Paving the All New Atlanta Motor Speedway
What did it take to pave the All New Atlanta Motor Speedway?
The six month project began just hours after the checkered flag flew on July 11, 2021. Check out the video progression of the track project.
It took roughly 17,000 tons of material to repave AMS.
40 feet in the corners, a reduction from 55 feet. Front Straight is 52 feet, backstretch is 42 feet.
The ODL is the Open Drainage Layer and drainage system are designed to more effectively remove excess ground water beneath the racing surface.
Before 2021, AMS was repaved in 1997 when the true 1.522 oval was reconfigured into its current 1.54 quad-oval.
July 11, 2021, just hours after the checkered flag of the Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart.
163 days. Paving was completed on December 20, 2021.
28-degrees. The project increased the banking 4-degrees, up from 24-degrees.
With the additional 4-degrees of banking, Atlanta has the steepest banking of any intermediate track on the NASCAR circuit.