Under clear blue Georgia skies, Jimmie Johnson gambled on his fuel to put himself in position to win the race. On the final restart, he got the best restart and scored the victory in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It tied him with the late Dale Earnhardt for seventh on NASCAR's all-time wins list.
Kyle Busch will lead the field to the green flag in this afternoon's XFINITY race. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota won the pole for today's Heads Up Georgia 250 after posting a time of 29.887 and a speed of 185.499 mph.