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NASCAR RACE #25 PREVIEW: AdvoCare 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway Tonight at 6:30 pm on ESPN


The NASCAR Sprint Cup series moves into Dixieland for the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the suburb of Hampton, Georgia.

Atlanta is one of the larger tracks on the NASCAR circuit with 124,000 capacity and a track length of 1.54 miles.

The 500.5-mile race consists of 325 laps.

Atlanta Motor Speedway (file photo)

In the last 10 races at Atlanta, the top winners includes Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch with two each. Jeff Gordon has won one race. In 15 races at the speedway, Gordon has finished in the top five, tops among active drivers.

Former president and racing fan Jimmy Carter, a Georgia native, worked at the track as a ticket vendor in the 1960′s. Driver Fireball Roberts won the first NASCAR event in Atlanta in 1960, the Dixie 200.

REVIEWING THE 2011 AdvoCare 500 Race: Rain extended the Labor Day weekend race into Tuesday. Hendricks Motorsports finished 1-2 with Gordon leading a race-high 146 laps which included the final 38 to hold off teammate Johnson for the win. With his 85th win, Gordon broke the tie with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip for third on the career Cup win list. Gordon only trails Richard Petty (200) and David Pearson (105) in wins.

The race starts at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN.

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS FOR THURSDAY JANUARY 20, 2011: Almanacs & Celebrity Birthdays


Today is Thursday, January 20, the 20th day of 2011. There are 345 days left in the year.


Barack Obama became the United States 44th President on this date in 2009 and the nation's first African American elected to the office (file photo)

* On January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th president.

* In 1942, Nazi officials conducted the notorious Wannsee conference, arriving at their “final solution” that called for killing all Jews.

* In 1981, Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, acting minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan.

* In 1986, the United States observed the first federal holiday in honor of slain civil-rights leader the Reverand Martin Luther King, Jr.

* In 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation’s 44th president and first African-American elected to the position.


81 BUZZ ALDRIN, former astronaut

59 PAUL STANLEY, rock musician from the group KISS

55 BILL MAHER, comedian and TV host

48 JAMES DENTON, actor on the TV show Desperate Housewives

46 JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY, country singer

45 RAINN WILSON, actor from the TV show, The Office

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 1, 2010: Almanacs & Celebrity Birthdays


Today is Friday, October 1, the 274th day of 2010. There are just 91 days left in the year.


* In 1936, General Francisco Franco was proclaimed the head of an insurgent Spanish state.

* In 1908, Henry Ford introduced his Model T auto to the market.

* In 1940, the first section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, 160 miles in length, opened to the public.

* In 1949, Mao Zedong proclaimed the People’s Republic of China in a ceremoney in Beijing.

* in 1987, an earthquake of magnitude, 5.9 struck the Los Angeles area, killing eight people.


86 Jimmy Carter, former U.S. president, the 39th in our country’s history.

Our 39th president Jimmy Carter is 86 today. (file)

86 Roger Williams, pianist.

83 Tom Bosley, actor from Happy Days & Father Dowling Mysteries.

75 Julie Andrews, actress from The Sound of Music.

60 Randy Quaid, actor.

47 Mark McGwire, former baseball slugger and current St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach.

45 Cindy Margolis, actress and model.

30 Sarah Drew, actress from Grey’s Anatomy.