The biggest Labor Day celebration in the USA returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Emory Healthcare 500 NASCAR night racing weekend where fans will be greeted by a multitude of entertainment options at the track, in addition to the NASCAR night races.
The Emory Healthcare 500 race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sept. 3-6 will include concerts – featuring Foreigner, Drivin’ N Cryin’ and Colt Ford, among others – free fan entertainment and campground grilling and parties, plus three nights of high speed racing on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s high banks.
For fans currently holding tickets to the Emory Healthcare 500, a number of entertainment and upgrade options exist for the NASCAR night racing weekend:
Friday Fan Fest presented by Your Georgia Best Chevy Dealers – FREE*
The Friday Fan Fest presented by Your Georgia Best Chevy Dealers is FREE for fans with tickets to Saturday or Sunday’s NASCAR races of *$10 without a NASCAR ticket. The Friday Fan Fest presented by Your Georgia Best Chevy Dealers will include a Q-&-A with NASCAR drivers Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton and David Ragan, a concert by Drivin’ N Cryin’ and a 150-lap super late model race. The Friday Fan Fest will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the Atlanta Motor Speedway frontstretch on Sept. 3.
The Big Green Egg Hunt – FREE
For the second-straight year, NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to hunt for the chance to win a Big Green Egg in the Big Green Egg Hunt on Sunday, Sept. 5. One clue will be released during race week on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Facebook and Twitter pages and fans will then need to meet at the Big Green Egg display location near Gate 15 for additional clues. Three Big Green Eggs, plus ‘Eggscessories,’ will be given away. Visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/BigGreenEggfor more information.
Breakfast on Bruton – FREE*
Breakfast on Bruton is a free fan breakfast in the Atlanta Motor Speedway Infield garage area on Monday, Sept. 6. *Fans must display a ticket to Sunday’s Emory Healthcare 500 for admittance to the free breakfast planned by Speedway Motorsports, Inc. chairman Bruton Smith. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and fans are encouraged to stay for Monday’s Speedway Children’s Charities Hot Laps on the High Banks event.
Pit Pass Options - $75 to $125
NASCAR fans can gain exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to Atlanta Motor Speedway’s pit road with a pre-race pit pass. The pass will give fans the opportunity to tour the pit area used by NASCAR teams during the race and qualifying. Saturday passes cost $75 and Sunday passes are $100, or fans can purchase a two-day pass for $125.
Pre-Race Party featuring Foreigner and NASCAR Driver Introductions - $49
Race fans can upgrade their Emory Healthcare 500 tickets to include stagefront access on the Atlanta Motor Speedway frontstretch for a pre-race concert by Foreigner and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver introductions on Sunday, Sept. 5. Pre-Race Party passes cost just $49 and the party starts at 4:30 p.m.
Speedway Children’s Charities Track Walk – $25*
Race fans will have the opportunity to walk on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s full 1.54-mile quad oval track just hours after the Great Clips 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race in the Speedway Children’s Charities Track Walk on Sunday morning, Sept. 5 at 11:00 a.m. *Fans can pre-register online at www.speedwaycharities.org for $25 or register on race day at Gate 13 for $35. Proceeds benefit Speedway Children’s Charities.
Speedway Children’s Charities Hot Laps on the High Banks - $10 to $30
Fans can drive their car on Atlanta Motor Speedway just hours after the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in the Speedway Children’s Charities Hot Laps on the High Banks. Fans have the option to drive their own vehicle ($30), take a pace car ride ($10) or have their photo made in Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Victory Lane ($10). Proceeds benefit Speedway Children’s Charities and the event will take place on the Atlanta Motor Speedway Infield from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Monday, Sept. 6.
VIP Experience Papa John’s Pizza Party - $39
Fans with tickets to Sunday’s race can upgrade to gain access to the VIP Experience Papa John’s Pizza Party for just $39. The VIP Experience will allow fans to meet NASCAR driver Jeff Burton, team owner Michael Waltrip and “Papa” John Schnatter, in addition to receiving Papa John’s Pizza, Coca-Cola beverages, a VIP tour and a goody bag. The VIP Experience Papa John’s Pizza Party will be held in the Infield Hospitality Village from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5. Fans current without Emory Healthcare 500 tickets can purchase a VIP Experience package with race tickets for $79-$99. Visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/papajohns for more information.
A complete schedule of weekend events and on-track activity for the Emory Healthcare 500 race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway can be found at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/weekendschedule
The biggest Labor Day party in the USA is at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Emory Healthcare 500 race weekend on Sept. 3 -5. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (770) 946-4211, (877) 9-AMS-TIX, or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.