AMS set to kick off Independence Day Weekend with fireworks and drag racing this Friday night

Atlanta Motor Speedway will celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend this Friday, July 1 with its biggest, most patriotic night of the summer. The Papa John’s Pizza Fireworks Extravaganza will feature one of metro Atlanta’s first and largest fireworks displays of the holiday weekend, followed by Week 9 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, the summer-long street-style drag racing... Read More


Atlanta Motor Speedway’s street-style drag racing series, O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, returns to the pit lane drag strip this spring and summer, starting April 29, while its U.S. Legends and Bandolero car racing program, Thursday Thunder Legends Series Presented by Papa John’s Pizza, hits the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” for its 19th consecutive season beginning June 2. O’Reilly Auto... Read More

Week 7 of Thursday Thunder sets stage for this week’s Championship Night

One race now remains in the battle for the season points championship in Thursday Thunder after week seven action on the quart-mile “Thunder Ring” at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The Masters division continues to be the tightest race for a season championship with nine points separating the top three drivers. Scott Moseley of McDonough closed the gap with his division-leading third... Read More

Results From Week Three of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Thursday Thunder

Leaders have begun to emerge as the season points races heated up on the quarter-mile “Thunder Ring” in Week 3 of Thursday Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Following week three action, a trio of divisions are separated by five or fewer points. Will Robusto of Fort Mill, South Carolina earned his second win of the season and now sits atop... Read More

Mason Family Competition Fueled At O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags

One of the most crowd-pleasing divisions at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is the Truck Advanced Division. These trucks aren’t your typical pick-ups. Danny Mason, whose family races two trucks in the division, knows what sets them apart from the regular truck division. “Well it’s totally different … these right here,” he said. “Any truck in this class, there’s... Read More


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 Grandstands seats located on the AMS front stretch. This offer presents a 50 percent discount... Read More

NASCAR Championship Leaders Have Strong Ties To Georgia, Atlanta Motor Speedway

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 place. Logano, however, has not yet guaranteed himself a spot in the season-ending championship round.... Read More

Time Running Out For Drivers Seeking Chase Berths

The window of opportunity continues to decrease for drivers vying for positions in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Oral-B USA 500 NASCAR weekend one race closer. The Labor Day Weekend event is one of three races left before the field for NASCAR’s 10-race championship format is set. Any driver winning their first NASCAR Sprint Cup... Read More

Double Points Night This Week at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine

Some of the most exciting drag racing of the summer at Atlanta Motor Speedway’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is expected Friday as double points will be awarded to all competitors. With only three points events remaining in the 2014 season, each race becomes more important for drivers seeking to win division titles and be honored during the Labor... Read More