte, IN Dodge ML Motorsports Mary Louise Miller
81 Jason Bowles* Ontario, CA Toyota American Majority Gina MacDonald
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, FL Toyota AM / FM Energy Wood &Β Pellet Stoves Andrea Nemechek
88 Cole Whitt* Alpine, CA Chevrolet NASCAR Bashers Dale Earnhardt, Jr
89 Morgan Shepherd Conover, NC Chevrolet Hyland’sΒ Leg Cramps Morgan Shepherd
100 Blake Koch West Palm Beach, FL Chevrolet TBA Mike Ruch
108 Kyle Fowler Smyrna, GA Ford Randy Hill Racing Randy Hill
124 Benny Gordon* DuBois, PA Toyota TBA Jason Sciavicco
171 Scott Riggs Bahama, NC Chevrolet Rick Ware Racing Rick Ware
172 John Jackson Ellenton, FL Toyota CrashClaimsR.us James Carter
174 Mike Harmon Birmingport, AL Chevrolet Koma Unwind Relaxation Drink Mike Harmon
198 Reed Sorenson Peachtree City, GA Ford Carroll Shelby Motors Fred Biagi
199 Travis Pastrana Annapolis, MD Toyota Boost Mobile Robby Benton




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