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Team Chevy Fast Facts from NASCAR Atlanta

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A total of 18 Team Chevy drivers will start the Advocare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The 500-mile event will begin at 7:30 p.m., ET and will air live on ESPN. 

 

CHEVROLET DRIVERS STARTING IN THE TOP-10:

  • Juan Pablo Montoya, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS, will take the green-flag from the third position
  • Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, will start fifth
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 88 National Guard/Race2Achieve.org Chevrolet SS, will roll off eighth
  • Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet SS, starts 10th

 

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY:

  • Chevrolet drivers have won 37 of 105 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Victories by current Team Chevy drivers are:
  • Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS, has five (5) victories at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) ('95, '98, '99, '03 & '11)
  • Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet SS, has three (3) wins at AMS ('04 & '07 – TWICE)
  • Kurt Busch, No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/Beautyrest Chevrolet SS, has two (2) trophies from AMS ('02 & '10)
  • Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS, has visited Victory Lane twice (2) at AMS ('06 & '09)
  • Mark Martin, Interim driver of the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS, has two (2) wins at AMS ('91 & '94)
  • Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard ‘Race to Achieve' Chevrolet SS, has made one (1) trip to Victory Lane at AMS ('04)
  • Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Jimmy John's Chevrolet SS, has one (1) win at AMS ('01) 
  • A Chevrolet driver has won four (4) of the last 10 races at AMS
  • A Chevrolet driver has sat on the pole at AMS 23 times
  • Team Chevy drivers have scored 176 top-five and 348 top-10 finishes at AMS
  • A Chevrolet has led 11,704 laps (35.0% of possible 33,406 laps) at AMS

 

TEAM CHEVY IN NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (NSCS) COMPETITION:

  • Chevrolet has won 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Manufacturers' Championships
  • Team Chevy drivers have scored 712 wins and 641 poles in NSCS competition