Ultimate Tailgating 200

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Ultimate Tailgating 200
Atlanta Motor Speedway.svg
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series
VenueAtlanta Motor Speedway
LocationHampton, Georgia, United States
Corporate sponsorUltimate Tailgating[1]
First race2004
Distance200.20 miles (322.19 km)
Laps130 (Stage 1: 40 Stage 2: 40 Stage 3: 50)
Previous namesEasy Care Vehicle Service Contracts 200 (2004)
World Financial Group 200 (2005)
John Deere 200 (2006)
American Commercial Lines 200 (2007–2009)
E-Z-GO 200 (2010)
Good Sam Club 200 (2011)
Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 200 (2012)
Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 (2015)
Great Clips 200 (2016)[2]
Active Pest Control (2017–2018)
Most wins (driver)Kyle Busch (3)
Most wins (team)Kevin Harvick Inc. (3)
Most wins (manufacturer)Toyota (8)
Circuit information
SurfaceAsphalt
Length1.54 mi (2.48 km)
Turns4

The Ultimate Tailgating 200 is a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race held at Atlanta Motor Speedway from 2004 until 2012, and returned to the schedule in 2015 as part of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend, where the track held a same-day doubleheader with the Xfinity Series' Rinnai 250.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2004 March 13 4 Bobby Hamilton Bobby Hamilton Racing Dodge 133* 204.82 (329.625) 1:39:22 123.675
2005 March 18 6 Ron Hornaday Jr. Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 135* 207.9 (334.582) 1:27:35 142.424*
2006 March 17 30 Todd Bodine Germain Racing Toyota 135* 207.9 (334.582) 1:33:31 133.388
2007 March 16 5 Mike Skinner Bill Davis Racing Toyota 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:53:36 105.739
2008 March 7 51 Kyle Busch Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:34:10 127.561
2009 March 7 51 Kyle Busch Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:32:16 130.188
2010 March 6 2 Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:39:20 120.926
2011 September 2 33 Ron Hornaday Jr. Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:38:05 122.467
2012 August 31 3 Ty Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:27:51 136.733
2013

2014
Not held
2015 February 28 88 Matt Crafton ThorSport Racing Toyota 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:25:22* 140.711
2016 February 27 8 John Hunter Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:39:09 121.15
2017 March 4 4 Christopher Bell Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:50:44 108.477
2018 February 24 16 Brett Moffitt Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 134* 206.36 (332.104) 1:40:00 123.816
2019 February 23 51 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 130 200.2 (322.19) 1:46:38 112.648
2020 March 14 130 200.2 (322.19)

Notes[edit]

  • 2005 Was the race average speed record with overtime.
  • 2015 Was the race time record.
  • 2004–2006 and 2018:The Race was extended due to a NASCAR Overtime finish.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
3 Kyle Busch 2008, 2009, 2019
2 Ron Hornaday Jr. 2005, 2011

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
3 Kevin Harvick Inc. 2005, 2010, 2011
2 Billy Ballew Motorsports 2008, 2009
Kyle Busch Motorsports 2017, 2019

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
8 Japan Toyota 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
5 United States Chevrolet 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016
1 United States Dodge 2004

Television announcers[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2017 FS1 Vince Welch Phil Parsons
Michael Waltrip
2018
2019

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultimate Tailgating to sponsor Gander Outdoors Truck Series Race at Atlanta". Clayton News Daily. February 20, 2019. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "Great Clips Announced as Title Sponsor of Feb. 27 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at AMS". Catchfence. February 17, 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2016.


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