NASCAR young gun David Ragan will participate in the third annual Speedway Children's Charities Clay Shoot preceding Atlanta Motor Speedway's Kobalt Tools 500 race weekend on Thursday, March 4.

The SCC Clay Shoot gives racing fans the opportunity to competitively shoot clays with NASCAR notables at the Cherokee Rose Sporting Resort in Griffin, a state-of-the-art clay range set amid towering pines and hardwoods just south of Atlanta Motor Speedway. The event also includes instruction, a NASCAR raffle, and a complimentary BBQ meal provided by Huckleberry's.

Individual fans can participate in the SCC Clay Shot for $150 or a foursome can compete for just $500, and entry includes complimentary 12- or 20-gauge ammunition.

For more information on the SCC Clay Shoot or to register, please visit www.speedwaycharities.org or email or call Shaun Birindelli, Atlanta SCC chapter director, at or (770) 946-3980.

For more information on the upcoming Kobalt Tool 500 race weekend or to purchase tickets, contact the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (770) 946-3917, (877) 9-AMS-TIX, or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.