XFINITY Series Heads Up Georgia 250

NASCAR XFINITY Series

Race: Heads Up Georgia 250

Place: Atlanta Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, Feb. 27 at 1:30 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FS1, PRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 251.02 miles (163 laps)

What to Watch for: Elliott Sadler tries to build on his standings lead after finishing fourth at Daytona. He sits three points ahead of second-place Darrell Wallace Jr. … Atlanta native Brandon Jones makes his first NASCAR XFINITY Series start at the 1.54-mile track after placing seventh at Daytona. … Pre-season Sunoco Rookie of the Year favorite Erik Jones attempts to rebound from his 31st-place finish at Daytona. … If a full-time XFINITY Series driver wins at Atlanta, he will virtually earn a berth in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase playoffs.

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.