What: MBNA America 500
Where: 1.54-mile quad-oval at Atlanta Motor Speedway
When: Sunday (television coverage starts at 12:30 p.m., race starts at 1 p.m.)
Distance: 325 laps
Broadcast: Television Fox (WFXG-TX, Chanel 54); Radio Performance Racing Network.
2001 winner: Kevin Harvick.
Notes: Posted awards are $3,589,313 ... The racing groove is wide and steeply-banked and that makes it the fastest track on the circuit Those speeds, and the fact cars can race in middle and upper grooves, will test NASCAR's single-engine rule.
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