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Encyclopedia > Atlanta Journal 500
Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500
Venue Atlanta Motor Speedway
Corporate sponsor Bass Pro Shops and MBNA
First race 1960
Distance 500 miles (805 km)
Number of laps 325
Previous names Dixie 300 (1960)

Dixie 400 (1961-1966) ImageMetadata File history File links BassProShopsMBNA500. ... The following is a list of race tracks used by NASCAR as part of its Nextel Cup Series, Busch Series, and/or Craftsman Truck Series. ... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ... To sponsor something is to support an event, activity, person or organization by providing money or other resources in exchange for something, usually advertising or publicity, and always access to an audience. ... Bass Pro Shops is a privately held sporting goods and outdoor goods store headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. ... MBNA Corporation NYSE: KRB, FWB: MBN is a bank holding company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ...


Dixie 500 (1967-1979) 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ...


Atlanta Journal 500 (1980-1990) 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... This article is about the year. ...


Hardee's 500 (1991) 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Hooters 500 (1992-1994) 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


NAPA 500 (1995-2002) 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 (2003-2005) 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ... Hampton is a city located in Henry County, in the U.S. state of Georgia. ...


Past Winners


2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carl Edwards (born on August 15th, 1979 in Columbia, Missouri) is a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and Busch Series driver for Roush Racing. ... Jimmie Johnson (born September 17, 1975 in El Cajon, California) is a NASCAR Nextel Cup race car driver who currently drives the #48 Lowes Kobalt Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by teammate Jeff Gordon and operated by Rick Hendricks Hendrick Motorsports. ... Jeffrey Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971 in Vallejo, California) currently lives in Westfield, MA and is a four-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion and driver of the #24 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. ... Kurt Busch (left) talks with team owner Jack Roush. ... Bobby Labonte Bobby Labonte races at the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2004. ... Jerry Nadeau is a race car driver who competed in the 1994 Barber Dodge Pro Series and the 1996 Formula Opel Euroseries. ... Bobby Labonte Bobby Labonte races at the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2004. ... Dale Earnhardt Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Sr. ... Mark Martin Mark Martin (near) makes a tight turn at the Dodge/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. ... Rusty Wallace Rusty Wallace makes a tight turn during the Advance Auto Parts 500 at Martinsville Speedway. ... This article is about the NASCAR driver Bill Elliott. ... Morgan Shepherd has been a NASCAR Nextel Cup driver from 1977-Present. ... This article is about the NASCAR driver Bill Elliott. ... Neil Bonnett (July 30, 1946-February 11, 1994) was a strong NASCAR driver who compiled 18 victories and 20 poles over his 18-year career. ... Bobby Allison (born December 3, 1937) was one of the first NASCAR drivers and was named one of NASCARs 50 greatest drivers. ... William Caleb Cale Yarborough (born March 27, 1939) in Timmonsville SC, near the Famous Darlington Speedway, is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver. ... Donnie Allison is a former driver on the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit, who won ten times during his racing career, which spanned the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s. ... Darrell Waltrip (born February 5, 1947 in Owensboro, Kentucky) is a NASCAR driver, active from 1972 to 2000, who won three Nextel Cup titles (1981, 1982, 1985), the 1989 Daytona 500, 1992 Southern 500, and is the undisputed Memorial Day major race record holder, having won an unprecedented five Coca... Dave Marcis (born March 1, 1941) was a driver on the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit from 1968 until 2002. ... For the American composer, see Buddy Baker (composer). ... Richard Petty (second from left) pictured with his father Lee (to his right), son Kyle (to his left), and grandson Adam (to his far left), in 2000 before the deaths of Lee and Adam. ... David Pearson David Pearson (born December 22, 1934 in Whitney, South Carolina) is a former American racecar driver. ... 1969 Daytona 500 Winner (Ford Cobra) LeeRoy Yarbrough (born September 17, 1938 in Jacksonville, Florida, died December 7, 1984) was a NASCAR auto driver. ... Dick Hutcherson (born November 30, 1931) is an American businessman and a former racecar driver. ... Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett, Known as Gentleman Ned Jarrett, had a pleasant disposition and smooth demeanor. ... Robert Glen Johnson, Jr. ... Rex White is a former NASCAR champion. ... Edward Glenn Fireball Roberts, Jr. ...

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Dickies 500 The following is a list of current (as of 2005) NASCAR races from the Nextel Cup, Busch Series, and Craftsman Truck Series, along with their venues. ... The Dickies 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Justin, Texas, USA. The inaugural race is scheduled to take place on November 6, 2005. ...


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The Atlanta Journal (747 words)
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