One of racing's most storied venues hosts 500 miles of edge-of-the-seat action when the sport's biggest names visit Atlanta in 2020 for the running of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500!
O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags
O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is a heads up, street-style drag racing series on Atlanta Motor Speedway's eighth-mile pit road. Averaging 225 drag racers and 90 show cars in front of nearly 5,000 fans nightly, O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags has become one of the Speedway's most-popular events with local racing enthusiasts.
Anyone with a valid driver's license is able to drag race. In addition to the on-track drag racing action, a Show-N-Shine car show also takes place each Friday night. All vehicles are welcome to enter and awards will be given for the top two finishers in each class.
Spectator entry for O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is just $10. Competitors pay $20 to drag race or enter the Show-N-Shine. A combo-ticket to enter both can be purchased for $30. Outside parking is free or fans can park on the Speedway's infield for just $20 (free for motorcycles). Cards are accepted for payment at the ticket window. Payment at the main infield tunnel is cash only.
Pit gates open at 5:30 p.m. for competitors and grandstand gates open at 6:30 p.m. for fans. Show-N-Shine entries are accepted until 7:20 p.m. and a mandatory drivers meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The drag Tech Area will open at 6:00 p.m. and practice runs begin at 6:15 p.m. and run through 8 p.m. Drag racing eliminations begin at approximately 9:09 p.m. and follow O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags' nightly Opening Ceremonies.
Please note, without the signed proper release forms, no minors are allowed in the pre-stage/grid area or winner's lanes. Only the driver and one crew member are allowed in winner's lanes.
Show-N-Shine car show judging begins at 6:30 p.m. Entrants interested in participating in the Show-N-Shine Speedway Cruise (around the track) need to return to their vehicles by 8:00 p.m. in order to be lined up and staged. The cruise will begin at approximately 8:05 p.m. Show-N-Shine cruise participants will be displayed on the frontstretch so the fans can take a closer look. Show-N-Shine Awards will take place in the grassy area of the frontstretch starting at around 8:35 p.m.
Smoking is not allowed in the grandstands. Smoking is permitted in designated areas behind the grandstands as well as the infield.