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2021 COVID-19 Protocols

Prior to the event, all fans are asked to carefully review our Notice of Risk & Policies Waiver posted on our website.

All employees and event staff members are required to wear a face mask at all times.

 

Fans are required to wear a face mask upon entry & exit, in high traffic areas, and on the concourse. It is recommended that fans continue to wear their face masks once seated in their socially distanced seating areas. 

Fans in Club One and public suites will be required to wear masks while moving about the "cat-walk", elevator towers, the suite and Club One lobbies, and public areas. It is recommended that fans continue to wear their face masks once seated in their socially distanced seating areas. 

Social distancing will be required among groups of fans in the grandstands & individually in concession lines & restrooms.

All grandstand guests will be required to have a non-invasive temperature check as they come through the ticketing lines. All suite guests will be required to have a non-invasive temperature check before entering suite level. 

All employees, teams, officials & industry employees will be required to have a temperature check upon entering Atlanta Motor Speedway grounds.

Atlanta Motor Speedway will have a reduced seating capacity for this event. All reserved seating assignments will be within regulations with social distancing.

All tickets will be digital & scanned on the fan's mobile device when entering the gates. All concessions & souvenirs will only accept credit/debit cards or Apple Pay transactions. No cash will be accepted at any concession or souvenir location.

All Premium Parking passes must be reserved prior to the event. Premium Parking is located in the Champions Parking Lot. Free ADA parking will be available in the ADA lot next to the Champions lot. Free parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Blue, Red, and Green lots.

More information about parking.

Trams & shuttles will be limited to mobility-limited fans with limited spaces to ensure social distancing. Shuttles will be available for ADA parking only. ADA Shuttles will continuously roam the ADA Parking areas.

To comply with safety guidelines, coolers will not be allowed for this event.

You can still bring personal items, food, & drinks (including alcohol) (no glass) into the facility, but they must be in one clear bag no larger than 14x14x14 inches.

 

In addition to one clear bag, fans can also bring in one clutch bag/fanny pack (maximum size of 4.5"x6.5"). We ask that fans approach the entrance gates with their clutch bag/fanny pack open and ready for visual inspection. 

You can still bring personal items, food, and drink (including alcohol) (no glass) into the facility, but they must be in one clear bag no larger than 14x14x14 inches. 

All bags must be clear & no larger than 14x14x14 inches.

The driving force behind the clear bag policy is safety - for both our fans and our staff. 

With clear bags, our staff can visually inspect the contents without having to come into contact with any of your items, eliminating a contact point that would be unavoidable with coolers. It's just one of many things we're doing this year to ensure the races are fun and safe for everyone.

 

In addition to one clear bag, fans can also bring in one clutch bag/fanny pack (maximum size of 4.5"x6.5"). We ask that fans approach the entrance gates with their clutch bag/fanny pack open and ready for visual inspection. 

Based on CDC Guidelines, a certified cleaning crew will increase the frequency of cleaning/disinfecting high-touch surfaces & locations.

Atlanta Motor Speedway has a significant amount of individual hand sanitizer units which will be distributed to fans & employees. Additionally, AMS has strategically placed hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the facility, including in high-traffic areas, such as near concession stands & concourse walking areas.

All Atlanta Motor Speedway staff will be provided masks/facial coverings when they are in close contact with other persons. Additionally, employees who may come in contact with others or because of their unique roles that come in contact with fans will wear gloves during the event.

All restrooms will be frequently monitored with personnel who will disinfect all high-touch areas within the restrooms on a regular basis.

Ketchup, mustard & other condiments will now be securely stored & served to guests upon request.

Prohibited items found during security inspections are not allowed inside the gates. These items must be returned to the owner’s vehicle or discarded; they will not be held at the gates. Unlawful items found during security inspections are subject to confiscation. The person in possession of these items is subject to arrest. Any prohibited item discovered inside the Speedway is subject to confiscation. Atlanta Motor Speedway is not responsible for any item left unattended or discarded.

  • Beer balls, beer bongs, funnels
  • Bicycles
  • Camera with detachable lenses over 5” (camera/lens combination cannot exceed 8” in length)
  • Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaporizers
  • Confederate flags 
  • Coolers of any size
  • Clear bags larger than 14" x 14" x 14"
  • Drones/aircraft of any kind
  • Fires, fireworks, grills, sky lanterns
  • Folding chairs
  • Glass
  • Golf carts and ATV-type vehicles
  • Helium balloons, beach balls, noisemakers, horns, and fireworks
  • Hoverboards, rollerblades, Segways, and skateboards
  • Human transporters
  • Illegal drugs
  • Laser pointers
  • Non-Clear Bags
  • Pets (except service animals assisting the disabled)
  • Purse/clutch larger than 4"x 6"
  • Radios without headsets
  • Scaffolding, platforms
  • Selfie sticks, tripods, monopods, GoPros
  • Stadium seats wider than 17”
  • Stadium seats with arms or folding chairs
  • Sticks of any kind, including, but not limited to, flag poles, brooms, etc.
  • Strollers, wagons, carts
  • Unattended items
  • Video cameras
  • Weapons (including guns, knives, ice picks, etc.), regardless of permit
  • Other items may be refused after being deemed inappropriate or unsafe at the discretion of AMS staff and security

Please note that the following activities are not permitted on Atlanta Motor Speedway property:

  • Solicitation for donations
  • Selling or buying tickets
  • Unapproved selling of merchandise or services
  • Unapproved distribution of any item
  • Unapproved entertaining

Track Policies

Atlanta Motor Speedway continues to provide an exciting and fun, yet secure and safe, environment for the world's greatest racing entertainment. Please take a look at the following policies to help plan your visit. The policies below are regulated and enforced to make sure your visit is a safe and stress-free one.

*All security measures are subject to change without notice * 

Atlanta Motor Speedway (the “Speedway”) has taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, drivers, crew, vendors, employees and other guests. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present, including the Speedway and the event for which you are purchasing admission.  COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.  People who show no symptoms may spread COVID-19 if they are infected and therefore any event where people are present may pose heightened risk of contracting COVID-19.  If you are considered a high-risk person as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), you may be especially vulnerable to COVID-19.  You should evaluate your own risk in determining whether to attend any public event including the event at the Speedway for which you are purchasing admission.

As a condition of admission to this event at the Speedway you will be required to abide by all current facility rules, posted instructions, and protocols while on premises or risk ejection, including, but not limited to the following, which may be periodically revised in accordance with public health guidance or requirements, or other guidance or requirements:

  • Guests are encouraged (and may be required) to wear a cloth face covering (all guests who are 3 years or older).
  • Guests may be required to submit to a non-contact temperature check prior to entry.
  • Guests may be presented with a brief questionnaire prior to entry to confirm that they are not currently experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms and/or have not been recently exposed to the virus which causes COVID-19.
  • Guests must maintain a distance of at least 6 feet between their travel party and others.
  • Guests are reminded to wash their hands frequently with soap and water.
  • For guests who may need an accommodation in order to comply with any facility rules and/or protocols, please contact our guest services team for further information.
  • In addition, to further protect the health and safety of our guests and employees, you will not be admitted to the Speedway and you should stay home if within past fourteen (14) days you have:
    • Tested positive or have been deemed presumptively positive with COVID-19;
    • Sought testing to determine whether you might have COVID-19 due to contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, and have not yet received the results;
    • Been informed that you may have been exposed to Coronavirus or learned that you have been in the immediate vicinity of a person now known to have been carrying the Coronavirus; or
    • Experienced any of the following symptoms commonly associated with COVID-19, including cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, OR two or more of any of the following: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.

WAIVER - ASSUMPTION OF RISK

We appreciate your cooperation as we strive to make the guest experience as safe as possible for all. Although preventative measures set forth by the facility are intended to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.

By purchasing tickets to and/or attending this event at the Speedway you acknowledge the risks above.  You also acknowledge notice of and agree to follow all facility rules, posted instructions, and protocols. You also agree to notify all guests for whom you are purchasing tickets of the instructions and protocols disclosed here, those that may be made publicly available for the event, and those that may be conveyed prior to your party’s arrival.  You acknowledge and agree that you are voluntarily assuming all risks of exposure to COVID-19 and agree to release, waive and discharge New Hampshire Motor Speedway, its parent entities, and all related and affiliated individuals and entities, and all individuals and entities involved in the event at the Speedway which you are attending, from all claims directly or indirectly arising from your visit to the Speedway.

Our events are about FUN, friends, family and love. We want to create positive memories for people and do so in an inclusive environment.  Accordingly, all banners, signs and flags openly displayed (including but not limited to on vehicles, clothing, hats or other accessory items) while on the premises of Atlanta Motor Speedway must comply with this policy. Banners, signs and flags should contain no obscene language, symbols or logos, or graphic depictions. Speedway management reserves the right to approve all banners, signs and flags.  Confederate flags (including flags, signs and banners that contain the Confederate flag) are not allowed. 

Attendees must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Banners, signs and flags must be small enough for one person to hold and no larger than 36" x 60" (except that the U.S. Flag in a larger size may be displayed during the playing of the National Anthem only).
  • Banners, signs and flags may not be affixed, in any form, to any portion of the Speedway premises.
  • Banners, signs and flags may not obstruct the view of others.
  • Banners, signs and flags should be constructed of either vinyl, cloth or other lightweight materials.
  • Banners, signs and flags in the spectator grandstands may not be attached to poles or sticks.
  • Banners, signs and flags are not permitted in any premium seating area except as specifically permitted in writing by [Atlanta Motor Speedway]

Speedway management reserves the right to remove any and all banners, signs or flags not in compliance with this policy or which, in their sole judgment, violates this policy.  If you refuse to allow the removal of any such banner, sign or flag, you will be subject to removal from Speedway premises. 

Fans are not allowed to bring weapons, firearms, fireworks, illegal substances, umbrellas, skate boards, scooters, hoverboards, drones, roller blades, or items restricted by local, state, and federal laws into the Speedway.  Other items may be refused after being deemed inappropriate or unsafe at the discretion of AMS staff and security. 

To comply with social distancing, coolers will not be allowed inside the facility. You will be able to bring in items, food, and drink in a clear plastic bag that is 14x14x14. 

The driving force behind the clear bag policy is safety - for both our fans and our staff. 

With clear bags, our staff can visually inspect the contents without having to come into contact with any of your items, eliminating a contact point that would be unavoidable with coolers. It's just one of many things we're doing this year to ensure the races are fun and safe for everyone.

 

In addition to a clear bag, fans can also bring in one clutch bag/fanny pack (maximum size of 4.5"x6.5"). We ask that fans approach the entrance gates with their clutch bag/fanny pack open and ready for visual inspection. 

You can learn more about our COVID-19 protocols here.

No glass is allowed inside of the Speedway or grandstands. Only one cooler per ticket holder. 

Atlanta Motor Speedway has instituted a clear bag policy in 2021. As always, please allow extra time to enter the gates if you are carrying a bag, as all bags are subject to search.

The driving force behind the clear bag policy is safety - for both our fans and our staff. 

With clear bags, our staff can visually inspect the contents without having to come into contact with any of your items, eliminating a contact point that would be unavoidable with coolers. It's just one of many things we're doing this year to ensure the races are fun and safe for everyone.

Cameras, scanners, binoculars, etc. are allowed in the grandstands. 

All items brought to and through the gate area are subject to search and inspection by AMS staff and security officials. 

The resale of AMS admission tickets on the premises - grounds, infield, grandstands, parking lots, campgrounds, and other surrounding areas is strictly prohibited.  

Smoking, including e-cigarettes and vaporizers, is not permitted in any grandstand at AMS. Smoking is permitted in specific smoking areas just outside of the main concourse area outlined in red on the ground. Please remember to adhere to social distancing guidelines while utilizing the smoking areas. 

To ensure a positive experience for all guests, we ask pet owners to follow the policies listed below. Guests not adhering to these policies may be requested to board their pets immediately.

  • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and must dispose of their waste properly.
  • Please be respectful of your neighbors' space.
  • Excessive barking or aggressiveness is not permitted.
  • Pets are not allowed in the garages, grandstands, or any restricted access areas.

Service Animals:

  • Service animals are welcome throughout the property but must remain leashed or harnessed at all times.
  • Guests are required to bring their own pet waste disposal bags.
  • Guests may request wheelchair seating to accommodate the service animals safely and comfortably.

No drones are allowed to be used on Speedway property.

Items that are not allowed inside the Speedway may not be left at, in, or around the gate areas. Items left behind may be disposed of.

Additional Camping Policies

Campfires on open, unprotected ground are PROHIBITED. Campfires in above-ground containers are allowed in exterior campgrounds. Campfires are PROHIBITED in the infield. Fires underneath awnings, dining canopies, or bonfires will not be allowed. Do not place hot coals in trash cans or dumpsters.

Dumping stations are in the following locations:

• Exterior: Service road “G” in between Unreserved RV and Unreserved Tent camping lots.

• Exterior: Service road “M” between purple and green parking lots.

• Infield: Near the Flock Brothers Corral restrooms.

For safety of all fans, NO golf carts or ATVs are allowed on Speedway grounds. Only purpose-built single person vehicles for handicapped persons will be allowed.

The use of public address systems, bullhorns, and other devices generating excessively loud noise are PROHIBITED at all times. AMS reserves the right to judge what constitutes excessively loud noise levels.

To ensure a positive experience for all guests, we ask pet owners to follow the policies listed below. Guests not adhering to these policies may be requested to board their pets immediately.

  • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and must dispose of their waste properly.
  • Please be respectful of your neighbors' space.
  • Excessive barking or aggressiveness is not permitted.
  • Pets are not allowed in the garages, grandstands, or any restricted access areas.

Service Animals:

  • Service animals are welcome throughout the property but must remain leashed or harnessed at all times.
  • Guests are required to bring their own pet waste disposal bags.
  • Guests may request wheelchair seating to accommodate the service animals safely and comfortably.

• Drones (includes any unmanned aerial vehicles)

• Hoverboards, skateboards, bicycles, and rollerblades

• Weapons of any type

• Fireworks

• Advertising banners

• NO temporary scaffolding is allowed. All ladders and platforms must be permanently attached to vehicles.

• Offensive signs, flags or banners, lewd behavior and profanity, as determined by AMS in its sole discretion, will not be tolerated.

• Any other items restricted by local, state and federal laws.

There is 24-hour security available. Please do not hesitate to report any disorderly conduct to the campground supervisor or any security official. Fireworks, firearms, or drugs are never allowed on the premises. Security can be reached at 770.707.5015.

AMS recommends all generators have an exhaust flow pipe and be placed on the entry side of the camper. Please show courtesy toward your neighbors in the placement of generators. AMS security or campground officials may ask that you relocate your generator if it disturbs those camping around you. Warning: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is possible with camping equipment. Follow equipment instructions! The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) warns to never run a motor vehicle, generator, or any gasoline-powered engine less than 20 feet from an open window, door, or vent where exhaust can vent into an enclosed area.

ALCOHOL

Alcohol is permitted, please keep in mind this is a family camping area. Profanity and excessive noise will not be tolerated.

QUIET HOURS

The hours between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM will be the designated quiet hours. Please be courteous to your neighbors and keep music to a level only heard within your campsite.

Additional Infield Camping Policies

Campfires are PROHIBITED in the infield.

Each camping pass must be affixed to the front windshield; if not, the pass will be considered void and confiscated.

The tunnel entrance is located between Turns One and Two and allows access for vehicles up to 14'6" high. The tunnel is open 24hrs/day from 2:00 PM on Thursday – 2:00 PM on Monday (pending weather).

Platforms are allowed in the infield however they must be permanently attached to vehicles. Absolutely no temporary scaffolding is allowed. Platforms cannot be any taller than 10’.

The hours between 12:00 AM (midnight) and 7:00 AM will be the designated quiet hours. Please be courteous to your neighbors and keep music to a level only heard in your site.

Flags above 10' in height must be lowered during ALL on-track activity.