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Atlanta Motor Speedway

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The Atlanta Motor Speedway is a 1.5 mile NASCAR oval track located north of the city of Atlanta, Georgia. It hosts a variety of NASCAR events, including the annual 500-mile race in March.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

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Past Events

Nothing for now, but you know how things are... time passes, this list is bound to grow. Watch this space.

Atlanta Motor Speedway: Interesting Facts

  1. Atlanta Motor Speedway is the only track on the NASCAR circuit to have hosted two NASCAR Sprint Cup series races each year since 1998.

  2. The track is 1.54 miles long and the seating capacity is 125,000.

  3. The track configuration features 4 turns, and is banked on all turns at 24 degrees

  4. It is nicknamed "The Rozelle of the South" after famous racetrack designer, Roger Rozelle.

  5. At the conclusion of the 2008 season, the track had held 223 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races during its 44-year history.

  6. Atlanta Motor Speedway is part of the 50-year-old Atlanta Motor Speedway Group, which also includes Atlanta Dragway, Atlanta Motorsports Park, and Atlanta Speedway North.

  7. The annual Labor Day race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, called the Great American Racing Weekend, has been the longest running NASCAR event at the track since 1960.

  8. The first NASCAR event at the track was the 1960 Dixie 300, which was won by Fireball Roberts.

  9. In 1997, drivers Rusty Wallace, Terry Labonte, Johnny Benson, and Kenny Wallace raced in the first Goody's Dash at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

  10. Atlanta Motor Speedway's main grandstand was destroyed by a tornado on July 4, 1998. The track was rebuilt just in time for the race weekend later in July.

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