22 cars. 100 laps. $10,000. One Winner.
Atlanta Motor Speedway has partnered with the Fastrak Racing Series to bring upwards of 70 dirt late models to the asphalt ‘Thunder Ring' during the Pep Boys Auto 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race weekend.
The 100-lap shootout will happen after Hot Shot NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying on Friday, October 24. As many as 70, 700-horsepower dirt late models can be expected for the event. Heat races will determine the final 22 cars that will run 100 laps on the asphalt, quarter-mile ‘Thunder Ring' to decide the winner.
Fans can attend Hot Shot NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying and the dirt late model race on Friday for just $20. In addition, children ages 12 and under are admitted free of charge with the purchase of an adult ticket.
"We're excited to add another exciting race to the Pep Boys Auto 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend," said Atlanta Motor Speedway president and general manager Ed Clark. "Having 22 cars on our quarter-mile short track will make for an action-packed event."
In addition to purchasing tickets to Friday's qualifying, fans with Sunday race tickets fans can upgrade to a weekend pass that includes tickets for all three days of the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend for just $39.
The Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office is now offering weekend hours to better serve race fans who want to purchase to tickets to events at the speedway. The regular hours for the ticket office are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and now through October 26, the ticket office will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information on the late model race or for tickets to the Pep Boys Auto 500 weekend, please visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com or call (877) 9-AMS-TIX (877-926-7849).