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Feb 19
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Gavin DeGraw to Serve as Honorary Pace Car Driver at Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

Gavin DeGraw performs onstage during The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida. - Photo Credit: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 19, 2015) – Grammy Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw will serve as the honorary pace car driver at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 1. The 38-year-old singer/songwriter will be behind the wheel for the initial pace laps prior to the green flag as NASCAR’s top drivers speed into the second race of the 2015 season. “I always enjoy coming to the track and seeing a lot of familiar faces and meeting new ones,” said DeGraw. “I can’t wait to get to Atlanta and inside of the pace car. I’m going to try and set a new speedway record for the fastest pace in ... FULL STORY »

AMS President Ed Clark Makes Annual Predictions Ahead of 2015 NASCAR Season

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 10, 2015) – The 2015 NASCAR season kicks off this weekend, and Atlanta Motor Speedway president Ed Clark has offered his annual predictions of what to expect during the upcoming NASCAR season. Even amid new structure of the Chase ... FULL STORY »

Atlanta Motor Speedway to Honor Jeff Gordon with Race Weekend Tribute

Atlanta Motor Speedway President and GM Ed Clark with Jeff Gordon - Credit: HHP Images HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 9, 2015) – In 1992, few could have predicted that when Jeff Gordon strapped into the No. 24 car for Hendrick Motorsports at Atlanta Motor Speedway for his first Sprint Cup Series start on Nov. 15 of that ... FULL STORY »

Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota at Atlanta

NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. - Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at  Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1. The 22-year-old Grimes, Iowa native replaces Brian Vickers ... FULL STORY »

Majority of NASCAR Weekend Ticket Specials Expire Feb. 2

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 26, 2015) – Fans have a very limited amount of time to take advantage of many of the ticket specials for Atlanta  Motor Speedway’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR weekend Feb. 26 through March 1. A majority of ... FULL STORY »

Atlanta Motor Speedway Offering Buy One, Get One NASCAR Weekend Front Stretch Seats Through Jan. 26

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2015) – For one week only beginning today, Atlanta Motor Speedway is making an unbelievable discount offer available to fans for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on Sunday, March 1. Race fans can purchase “buy one, ... FULL STORY »

Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to Sponsor NSCS Qualifying Day at AMS Feb. 27

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 16, 2015) – The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) will serve as the title sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying day at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday, Feb. 27. The event will be named ... FULL STORY »



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Hisense Announced As Title Sponsor Of Feb. 28 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race At Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 01.06.15
HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 5, 2015) – Multinational electronics manufacturer Hisense has been named the title sponsor of the Feb. 28, 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The event will be named the Hisense 250 and will be the first race of a rare NASCAR XFINITY Series and ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway To Host 2015 NASCAR Season’s First Sprint Cup Series Open Team Test Feb. 26
Posted 12.18.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (Dec. 18, 2014) – An open team test for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams onThursday, Feb. 26, 2015 will kick off four consecutive days of on-track NASCAR action at Atlanta Motor Speedway leading into the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend. The open team test, the first of 13 on ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Offering Discounted Tickets to Active Military & First Responders for 2015 NASCAR Weekend
Posted 11.11.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (Nov. 11, 2014) – In honor of current and former men and women in uniform, Atlanta Motor Speedway will again partner with GovX to offer discounted tickets for members of the military and first responders to events during the 2015 NASCAR weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, scheduled for ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Championship Leaders Have Strong Ties To Georgia, Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 11.06.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (November 6, 2014) – Only two races remain in the 2014 NASCAR season, and the current leaders in two of NASCAR’s national series have strong ties to both Georgia and Atlanta Motor Speedway. In NASCAR’s highly competitive Chase for the Sprint Cup format, Joey Logano is currently in first ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Offering Children’s Tickets For Ages 17 & Under As Part of 2015 NASCAR Ticket Specials
Posted 09.30.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (September 30, 2014) – Atlanta Motor Speedway will again offer a wide range of value-priced ticket specials for its 2015 NASCAR weekend scheduled for Feb. 27 to March 1. A majority of the ticket specials are valid until Feb. 1, 2015 and fans are urged to purchase their ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane—and in the Chase
Posted 09.01.14
HAMPTON, Ga. – It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show—and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In a race that went 10 laps beyond ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.01.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER YOU DID IT, BUT IT TOOK A LOT TO GET HERE: “Yeah, man, it took a lot.  We were all over the place during the race but the guys stayed with me and worked hard.  On those restart - I didn’t ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.01.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion – “We were rallying pretty well.  I made a pit road mistake a little bit earlier that got us behind, but got up to fourth and had a shot at winning the race.  Kevin was really strong, but we were just starting the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.01.14
Matt Kenseth (second) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway behind race-winner Kasey Kahne. The runner-up result locks Kenseth into this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup and puts all three Joe Gibbs Racing Camry drivers in the Chase. Camry driver Denny Hamlin ...FULL STORY »


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