Ryan Blaney – Ryan Blaney was a top five contender last year at Atlanta, but he finished an asterisk mark 22nd. In the race he finished 6th in Stage #1, 4th in Stage #2, led 41 laps but with 12 laps to go while he was running in the top five he had a vibration and made an unexpected pit stop. In terms of speed late in a run, he ranked as the 4th fastest driver.
Joey Logano – Joey Logano was fast last year at Atlanta and you can completely disregard his asterisk mark 23rd place finish. In the race he finished 7th in Stage #1, 6th in Stage #2 and was running in 2nd around lap 295 when he made a late unexpected pit stop because of a tire issue. Speed Analytics wise, Logano ranked as the 3rd Fastest Driver Late In A Run and had the 3rd best Green Flag Average Speed.