Scenes from the Sprint Cup: Atlanta

Carl Edwards may have won the race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but Jimmie Johnson walked away needing only to waltz through the next three races to claim his third-straight Sprint Cup championship. Here's a look back at the weekend:



Pedal on the Right The 43-car Sprint Cup field takes the green flag for Sunday's Pep Boys 500 after the starting order was determined by owner points last Friday thanks to a rained out qualifying session.



Not the Groundskeeper's Best Friend Craftsman Truck Series driver Brent Raymer slides his No. 85 Ford through the AMS infield during Saturday's event at the venue.



Cue Awkward Photo... Now Kevin Harvick made a charitable donation in the form of the van behind them to the family of Sam Ard, a former champion of the Nationwide Series who won an astounding 22 races in 92 starts, to help the former driver and his wife get around despite continuing health issues.



Where's My Car? Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch stands in the garage area as teammate Denny Hamlin drives by during Saturday practice.



The Camo Didn't Work Dale Earnhardt Jr. appears to be trying everything in this photo to avoid being detected by donning the camouflage jacket and propping the hood up. It didn't fool this autograph seeker, though.

Scenes from the Sprint Cup: Atlanta originally appeared on NASCAR FanHouse on Thu, 30 Oct 2008 19:50:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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