Articles tagged ‘Atlanta Motor Speedway’

Feb 24

Atlanta Motor Speedway Statement on Protective Barriers

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo Hampton, Ga. (Feb. 24, 2015) – Following discussions yesterday between Atlanta Motor Speedway and NASCAR officials and a subsequent review of the existing SAFER barriers at the facility, AMS will add a number of additions to its existing barrier system. The protective wall at the exit of pit road near Turn 1 will be extended, and a tire barrier will be added along the inside wall of Turn 4 to offer supplementary safety protection. The installations will add a total of 130 linear feet of additional protective barrier prior to this weekend’s NASCAR events. Further review regarding future installation of additional SAFER barriers at the facility will take place following Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.  Atlanta Motor Speedway is dedicated ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing March to Atlanta Carrying Daytona Momentum

2015 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row Racing} - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Feb. 24, 2015) -- Martin Truex Jr. will take his Daytona Speedweeks momentum to one of his favorite tracks – Atlanta Motor Speedway – for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400, the second of 36 Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

Stewart-Haas Racing Names Regan Smith Interim Driver for No. 41 Team at Atlanta

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Stewart-Haas Racing has named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend Feb. 26-March 1 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Smith will begin driving ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano No Stranger to Atlanta

2015Day500LoganoVictoryLane HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 23, 2015) – He was just a kid when Joey Logano moved to Atlanta with his family to pursue a career in professional auto racing. At just 10 years old, the youngster from Middletown, Connecticut began building his resume ... FULL STORY »

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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, ... 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 »

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Atlanta Motor Speedway to Honor Jeff Gordon with Race Weekend Tribute
Posted 02.09.15
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 year that he was embarking on a career more than ...FULL STORY »
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Moffitt to Drive No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota at Atlanta
Posted 01.27.15
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 whose return from December heart surgery begins the following weekend ...FULL STORY »
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Majority of NASCAR Weekend Ticket Specials Expire Feb. 2
Posted 01.26.15
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 the limited-time offers will expire Monday, Feb. 2 at 5 ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Offering Buy One, Get One NASCAR Weekend Front Stretch Seats Through Jan. 26
Posted 01.19.15
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, get one,” or “BOGO” Lower Champions Grandstands or Upper Winners ...FULL STORY »
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Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to Sponsor NSCS Qualifying Day at AMS Feb. 27
Posted 01.16.15
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 the Drive Sober Georgia Qualifying Day. GOHS’s “Drive Sober or Get ...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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