NASCAR’s new rules package presents drivers with a different challenge today at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
How it will go? Nobody is quite sure.
Here’s all the information for today’s race:
(All times are Eastern)
START: U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Julian Dale Alford will give the command to start engines at 2:08 p.m. The green flag is scheduled for 2:16 p.m.
PRERACE CEREMONIES: Driver introductions begin at 1:30 p.m. U.S. Air Force Chaplain, Lt. Col. Antonio Ortiz Guzman will give the invocation at 2 p.m. Billy Gilman of “The Voice” will perform the National Anthem at 2:01 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is 325 laps (500.5 miles) around the 1.54-mile track.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 85. Stage 2 ends on Lap 170.
COMPETITION CAUTION: Lap 35 because of overnight rain.
TV/RADIO: Fox will broadcast the race. Coverage begins at 1:30 p.m. Performance Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 1 p.m. and also can be heard at goprn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry PRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: wunderground.com calls for a high of 62 degrees and a zero percent chance of rain for the start of the race.
TO THE REAR: Kyle Busch (backup).
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for full Cup starting lineup