Fan Zone

Race Weekend Schedule

Race Weekend Schedule

2014 Labor Day Weekend On-Track Schedule

*Schedule is subject to change

Thursday, Aug. 28
11:00 a.m.  NASCAR Nationwide Series haulers enter main tunnel
2:00 p.m.  Infield and Trackside Terrace Open For Campers
6:00 p.m. City of Hampton Speed Lane Induction of Bill Elliott
6:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hauler parade in downtown Hampton
7:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series haulers enter main tunnel
Friday, Aug. 29
11:00 a.m. Gate 13 opens
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. USCS Sprint Car practice 
2:30 p.m. All grandstand gates open
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series practice
5:30 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice 
7:15 p.m. Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka Qualifying Night 
8:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Driver Q&A session on frontstretch
8:50 p.m. USCS driver introductions
9:15 p.m. Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka Sprint Car Shootout
Saturday, Aug. 30
2:30 p.m. All grandstand gates open 
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice 
4:10 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying 
6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice
7:00 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series driver introductions 
7:30 p.m. NNS Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed The Children
Sunday, August 31
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Speedway Children's Charities Track Trek 
2:30 p.m. All grandstand gates open
4:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Pre-race stage access open
6:55 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver introductions 
7:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500
Monday, Sept. 1
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. "Thank You" Breakfast at Ticket Office 
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Speedway Children's Charities Hot Laps on the High Banks

Driver Appearances

*Driver appearances are posted as information is provided from individual race teams. 

Saturday, Aug. 30
Driver Details 
'The Gunny" Autographs with R. Lee Ermey from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Tru-Spec display in Fan Zone. 
Ryan Newman 11:30 a.m. at WalMart,1569 North Expressway Road, Griffin 
Ty Dillon 1:45 p.m. at Bad Boy Buggies display in Fan Zone. Open to first 75 wristbands distributed. 
Chase Elliott 2 p.m. at JR Motorsports souvenir hauler, for selected purchasers of "Chase's Crew" package
Miss zMAX 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at zMAX trailer in Fan Zone
Sunday, Aug. 31
"The Gunny"  Autographs with R. Lee Ermey from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Tru-Spec display in Fan Zone. 
Austin Dillon 2:15 p.m. at Bad Boy Buggies display in Fan Zone. Open to first 75 wristbands distributed
Ryan Newman 3:10 p.m. at Bad Boy Buggies display in the Fan Zone
Miss zMAX 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at zMAX trailer in Fan Zone
Kyle Larson 3:40 pm to 3:55 pm with pit crew at Target Cartwheel Fan Zone display
Ryan Newman 3:45 p.m. at Oral-B display in the the Fan Zone
Kevin Harvick 4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Q&A at Bad Boy Buggies display in Fan Zone
Jimmie Johnson 4:45 Q&A at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone

Coca-Cola Fan Stage Schedule

Friday, Aug. 29

Time Event
6:00 p.m. Q&A with USCS Sprint Car Series drivers
Saturday Aug. 30
Time Event
12:30 p.m. NASCAR trivia 
12:45 p.m. Music by Aces & 8's
1:30 p.m. Q&A with Chris Cockrum
1:45 p.m. Music by Aces & 8's
2:30 p.m. Q&A with Dakota Armstrong 
2:45 p.m. Q&A with James Buescher 
3:00 p.m. Q&A with Bill Elliott
3:15 p.m. Q&A with The Gunny, A.K.A. R. Lee Ermey
3:30 p.m. Appearance by Miss zMAX, Christina Davidson
3:40 p.m. NASCAR trivia 
3:55 p.m. Music by Tim Cadiere & The Washboard Road Band
4:40 p.m. AMS Rev It Up Crew
4:50 p.m. Summit Racing Equipment Motorama chat with Bruce Wilson
5:00 p.m. Music by Tim Cadiere & The Washboard Road Band
5:45 p.m. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame 
Sunday, Aug. 31
Time Event
11:30 a.m. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame
11:45 a.m. NASCAR trivia 
Noon Music by Ray Fulcher 
1:15 p.m. Music by Ray Fulcher
2:00 p.m.  Q&A with Reed Sorenson
2:15 p.m. Q&A with Rex White
2:30 p.m. NASCAR trivia 
2:45 p.m. Q&A with Rutledge Wood
3:00 p.m. Music by Tim Cadiere & The Washboard Road Band
3:15 p.m. Q&A with The Gunny, A.K.A. R. Lee Ermey
3:30 p.m. Q&A with Justin Allgaier 
3:45 p.m. Q&A/book appearance with Carole Townsend
4:00 p.m. Q&A with David Ragan
4:15 p.m. Q&A with Will Chase of ABC's "Nashville"
4:30 p.m. Q&A with Josh Wise
4:45 p.m. Appearance by Miss zMAX, Christina Davidson
5:05 p.m. Music by Tim Cadiere & The Washboard Road Band

Fan Zone Activities

*Fan Zone is located in parking lot behind Earnhardt Grandstand

The Cartwheel by Target display will have free giveaways, fun games and a chance to win a Target GiftCard! Free WIFI, phone charging stations and more! Visit Cartwheel.com to learn how to save now!

Get your favorite drivers merchandise at the souvenir haulers throughout race weekend! Souvenir haulers open at 10 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Play interactive games, get a Charlotte Motor Speedway free-gift (whiles supplies last) and find out what events will be at CMS for the remainder of 2014 and all of 2015.

The Nationwide Insurance Display offers a family-friendly environment where fans can interact around both Nationwide Insurance and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. There are several games at the display including Skeeball, Plinko, the famous Bucket Game, and a Prize Wheel, where guests can walk away with NASCAR Nationwide Series branded prizes. Nationwide is On Your Side!

One of the last opportunities of the year to get a personalized custom Coca-Cola® will be at the "Share a Coke" display in Atlanta Motor Speedway's Fan Zone. The "Share a Coke" display in the Fan Zone will provide patrons the opportunity to participate in the promotion and customize two mini-cans of Coca-Cola® for sharing with a friend, family member or to keep for themselves.

The Atlanta Motor Speedway Fan Zone will be invaded by "Turtle power" during the Oral-B USA 500 weekend. The Nickelodeon Kids Zone, located in the Fan Zone, will feature family fun activities and appearances by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Costumed characters. Other activities will include a TMNT-themed photo station and obstacle course, cooling lounge and tattoo station in addition to micro-stock car racing. Nick Radio's J Boogie will be broadcasting from the Nickelodeon Kids Zone. TMNT characters will make appearances in the Kids Zone as well as at other locations at the Speedway throughout race weekend.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costume characters will be at the Nickelodeon Kids Zone in the Fan Zone at 2:30 pm Saturday and 2:45 pm Sunday! Chris Buescher will sign autographs at 3 pm Saturday.

Combos will have the newest flavor of its Curiosities this weekend at its Fan Zone display. The Hydrant Soaker, a combination of a fire hydrant and water gun will also be at the Combos display.

Speedway Children's Charities Events

Thursday, Aug. 28

The Single Source/Reed Sorenson Charity Golf Classic

Join us at the Crystal Lake Golf Club in Hampton for a day filled with golf and fun with drivers and racing celebrities!

Register online! 

Friday, Aug. 29 

NRA/David Ragan Shootout 

Join us for the NRA David Ragan Shoot Out at the Cherokee Rose Sporting Resort, located in Griffin, Georgia, just a few minutes from Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Registration begins at 9:00am.

Register online 

Sunday, Aug. 31 

Track Trek 

Just hours before “Drivers start your engines!” participants can walk the world famous 1.5 mile Atlanta Motor Speedway racing surface.  Complete the very first lap of race day!

Register online

Live Memorabilia and Ride of a Lifetime Auctions

Sheet metal and collectibles from some of your favorite drivers will be available for auction, along with the opportunity to ride with your favorite driver during the parade lap prior to the Oral-B USA 500! Event starts at 1 p.m. at Bruton Smith Park.

Monday, Sept. 1

Hot Laps

Experience the thrill of driving your personal vehicle around Atlanta Motor Speedway! Polish up your car, motorcycle or even your company vehicle and come on out Monday, September 1, 2014 to help us finish up race weekend!

Register online 

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