Points Champions to be Crowned this Week at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine
Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine Fall Stampede concludes Sept. 20 and champions will be crowned during the final night of drag racing for 2013 on the pit lane drag strip. The Super Pro class and the Pro class will come down to the final night of drag racing to decide champions. Mike Ramsey of Canton edged out Bobby Daniel of Stockbridge on Sept. 13 to pull even in the Super Pro class. In the Pro class, Alan Kidd of Locust Grove leads David Craft of McDonough by one point.
Among the other tight races, Terry Bates of Locust Grove and Stephen DeFayette of Sharpsburg remain in a tight battle for the Domestic Advanced championship.
Vince Ponder of Brooks has the Tuner Class all but wrapped up and needs to make one pass down the drag strip to secure the championship.
Toney Freeman of Stockbridge has already secured the Cycle Nation Super Bike Class championship while Tony Morse of Grantville has locked up the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Class title.
Path2College 529 College Savings Plan Power Wheels Race
This week will feature the final installment of the Path2College 529 College Savings Plan Power Wheels Race on the Speedway's infield grass. Kids will need to bring their fastest Power Wheel machine, along with a helmet, to Friday Night Drags to help AMS determine the fastest kid in town. Parents and kids are instructed to bring their Power Wheel to the pit ramp near the starting line at 8:15 p.m. Races will take place at 8:30 p.m. All participants will receive a commemorative Friday Night Drags medal.
The Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine 2013 season concludes on Friday, Sept. 20. Practice runs begin at 6:15 p.m. and grandstand gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show-N-Shine car show judging begins at 6:15 p.m. with a track cruise at 8:20 p.m. Drag racing eliminations begin at 9:15 p.m.
All racers ages 16 and 17 must have a fully-executed minor's release form on file at the speedway prior to competition and forms are available at the speedway or at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com. Competitors must wear a DOT-approved helmet and have operational seat belts in their vehicle and pass a pre-race safety inspection.
Entry to drag race or for the Show-N-Shine is $20 or competitors can enter both for $30. Spectator admission is only $8 with children five and under free. Exterior parking is free, while infield parking is $20.
For more information on Friday Night Drags or Atlanta Motor Speedway, contact the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (770) 946-4211, (877) 9-AMS-TIX or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/drags.