Can I bring a cooler?
Yes, coolers are allowed. They may be made of any material, as long as they are 14x14x14 or smaller. Please, no glass is allowed. As always, please allow extra time if you are carrying in a cooler, as all bags are subject to search.
Can I bring alcoholic beverages into the speedway?
Unless you are seated in a grandstand section that is designated as a family no-alcohol section, you are welcome to bring alcoholic beverages. No glass containers are allowed.
Is there parking at the speedway?
Yes, there is plenty of FREE PARKING at Atlanta Motor Speedway. We have 870 acres, and there is plenty of room for everyone who wants to park on our grounds to do so. Be aware that if you are being charged to park, you are not on speedway property. We do not encourage parking off of speedway grounds, because we cannot assure that you will be exited from the speedway in a timely manner.
Is there handicapped parking?
Yes, there are a limited number of handicapped parking spaces available. We suggest that you arrive early to secure a handicapped parking space. There are three areas where handicapped parking is available: Gate 10 (for access to Weaver Grandstand on the backstretch), between Gates 1-2 (for access to East Turn and Petty Grandstands) and the paved parking lots near Gates 12 and 13 (for Champions and Earnhardt Grandstands). Simply show your state-issued handicapped parking hangtag or license plate to park in these areas.
Are there any shuttles available for those who need extra assistance?
Nationwide Insurance is providing shuttle service for those with special needs. They will be patrolling the parking lots throughout the weekend in golf carts with blue awnings specially marked "Nationwide Fan Assistance." They will be headquartered in the Earnhardt parking lot under a green-and-blue striped tent. There will also be golf carts located at each gate offering transport to the concourse level.
Is there any way I can buy a pit pass?
There are a limited number of weekend pre-race pit passes available for $125 and Friday-only pit passes for $50. All pit passes must be accompanied by a grandstand ticket. No one under 14 is allowed in the pit area. To purchase a pit pass, call the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211. Also, no sleeveless shirts, open-toe shoes or shorts are allowed in the pit area.
Can I purchase suite tickets?
There are public suite tickets available for NASCAR race weekends at Atlanta Motor Speedway. For more information call the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211.
How can I get drivers¿ autographs?
Check our website, each driver¿s website, local newspapers and television for driver appearances/autograph sessions taking place around Atlanta prior to the race. Please keep in mind that on race day, drivers, like all athletes, are concentrating on the task ahead and rarely available.
Can I use my cell phone at the speedway?
You can use your cell phone at the speedway, but keep in mind that access declines as the number of people attending an event increases. Do not rely on your cell phone if you need to relay or receive important information.
Are there ATM machines at the speedway?
Yes, there are several located beneath the grandstand seating area.
Can I drive my car around the speedway?
Not during race weekend. However, check our website regularly, as we have a special track-driving event approximately once each year for interested fans.
Can I drive a race car around the speedway?
Not during race weekends. However, there are racing schools that regularly rent the track. Please contact those schools for information on dates and availability.
Richard Petty Driving Experience (800) BE-PETTY or (770) 897-0043
Fast Track Driving Experience (704) 455-1700
Speed Tech Auto Racing School (877) 80-SPEED
Buck Baker Racing School (704) 366-6224
Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets can be picked up at the speedway's ticket office until the Friday of event weekends. After that, you may pick up already purchased tickets at the Will Call building. The Will Call building is located next to Gate 15, outside turn 4.
What camping is available?
There are unreserved camping areas outside the speedway, which are $30 each and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Are golf carts and ATVs allowed at AMS?
No, golf carts and ATVs are not allowed on the Atlanta Motor Speedway property. The only exclusions to this new policy are for handicapped patrons using a single-passenger purpose-built motorized.