Sprint Cup stars gearing up for ‘Monster’ night at Supercross race

Danica Patrick (left), Clint Bowyer (middle) and Greg Biffle (right) will be among the Sprint Cup drivers checking out the Monster Energy Supercross on Saturday night in Atlanta.

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With Monster Energy Supercross and NASCAR both in Atlanta this weekend, several Sprint Cup Series drivers are taking the opportunity to venture across town to watch their counterparts on two wheels.

Expected to attend Saturday night’s eighth round of the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross Championship (FS1, 7 p.m. ET) at the Georgia Dome are Sprint Cup drivers Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer, Ty Dillon, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Danica Patrick and Jimmie Johnson.

Biffle, Bowyer, Dillon and Stenhouse will compete in the Monster Energy Supercross Holeshot Challenge, highlights of which air during FS1’s telecast, during intermission of the race. 

Patrick, meanwhile, will hold the 30-second board, while six-time NASCAR champ Johnson drops the starting gate and also makes a guest appearance in the FS1 booth.