Atlanta Motor Speedway is conducting a national search for a Chief Lighting Officer, the shining star who will have the honor to flip the “switch” to turn on the lights before Atlanta’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup night race on Labor Day weekend.

The search for the Chief Lighting Officer will seek out one glowing personality to turn it on for the crowd as they hit the lights before the first night race in Atlanta Motor Speedway’s storied history.

The Chief Lighting Officer will receive a prize package arguably unlike any other in racing history, with VIP race access to Atlanta Motor Speedway, inclusion in the official race souvenir program, and the winner will be introduced during pre-race driver introductions.

Selected by a panel of Atlanta Motor Speedway employees, the Chief Lighting Officer will receive:

  • Passes for both the Labor Day weekend night races on Sept. 5 and 6, 2009 with one guest
  • Hotel and airfare to the races
  • VIP-access
  • A tour of race control
  • An introduction on stage at driver introductions
  • The honor to flip the “switch” to turn the lights on Sunday night
  • A Sunday pre-race pace car ride with guest
  • An official CLO shirt
  • Featured in the official race souvenir program

To enter to become Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Chief Lighting Officer, visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/CLO and explain why AMS should shine the spotlight on you before Atlanta’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup night race on Labor Day weekend.

To purchase tickets to Atlanta Motor Speedway’s historic first night race, call the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-877-9-AMS-TIX, 770-946-4211 or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.