The Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office has extended their office hours in preparation for the Atlanta 500 race weekend, March 16-18. In addition to standard office hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday), the ticket office will be open Saturdays (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Sundays (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.). During the week of the Atlanta 500, fans will be able to purchase tickets from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., as well. NASCAR returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway in March for an exciting weekend of racing action, including Georgia Power Qualifying Night and the American Commercial Lines 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Race under the lights on Friday, March 16. The NASCAR Busch Series takes to the track Saturday afternoon, March 17, in the Nicorette 300, and the Atlanta 500 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race is set to take the green flag on Sunday, March 18. Tickets can be purchased by calling the ticket office at (770) 946-4211, or (877) 9-AMS-TIX.