NASCAR America: The history of NASCAR in Georgia

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Rutledge Wood explores NASCAR’s roots in Atlanta dating back to the late 1950’s with dirt track races and Fireball Roberts’ victory at Atlanta International Speedway in July 1960.

Now named Atlanta Motor Speedway, the track will host its 110th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend and the 2,500th Cup race overall.

Enjoy a look at the Peach State’s place in the NASCAR world.