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Kobalt Tools 500 - Atlanta Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch Makes History with Double in Atlanta
His nickname is "Rowdy." They call him that because he runs his Joe Gibbs Toyota wide open... all the time. "Go or Blow!" That's Kyle. And he did just that Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Start to finish, the young driver from Las Vegas kept his foot in the gas to win the Kobalt Tools 500.
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Kobalt Tools 500 Notes
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· Rookie Post-Race Quotes
· WIX Lap Leader Notes
· Point Standings
· Owner Point Standings
· Pit Stall Assignments
· Final Practice
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· Ford Saturday Quotes
· Starting Lineup
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· Practice 1
· Qualifying Order
· Chevrolet Friday Quotes
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· Entry List
· Weekend Schedule
· Team Chevy Notes & Quotes
· Dodge Motorsports Notes & Quotes
· Toyota Motorsports Notes & Quotes
· Raybestos Rookie Notes
· Team Red Bull Notes
· Johnny Benson Notes
· Carl Edwards Notes
· Kyle Busch Notes
· Ryan Newman Notes
· Kasey Kahne Notes
· Kevin Harvick Notes
· Greg Biffle Notes
· Jeff Burton Notes
· Elliott Sadler Notes
· Dale Earnhardt Jr. Notes
· Tony Stewart Notes
· Kurt Busch Notes
· Jimmie Johnson Notes
· Bobby Labonte Notes
· Matt Kenseth Notes
· Mark Martin Notes
· Reed Sorenson Notes
· David Ragan Notes
· Denny Hamlin Notes
· David Gilliland Notes
· Jeff Gordon Notes
· Clint Bowyer Notes
· Juan Pablo Montoya Notes
· Paul Menard Notes
· Jamie McMurray Notes
· Travis Kvapil Notes
· J.J. Yeley Notes
· Dale Jarrett Notes
· Casey Mears Notes
· Dave Blaney Notes
· Dario Franchitti Notes
· Sam Hornish Jr. Notes
· Kyle Petty Notes
· John Andretti Notes
· Bill Elliott Notes
· Patrick Carpentier Notes

Gordon Leads All-Hendrick Front Row at Atlanta
Jeff Gordon won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Kobalt Tools 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Gordon toured the 1.54-mile speedway in 29.927 seconds, at an average speed of 185.251 mph, to capture his 64th pole position in 513 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and lead an all-Hendrick front row. This is Gordonís first pole and his third top-10 start in four races so far this season, as well as his second pole and 17th top-10 start in 32 career starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Gordon's teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted the second-fastest lap at 29.990 seconds, at an average of 184.862 mph, and will join the No. 24 car on the front row of the starting grid. Martin Truex Jr. will start third, posting his first top-10 start this season. He has started from the top-10 in two of his seven starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Patrick Carpentier (21st) (30.574 seconds, 181.331 mph) was the fastest qualifying rookie, while Joe Nemechek (17th) (30.504 seconds, 181.747 mph) was the fastest of the drivers that had to make the field on time.

Photos from Atlanta Motor Speedway
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NASCAR Newscast: Kobalt Tools 500 Review

  • Watch and hear from Kyle Busch on his historic weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Plus, hear from Dale Earnhardt Jr. on why he fell short.
    [Watch Video]

    Video: Post-Race News Conferences at Atlanta Motor Speedway

  • Kyle Busch explains how and where he had to run at Atlanta to win the Kobalt Tools 500. (13 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • Kyle Busch was proud to put a Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 in Atlanta Motor Speedway's Victory Lane for the seventh time. (48 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • Steve Addington says he's happier for his crew than himself after earning his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win as a crew chief. (13 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • Joe Gibbs says Kyle Busch's win marked several firsts, including a first win for crew chief Steve Addington. (25 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • J.D Gibbs says winning with the No. 18 car means more after being absent for years from Victory Lane. (21 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • Tony Stewart enjoys being Kyle Busch's teammate, but he likes watching Kyle race even more. (29 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. marvels at Kyle Busch's ability behind the wheel. (18 seconds) [Watch Video]
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. says that after a strong start, he struggled with his setup the rest of the day. (22 seconds) [Watch Video]


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