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NASCAR Drama at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Labor Day racing festivities are rapidly approaching at Atlanta Motor Speedway, so it is time to revisit a racing event that had it all, drama, excitement, firsts and lasts. There are so many great NASCAR races, but the 1992 Hooters 500 must rank near the top. Temporary seats had been erected and even they were sold out.  It was the final race of the season under the points system that was tallied after all the races were run. Davey Allison needed a sixth place finish to claim the Winston Cup  (Sprint Cup) title.  Alan Kulwicki was in second place, 30 points behind Allison.  Georgia favorite Bill Elliott had won the spring race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and was 40 points behind the leader in third place. A crowd estimate...

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