The first of two days of a Goodyear tire test is underway at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with Kasey Kahne, Marcos Ambrose, Denny Hamlin and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. taking part in Tuesday's portion of the test session.The tire test comes less than 80 days prior to the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR night race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Great Clips, the world's largest salon brand, along with Jeff Foxworthy's™ Grit Chips, one of the world's most innovative "corn chip" brands on the market, will jointly sponsor the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Aug. 31 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The night race event will be named the Great Clips / Grit Chips 300.
Atlanta-based Jake's Ice Cream has been named the official ice cream of Atlanta Motor Speedway. The agreement is for three years.Jake's Ice Cream will be sold at Atlanta Motor Speedway during the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR night race weekend Aug. 30 - Sept. 1. It will also be sold during the Thursday Thunder summer racing series and the Speedway's drag racing series, Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine.
In racing, nicks and bangs do happen from time to time. At the NASCAR level, there is a long history of drivers racing hurt, with legendary tales involving some of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport.Thursday Thunder drivers are no exception, and for those chasing a points championship, sometimes driving hurt has to happen to stay in the running for the title.
As a way to say thank you to the residents in its home county, Atlanta Motor Speedway will celebrate "Henry County Week" June 17-23, allowing county residents and businesses to purchase NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 tickets for 25 percent off.
With the points season still in its infancy, a host of drag racers across all divisions of competition came out to the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine to chase after points that would go towards a coveted points championship.A large car count brought intense racing.
Exciting racing continued on Thursday during week two of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder, as fans were treated to thrilling side-by-side racing action on the quarter-mile "Thunder Ring." Alex Coffey was among the winners, claiming the win in the Fun Junction Young Lions feature.
Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine returns to the eighth-mile pit lane drag strip this Friday night, as points for the overall season championship are on the line for the second time in 2013.
After one week of Thursday Thunder action on the speedway's quarter-mile "Thunder Ring," the cream has already started to move to the top in some of the divisions of racing.In one particular division, last week's double feature races gave competitors and spectators alike a preview of what the championship points battle could look like during the 2013 season.
Atlanta Motor Speedway is giving fans a chance to enjoy the ultimate race experience during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 race weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 1.Any customer who purchases AdvoCare 500 tickets prior to Tuesday, June 18 will be eligible to be randomly selected for an upgrade to receive a garage tour during race weekend.
Friday's running of week six of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway has been cancelled as a result of inclement weather.All drag racing wristbands and grandstand tickets from week six will be honored at week seven of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine on Friday, June 14.
Atlanta Motor Speedway officials planned something special for fans attending the opening night of the 16th season of Thursday Thunder. For their single admission ticket price, fans were treated to double the amount of racing as each class ran double features.
The Atlanta Motor Speedway chapter of Speedway Children's Charities has teamed up with Smithfield Foods to donate 320,000 hot dogs. The donation was hosted by Helping In His Name Food Pantry of Henry County.
What a better way to kick off week six of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine than with a battle between two trucks that race in different divisions, but have a linked past.Dwayne Bethune, driver of a 2006 Dodge 2500 in the Diesel Truck division, has challenged Buddy Patrick and his father Bill to a grudge match.
With the calendar turning to June and the summer temperatures rising, it's a signal that Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder racing series is back for another season of short-track racing on the quarter-mile "Thunder Ring."
With points on the line for the first time this season, a large number of drag racers took to the eighth-mile pit lane drag strip during week five of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine with hopes of taking a big step toward an overall points championship in their respective division.
Fans looking to get out of the grandstands and truly experience the raw speed and power of a 600-horsepower NASCAR race car on Atlanta Motor Speedway's 1.54-mile surface can do so this summer with a special offer from Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE).
AdvoCare recently wrapped up its '20 in 20' donation campaign to celebrate the company's 20th anniversary and give back to the communities it serves. AdvoCare employees and Distributors worked together to donate their time and efforts to local charities across the nation.
Cycle Nation of McDonough is proud to announce its involvement with Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine as sponsor of the series' Super Bike division.Named the Cycle Nation Super Bike Division, Cycle Nation will award a $25 gift card to the winner of that division during each Friday Night Drags.
Four weeks of preparation and tune-up has come to an end. This week, the competitors at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine will tighten the belts and prepare to make their passes down the pit-lane drag strip with championship points on the line for the first time in 2013.
Atlanta Motor Speedway's family-friendly Thursday Thunder racing series returns to the quarter-mile "Thunder Ring" for the 16th season, bringing affordable entertainment to local race fans.The 2013 season kicks-off June 6.
Drag racers took advantage of the final night of non-points competition to tune-up their vehicles and work out any last kinks during the fourth week of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
With 18 different divisions of competition at Friday Night Drags, there are many more vehicles than your typical high-power drag racers prowling the drag strip. Racing is open to the public, and as long as a machine has an engine and a seat belt, there's a place for it to compete.
The competition proved fierce during the third installment of Atlanta Motor Speedway's seventh full season of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine. In the 16 classes that drag-raced the evening of May 10, 13 competitors went to Victory Lane for the first time in the 2013 season.
For one week only, Atlanta Motor Speedway is making an unbelievable discount offer available to fans for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 on Sunday, Sept. 1.Starting Sunday, May 5 at 6:00 p.m., race fans can purchase buy one, get one Lower Champions Grandstand seats located at the start/finish line.
Two weeks of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine have been recorded in the history books with a mix of new and old faces finding their way to victory lane thus far in 2013.The eighth-mile pit lane drag strip has offered a mix of racing conditions, with week two's racing taking place under cool and breezy conditions.
Watermelon joins Mango Strawberry, Pink Lemonade, Mandarin Orange, Fruit Punch, Grape, Citrus and Cherry this month as the new flavor of AdvoCare Spark ® Energy Drink Mix.
A strong breeze and cool temperatures greeted drag racers for the second week of competition in the 2013 installment of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine. A gathering of hearty drag race fans were treated to fast speeds on the eighth-mile pit lane drag strip.
For the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 weekend, many race fans will flock to Atlanta Motor Speedway to fulfill their need for speed on the historic 1.54-mile speedway. But AMS wants its customers to take in more than just the race, and the perfect way to do that is with an array of camping options available for the Labor Day weekend date, Aug. 30-Sept. 1.
The 2013 season launch of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway brought several new faces out to the eighth-mile pit lane drag strip. A few of the newcomers were able to unseat some of the experienced FND racers as the new concrete launch pad and starter light tree proved to be a challenge on opening night.
Today at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 318, legislation that changes the procedures of the Georgia Tourism Development Act. The bill allows sales tax exemptions for certain approved projects in order to stimulate the creation of tourism attractions or the expansion of existing attractions.
Legends and bandolero racers took full advantage of preparing for the upcoming 16th Thursday Thunder summer racing season at Atlanta Motor Speedway with an off-season INEX points race on Saturday, April 27 at the track's 1/4-mile "Thunder Ring." Drivers came into Saturday looking to gain momentum entering the summer.
With the temperatures warming, the grass turning ever greener and the azaleas blooming in bright color, those springtime happenings signaled it was time for another spring tradition, as the seventh full season of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine kicked off on Friday night.
When the grass begins to grow, the temperatures warm and the azaleas begin to bloom, race fans know that it’s time for another season of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine. Another year of action opens on Friday.
Grammy-nominated musical artist and Georgia native Billy Currington will take to the pre-race stage to entertain race fans in the Fast Cars & Guitars Pre-Race Concert, just prior to the green flag of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 on Sunday, Sept. 1.
With new changes and upgrades to the racing surface and competition for 2013, Atlanta Motor Speedway will fire up its seventh full season of drag racing on the opening night of action, April 26. A total of 18 nights of racing will span from April through September.
Already one of the few tracks in NASCAR to offer a tent-covered, pre-race gathering for race fans inside the track, Atlanta Motor Speedway is presenting customers the opportunity to gain even more access and amenities in 2013 with the announcement of the High Speed Hospitality ticket upgrade for ticket holders of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500, Sunday, Sept. 1 at AMS.
Hey race fans, this is Atlanta Motor Speedway President and GM Ed Clark! Well, here we are six races into the NASCAR season, and it’s been very exciting so far! Any time I talk to fans about racing, it doesn’t take long for the heated rivalries within racing to come up.
Champions were decided as Legends and Bandolero racers took advantage of an extra opportunity to earn national points on Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the season finale of the seven-race Winter Flurry racing series in addition to an off-season event at the track’s ¼-mile “Thunder Ring.
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The exhilarating Global Rallycross Championship will invade Atlanta Motor Speedway and compete on a custom-designed track in the Global Rallycross Atlanta event on Saturday, Aug. 10.A new era of racing, the Global Rallycross Championship combines the thrill of four-wheel racing with unique course designs.
To celebrate the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday, Atlanta Motor Speedway is rolling out a new and limited-time offer for race fans looking to save some green while watching their favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars at the AdvoCare 500, Sunday, Sept. 1.
"Gordon got loose, it's Harvick! "Those words, exclaimed by NASCAR on Fox broadcaster Mike Joy, are among the most memorable in racing history, with his call of Kevin Harvick's win ahead of Jeff Gordon 12 years ago this week.
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Greeted by cold temperatures, legends and bandolero drivers took to the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the sixth race in the seven-race Winter Flurry series. With Saturday being the next-to-last race of the season, some drivers padded their lead within the points standings while others made up ground within their respective divisions.
Sunny, cold and windy conditions met racers on the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” for the fifth event of the seven-week Winter Flurry racing season at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Legends and bandolero drivers in attendance worked to improve their positioning in the points standings as the winter racing season moved another week closer to its end on March 23.
As the opening of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season approaches, Atlanta Motor Speedway President and General Manager Ed Clark went on the record to give his annual thoughts about the upcoming season. Last season, Clark ended up being accurate on 81.25 percent of his predictions. His 2012 season forecast included several bold proclamations.
Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags will be bringing several changes to the competition for the 2013 season, with one major addition highlighting the racing action on the pit lane drag strip. In addition to a new 250-foot concrete launch pad, racers will be launching from the starting line at the command of a brand-new starter tree.
Can you believe it? It’s almost time for the start of another NASCAR season! Last year, I put out some bold predictions. Some turned out well, such as Brad Keselowski contending for a championship. Overall, I was right on six out of eight predictions. That’s a pretty good record, isn’t it?
This new tool is a great companion to the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge. When starting the 24-Day Challenge, many people have questions - What do I eat? When do I take the supplements? What foods should I stay away from? This new site answers these questions and provides new guides to follow every step of the way.
Fans looking to purchase their Friday, Aug. 30 tickets for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series festivities at Atlanta Motor Speedway have an added incentive, as they can earn stagefront access to a question-and-answer session with defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski.
As the start of the 2013 season approaches, fans, drivers and all others within the sport have gotten a taste of the new cars that’ll be racing in the Sprint Cup Series this year, dubbed the “Gen-6” cars. Simply put, these cars look like, well - racecars! The boxy look of the Car of Tomorrow has come and gone, replaced by these sleek and sporty-looking versions.
The fourth week of the 2012-13 Winter Flurry season at Atlanta Motor Speedway saw drivers battle cool and windy conditions on the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring.” Racers looked to improve their positioning in the Winter Flurry points standings, as they race towards a championship in the seven-race season.
The success of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s weekly street drag racing program, Friday Night Drags, has prompted an off-season change that is sure to create a more competitive, faster and safer racing series this year. When the season opens in April, drivers will enjoy the luxury of a new 250-foot NHRA-quality concrete launch pad.
The new AdvoCare Can You 24 DVD is the perfect companion to the AdvoCare 24-Day Challenge Bundle. This two-disc set includes a total of seven workouts, 24 minutes each, to melt, shred and sculpt. The ColorTrack tool customizes your workout from beginner to advanced. As you continue the program, ColorTrack makes it easy for you to advance from one level to the next.
The third week of the 2012-13 Winter Flurry racing season at Atlanta Motor Speedway provided a wide cross-section of racing action among Legends and Bandolero divisions, with multiple feature races being decided by last-lap passes. Numerous drivers entered the day looking to improve upon their performances in the first two races on the winter series on the Speedway’s quarter-mile track.