Week 8 action in the Thursday Thunder Legends Series presented by Papa John's Pizza brought high-intensity racing along with a strong sense of urgency in the final Thursday night of the season, leaving just two Saturday dates - July 29 and Aug. 5 - remaining on the calendar for drivers to hone-in on coveted season championships.
Walking into the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway sporting denim shorts and flip-flops, 21-year-old Georgia Tech student Amber Fleeman isn't your typical racecar driver in the Thursday Thunder Legends Series presented by Papa John's Pizza, the track's 20-year-strong Legends and Bandolero racing series.
Atlanta Motor Speedway's 2017 Racing Radios Legends Championship and Young Lions World Finals will return to Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia on Saturday, Oct. 21. The venue, a fast, technical 1.14-mile, 10-turn course, will add variety to the series and offers drivers a rare opportunity to sharpen their road-course racing skills on an unfamiliar layout.
Week 11 in the 16-week O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine lit up the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday evening, resuming its regular points competition following last week's Week 10 Street Wars II action.