The Prowler

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. topped the speed charts in the first MENCS practice at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Stenhouse Jr. finishes first in MENCS practice session

February 23, 2018

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the No. 17 Ford for Roush Fenway Racing, ended the first and only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session of ...

This weekend, all three of NASCAR's top series come to Hampton, Ga., for three days of racing.  AMS is considered the home track for several Georgia drivers.

Elliott only one name on list of Georgia drivers this weekend

February 23, 2018

As NASCAR comes to Atlanta Motor Speedway, plenty of attention will be paid to Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorspo...

Jan Davis works in the Atlanta Motor Speedway gift shop where she sells merchandise to NASCAR-crazed fans like her. Davis has been a NASCAR fan for 51 years and enjoys when fans come into the gift shop to tell her about “their” driver.

NASCAR fan driven to tell outsiders, ‘NASCAR is more than going in circles’

February 22, 2018

Her mother and brothers were crying as her dad “floorboarded” their green Mercury with his hand out the window.

This weekend, NASCAR racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton for three full days of on-track activity.

Real racing begins in Hampton

February 22, 2018

For the past two months, NASCAR fans have anxiously awaited the start of the 2018 racing season. The wait is over as NASCAR drivers and their loyal fans le...

During Chase Elliott Media Day on Feb. 13, Elliott talks with local reporters about racing the No. 9 car for Hendrick Motorsports in 2018. Chase Elliott returned to his home track to accept lucky charms from fans as a part of a promotion Atlanta Motor Speedway hosted to propel the driver to his first win.

Elliott set to create own legacy driving No. 9

February 20, 2018

Driving a 3,000 Ib. vehicle at 200+ mph is difficult enough for a NASCAR driver, but being in the shadow of a Hall of Fame father is nearly impossible. Fo...

Peachtree City rides in NASCAR’s top two series

Reed Sorenson (top) went to Woodward Academy and played many sports throughout his childhood. He made the decision to focus on racing at around 13 years old. Garrett Smithley (bottom) is originally from Pennsylvania, but moved to Peachtree City in middle school. He attended Booth Middle School and McIntosh High School.

John Webb, Sports co-Editor

February 19, 2018

Fayette County has produced a plethora of talent in many of the most popular sports across the nation. NFL stars Calvin Johnson, Sam Martin and Brandon...

SMI President Marcus Smith (right) awards Ed Clark Promoter of the Year for Speedway Motorsports Inc. due to his hard work and drive to maintain Atlanta Motor Speedway as the best track every year. SMI owns and operates eight NASCAR-sanctioned race tracks around the country.

Peachtree City resident fulfills childhood dream, earns honor

February 4, 2018

A small boy attends his first race sitting in the stands with his father. The smell of fried food lingers in the air as his anticipation builds. Second...

Field trip creates new opportunities for student journalists

Field trip creates new opportunities for student journalists

December 15, 2017

On Feb. 23-25, six members of The Prowler from Starr’s Mill High School will experience sports and feature writing like no other high school newspaper ...