Atlanta Motor Speedway is serving as one of the largest staging points for more than 200 Georgia Power service vehicles in advance of a forecasted winter storm system expected to have a very significant impact on the Atlanta area and the surrounding region.

During the past 24 hours, the Speedway's Champions Grandstand parking lot has been utilized as a gathering point for emergency crews and their vehicles. Service vehicles have arrived at AMS from Florida, North Carolina as well as additional states throughout the Southeast.

"With the forecasted winter weather approaching, we are very pleased that we are able to serve as a staging point for emergency crews that will assist Georgians during the inclement weather period in our area," Atlanta Motor Speedway President and GM Ed Clark said.

For more information on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Labor Day weekend race, contact the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (770) 946-4211, (877) 9-AMS-TIX or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.