Fan Zone

Race Weekend Schedule

Weekend Schedule

Monday, Feb. 23
Noon  Trackside Terrace Camping Open 
Thursday, Feb. 26
10:00 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series haulers enter at infield tunnel
12:30 p.m. Gate 13 open
1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test session (Gate 13 open)
3:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test session (Gate 13 open)
7:00 p.m.  NASCAR XFINITY Series haulers enter at infield tunnel
Friday, Feb. 27
9:30 a.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series haulers enter at infield tunnel
10:00 a.m.  Gate 13 opens
10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. NASCAR XFINITY Series practice 
11:30 a.m. - 12:55 p.m. NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice 
1:00 p.m. All grandstand gates open
1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice
1:30 p.m. Suites and hospitality open 
2:30 p.m. - 5:25 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice
5:25 p.m. Drive Sober Georgia Qualifying Day 
Saturday, Feb. 28
9:00 a.m. All grandstand gates open
9:30 a.m. Suites and hospitality open 
9:10 a.m. NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying 
10:40 a.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying 
Noon - 1:20 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice 
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series autograph session (Tara Ballroom)
1:30 p.m. NASCAR XFINITY Series driver introductions 
2:00 p.m. NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 250
5:00 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver introductions 
5:30 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hyundai Construction Equipment 200
Sunday, March 1
9:00 a.m. All grandstand gates open 
9:30 a.m. Suites and hospitality open 
10:00 a.m. Speedway Children's Charities Track Trek 
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Pre-race stage access open
12:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver introductions 
1:00 p.m. Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Driver Appearances

Friday, Feb. 27
Noon Q&A with Joe and John Hunter Nemechek at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
12:30 p.m. Q&A with Spencer Gallagher at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
12:45 p.m. Q&A with Ray Black Jr. at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
1:30 p.m. Q&A with Ty Dillon at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
1:45 p.m. Q&A with Jimmy Weller at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
Saturday, Feb. 28
9:00 a.m. Q&A with Michael Annett at Fan Stage
9:15 a.m. Q&A with Spencer Gallagher at Fan Stage 
10:30 a.m. Martin Truex Jr. kids 17 & under autograph session, Tara Ballroom 
10:30 a.m. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. kids 17 & under autograph session, Tara Ballroom 
10:30 a.m. Alex Bowman kids 17 & under autograph session, Tara Ballroom 
10:30 a.m. Clint Bowyer kids 17 & under autograph session, Tara Ballroom 
*Kids autograph wristbands distributed at 9:30 a.m. at Fan Stage
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bill Elliott autographs at Bill Elliott Dawsonville Moonshine tent in Fan Zone
11:30 a.m. Q&A with Gray Gaulding at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
11:45 a.m. Chase Elliott autographs at JR Motorsports souvenir rig for "Chase's Crew"
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Truck Series autograph session, in Tara Ballroom, open to first 150 fans
Sunday, March 1
9:15 a.m.  Q&A with Justin Allgaier at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
9:30 a.m. Q&A with Jimmie Johnson at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
9:50 a.m. Q&A with Austin Dillon at Team Chevy display in Fan Zone
9:45 a.m. Q&A with Kevin Harvick at Fan Stage 
10:15 a.m. Q&A with David Ragan at Fan Stage  

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Fan Stage Schedule

Saturday, Feb. 28
9:00 a.m. Q&A with Michael Annett 
9:15 a.m. Q&A with Spencer Gallagher 
9:30 a.m. Wristband giveaway for kids 17 & undder autograph session 
9:35 a.m. Musical performance by MacKenzi Morris 
11:30 a.m. Q&A with Miss zMax
12:05 p.m. Musical performance by Rivers Monroe 
1:00 p.m. Appearance by Georgia Racing Hall of Fame members
3:45 p.m. Musical performance by Christian O'Connor
Sunday, March 1
9:00 a.m. Musical performance by MacKenzi Morris 
9:45 a.m. Q&A with Kevin Harvick  
10:05 a.m. Q&A with Miss zMax
10:15 a.m. Q&A with David Ragan 
10:30 a.m. Appearance by AMS Rev It Up Crew 
11:00 a.m. Musical performance by Rivers Monroe 
12:35 p.m. Musical performance by Christian O'Connor 

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Gathering Place Stage Schedule

Gathering Place is located in the Legends Campground and admission is free.

Friday, Feb. 27
7:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies, music by Josh Black 
Saturday, Feb. 28
7:30 p.m.  Bill Turpin and the Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra 

Fan Zone Activities

Race fans, make sure your race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway includes the Fan Zone, located in the parking lot behind the Earnhardt Grandstand! Check out the driver souvenir rigs, live entertainment and driver appearances on the fan stage and sponsor displays including XFINITY and QuikTrip! 

Race Day Tailgating Championship

Enter the Race Day Tailgating Relay Race! Qualifying is Friday in the Family Campground from 3 pm to 7 pm and in the Speedway Lot from 5 pm to 9 pm. Saturday qualifying is in the main parking lot and legends parking lot from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and in the Fan Zone from Noon to 5:30 p.m. Finals are Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fan Zone. $10 entry fee to win great prizes!. Look for the Race Day Tailgating Championship logo for the qualifying locations.

Food competition is open for infield campers and outside the track. In the infield, burgers should be entered at 11:30 a.m., wings at noon and dessert items at 12:30 p.m. In the fan zone, burgers can be entered at 1:30 p.m., wings at 2 p.m. and desserts at 2:30 p.m.

Hot Rodders Of Tomorrow Competitions 

Teams of high school students will compete against one another as they tear down and rebuild engines in an average time of less than 20 minutes. The nation's top-ranked team and record-holder for the fastest time, Peach County High School, will be among the teams.

Saturday

Peach County vs. Americus-Sumter, 9:30 a.m.

Tuscaloosa Career Technology Academy vs. Brantley County, 11 a.m.

Peach County vs. Forsyth Central, 1 p.m. 

Forsyth Central vs. Thomas County Central, 2 p.m.

Exhibitions will also be held Sunday at 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and noon.

Speedway Children's Charities Events

Friday, Feb. 27
9 a.m. NRA David Ragan Shootout 
Saturday, Feb. 28
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Live Memorabilia Auction, in Bruton Smith Park
Sunday, March 1
10:00 a.m. Track Trek

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