Three weeks into the sixth season of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the best has been brought out in the competition thus far in 2012.Close battles and a variety of winners have both been witnessed by fans on the 1/8-mile pit lane drag strip
Each person that comes out to Friday Night Drags at Atlanta Motor Speedway to race or watch does so for their own personal reasons. Some enjoy the speed, others the smell of the burning fuel and rubber. And many find it a way to hang out with family and fellow gearheads.
Mother’s Day is a time when many focus on the important women in their lives. For the past and present careers of a handful of female drivers, Atlanta Motor Speedway commands a high level of importance, with some of the more significant moments of their careers coming at AMS.
On May 12, Legends and Bandolero racers got one final chance to compete and dial in their cars before points start being tallied for the 15th season of Thursday Thunder, which kicks off on June 7.
Week three of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine saw an evening of close racing deliver both new and old faces to victory lane. Fans in attendance were treated to competitive drag racing as the intense start to the 2012 campaign.
After two weeks of intense competition, Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine is off to a fast start. In what has become one of the country’s most popular weekly drag racing programs, each person that comes out to race or watch does so for their own personal reasons.
More entertainment and prizes have been added to the Atlanta Motor Speedway open house on Saturday, May 12 that is free to the public. Driving their own vehicles on the track and an all-access NASCAR package are just part of the fun that fans in attendance on Saturday can be a part of.
Fans and members of the local community are invited to enjoy a free open house at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The day’s activities will include free giveaways and the opportunity to drive their car on the speedway’s racing surface.
The Georgia Lottery has the key to even more fun for racing fans, adding its instant game Cadillac Riches to the excitement of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine series.
The action continued at Atlanta Motor Speedway as racers attacked the track’s pit-lane drag strip in the second week of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine. Fans saw repeat winners in addition to prominent competitors winning in different vehicles.
This Mother’s Day, Atlanta Motor Speedway has the perfect gift for the female racing fan in your family. Bring Mom out to AMS on Labor Day weekend with the “Danica Deal” to see Danica Patrick make her debut at the famed 1.54-mile speedway.
After the winter hiatus, the first week of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway kicked off in rousing fashion, delivering the heated racing action fans and competitors anticipated.
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The sixth full season of drag racing on the 1/8-mile pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway got underway with a stellar car count, large crowd and competitive racing as the speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine began in earnest.
One of the country’s most popular and successful drag racing programs cranks back up this week as Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine resumes in its sixth full season of action this Friday night, April 27.
The lights were back on for off-Season Legends racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and the series saw a balanced mix of dominating performances and close battles, with one finish going down as one of the closest in the history of Legends racing on the ¼-mile “Thunder Ring” at AMS.
Grammy-nominated and Grand Ole Opry members Montgomery Gentry will headline the Fast Cars & Guitars pre-race concert prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 night race on Sunday, Sept. 2 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine kicks off its fifth full season of drag racing with opening night on April 27. The 2012 season will feature 18 nights of racing on the 1/8-mile pit lane drag strip at AMS.
Motocross and rally car champion Travis Pastrana enters 2012 with a new challenge on his plate. Never one to shy away from an opportunity to quench his thirst for competition, Pastrana is making his NASCAR debut in 2012 on multiple series platforms.
Determination and innovation, two qualities existing in abundance in the men and women who built NASCAR, characterize the 25 nominees for the 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame class. NASCAR has announced the 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s fourth induction class.
Fans looking to spend their entire Labor Day weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway can do so with multiple camping options for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
The Atlanta chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities will host the inaugural “Race to the Finish Line” event on Saturday, May 12 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The event will feature a 5K, 10K, one-mile fun run and a 30/63 mile bike ride.
When it comes to an appetite for thrills and action, Travis Pastrana has an intense hunger for both. Famous for his daring moves in the realm of extreme motorsports, the internationally renowned icon is speeding toward his next challenge - NASCAR, which includes taking on Atlanta Motor Speedway on Labor Day Weekend.
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For spectators looking to enjoy a great racing event experience at a favorable cost, Atlanta Motor Speedway is rolling out new ticket specials for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
The 2012 AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway will feature drivers battling for Chase for the Sprint Cup positions, the anniversary of one of NASCAR's greatest races and the celebration of a career of one of the sport's most successful drivers.
Atlanta Motor Speedway is offering several new individual seat suite-level options for fans looking to elevate their race day experience during the track's 2012 Labor Day night racing weekend, capped off by the AdvoCare 500 on Sept. 2.
So much has changed in the past 20 years within NASCAR, and Atlanta Motor Speedway has played a vital role in the sport's rapid growth. Oddly enough, 2012 is also Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark's 20th year on the job at the track.
The 2011-12 Winter Flurry season-finale at AMS saw several points races come down to the final lap of competition. Both repeat and first-time winners brought home checkered flags on the ¼-mile "Thunder Ring" as another season of Winter Flurry racing came to a close.
For only $20 down, fans can reserve seats for the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend. Tickets are now on sale and start at just $39 and AMS is offering a number of money-saving ticket specials.
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For the third consecutive year, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound will return to Atlanta Motor Speedway to perform the National Anthem prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 night race on Sunday, Sept. 2.
With only two weeks remaining in the Winter Flurry season, week six on the ¼-mile signaled it was go time on the "Thunder Ring." It was the last opportunity for drivers to position themselves in the standings.
Due to the forecast for inclement weather, week six of the 2011-12 Winter Flurry season will be rescheduled. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 3, will now take place on Sunday, March 4. Heat races will begin at 11:40 a.m.
Making his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in 2012, motocross and rally car racer Travis Pastrana will visit Atlanta Motor Speedway for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 1 for 300 miles under the lights at AMS.
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Undoubtedly, Jimmie Johnson would like to forget that the 2011 season ever happened. Apparently, voters in NASCARMedia.com's annual preseason poll already have. Members of NASCARMedia.com picked Johnson to reign supreme once again.
Look out Atlanta race fans! Here comes Danica Mania! Danica Patrick is moving to NASCAR full-time for the 2012 season, and her schedule will include competing in two races on Labor Day Weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway - capped by the AdvoCare 500!
Week five of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Winter Flurry saw the racing ramp up in intensity on the quarter-mile "Thunder Ring" as the season approaches the final stages.
The No. 3 is returning to the NASCAR® Nationwide Series on Feb. 25 this time, AdvoCare is along for the ride. Richard Childress Racing owns the No. 3, and AdvoCare has partnered with RCR as the title sponsor of the No. 3 car for 20 races. Driving the car is Richard Childress's grandson and AdvoCare Endorser Austin Dillon.
Can you believe it? The start of the 2012 NASCAR season is almost here! It seems as if it was only yesterday when Tony Stewart edged Carl Edwards for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in Homestead to cap off one of the most exciting title chases in NASCAR history.
With the Winter Flurry season crossing the midpoint of the seven-week season, each division featured drivers looking to add or gain ground in the season points standings during the fourth race of the series.
Atlanta Motor Speedway invites fans to visit its display at Saturday's NASCAR Preview 2012, Presented by Sprint, which is part of NASCAR Acceleration Weekend in Charlotte, NC. Fans visiting the display will have the opportunity to register for prizes.
Week three of the 2011-12 Winter Flurry season on the Atlanta Motor Speedway quarter-mile saw a mix of new and familiar faces find their way to victory lane as the series draws near the season's mid-point. Drivers were jockeying for positioning in the points in pursuit of a season championship.
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