Atlanta Motor Speedway Pre-race News and Notes
Event/Date: AdvoCare 500 (September 1, 2013)
Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (GA)
Track Length: 1.5 miles
Race Distance: 500 miles (333 laps)
Tune in: NASCAR on ESPN at 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Mooresville, NC (August 29, 2013) - Celebrating the Labor Day weekend in true racing style, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway to race under the lights Sunday night.
United Mining Equpiment added on an additional race this weekend at Atlanta as primary sponsor for JJ Yeley’s No. 36 Chevrolet. UME has been a primary sponsor with TBR for several other races throughout the season, including Bristol this past weekend.
Racing in their hometown, SANY America is back on board the No. 7 Chevrolet with Dave Blaney. Located right outside of Atlanta in Peachtree City, SANY America has been on Blaney’s car throughout the entire season both as a primary and associate sponsor.
Blaney on racing at Bristol: “I am looking forward to having SANY back on board my No. 7 Chevy. I am looking forward to having the support of over 50+ SANY employees this weekend.”
Yeley on racing at Bristol: “I am excited to be continuing our sponsorship with UME this weekend in Atlanta. We have a great relationship with Don and those guys and would love to be able to continue working hard out on the track to get that No. 36 UME Chevy a good finish.”
Blaney by the numbers: In 24 starts at AMS, Dave Blaney has an average finish of 28.4.
Yeley by the numbers: Making his 10th career start this weekend at the 1.5 mile track, JJ Yeley has an average finish of 28.7.
Did you know?: Primary sponsors SANY and United Mining Equipment are both newcomers to the sport of NASCAR.