NASCAR Atlanta Update: Race Red-Flagged Due To Rain, JJ Yeley Leads

Could JJ Yeley have pulled off one of the all-time NASCAR upsets?

With a heavy mist falling at Atlanta Motor Speedway at lap 209, NASCAR has red-flagged the race in order to dry the track. Almost every car pitted, but Yeley and Landon Cassill stayed out, giving them the top two spots.

It wouldn't benefit them if the race went back to green, but Yeley would be one of NASCAR's all-time most unlikely winners if he was able to steal the race by staying out.

With nothing on the radar, though, that seems unlikely to happen. Not only is there plenty of daylight left, but Atlanta also has lights. The race is "official" though (having reached its halfway point), so you never know.

Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards will be the leaders if the race goes back to green and Yeley/Cassill have to pit.

Currently, drivers are out of their race cars and walking around. We'll keep you posted.

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