Atlanta Motor Speedway Construction on Schedule
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Atlanta Motor Speedway announced on March 1, 2006 major facility changes that will be in place for the October 27-29 Bass Pro Shops 500. These changes include replacing the Weaver Grandstands along the backstretch with an all-new Trackside Terrace RV camping area plus the addition of the new Winners Grandstand and Club One overlooking Turn 1.
Below are updates of work completed to date. Look for periodic updates following this one.
Trackside Terrace RV Camping area:
· Sixty percent of the sod along the Trackside Terrace berm is laid, with the remaining 40 percent to be complete soon.
· Approximately 35 percent of the retaining walls for the terraces on the berm are complete.
· Crews have finished grading and 50 percent of the water, sewage and electrical connections have been placed.
Winners Grandstand / Club One:
Aluminum decking is being installed in the Winners grandstand and is 75 percent complete. The chairback seats have arrived and installation will begin this week.
The existing handicap camping area has been paved and several handicap parking spots have been added.
Ninety percent of the concrete slab on the Winners Grandstand concourse has been poured.