The NASCAR Cup Series returns to the Eastern Time Zone after three races on the West Coast – a journey that has been extremely successful for driver William Byron.
The Hendrick Motorsports driver won two out of three races – last week at Phoenix Raceway and two weeks ago at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – and is now heading to a track where he’s already celebrated on the road to victory: Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Byron took the checkered flag in Atlanta a year ago and is aiming to become the first driver to win three straight races since teammate Kyle Larson won three straight races in May and June 2021.
The rest of the field, meanwhile, is hoping to dampen Byron’s momentum and speed into Sunday’s win. Here’s all the information you need to prepare for the Ambetter Health 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway:
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When does the cup race in Atlanta start?
The Ambetter Health 400 begins at 3:00 p.m. ET at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
On which TV station is the Atlanta cup race shown?
Fox is broadcasting the Ambetter Health 400 and has a pre-race show starting at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Fox Sports 1 will also have an earlier pre-race show starting at 1:30 p.m. ET.
Will there be a live stream of the Atlanta cup race?
The Ambetter Health 400 can be streamed live FoxSports website and in the FoxSports app.
How many laps is the Atlanta cup race?
The Ambetter Health 400 is 260 laps around the 1.54-mile track for a total of 400.4 miles. The race consists of three segments (laps per stage) — Stage 1: 60 laps; Level 2: 100 rounds; Level 3: 100 rounds.
Who won the last races in Atlanta?
Chase Elliott led 96 laps, including the final two, beating Ross Chastain to earn a win in his home state as the race ended under caution on July 10, 2022.
And a year ago, William Byron dominated with a 111-lap lead before edging out Chastain by 0.145 seconds in the March 20, 2022 race.
What is the lineup for the Ambetter Health 400 in Atlanta?
(car number in brackets)
1. (22) Joey Logano, Ford
2. (2) Austin Cindric, Ford
3. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford
4. (6) Brad Keselowski, Ford
5. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford
6. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford
7. (17) Chris Buescher, Ford
8. (14) Chase Briscoe, Ford
9. (5) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet
10. (20) Christopher Bell, Toyota
11. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet
12. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford
13. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet
14. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota
15. (48) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet
16. (45) Tyler Reddick, Toyota
17. (8) Kyle Busch, Chevrolet
18. (1) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet
19. (23) Bubba Wallace, Toyota
20. (31) Justin Haley, Chevrolet
21. (9) Josh Berry, Chevrolet
22. (42) Noah Gragson, Chevrolet
23. (38) Todd Gilliland, Ford
24. (41) Ryan Preece, Ford
25. (99) Daniel Suarez, Chevrolet
26. (77) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet
27. (47) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Chevrolet
28. (43) Erik Jones, Chevrolet
29. (19) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota
30. (16) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet
31. (7) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet
32. (51) CodyWare, Ford
33. (21) Harrison Burton, Ford
34. (15) JJ Yeley, Ford
35. (54) Ty Gibbs, Toyota
36. (78) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: NASCAR Race Today: Atlanta Start Time, TV, Live Stream, Lineup
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