Tickets On Sale Now For Oct. 24-26 Georgia 500 Weekend
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
It's hard to believe that the largest single-day sporting event in Georgia could get any bigger, but it has. And tickets are on sale now through the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office (770-946-4211) and Ticketmaster so that you can be part of one of the biggest weekends of the year in racing.
The Oct. 24-26 Georgia 500 weekend will start off with the fastest qualifying session in NASCAR as it moves under the lights for Georgia-Pacific Qualifying Night on Friday, Oct. 24. Again this year, the Goody¿s Dash Series will also take to the track immediately after qualifying for a 150-lap shootout on the frontstretch quarter-mile track, Thunder Ring.
Saturday, Oct. 25, will feature the Aaron¿s 312 Busch Series race, a key event in the heart of the championship battle. As always, the weekend will culminate on Sunday, Oct. 26, with the running of the Georgia 500 Winston Cup race, one of the final events of the season, when every point will be at a premium.
More than 150,000 people from all 50 states and more than a dozen foreign countries routinely attend this thrilling event, where NASCAR stars like Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett, Ricky Rudd and Dale Earnhardt Jr. race side-by-side in this 500-mile shootout for a place in history.
Kurt Busch earned his first win at Atlanta Motor Speedway in last fall¿s event, holding off a host of competitors for his third win of the season.
This exciting fall race weekend is just the start of more good things to come at Atlanta Motor Speedway. For more information, call the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211.