Drag Racing Portion of Week 9 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags Rained Out

The drag racing portion of tonight’s Week 9 action in Atlanta Motor Speedway’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Prior to the arrival of tonight’s rain, the Show-N-Shine competition featured everything from new imports to classic muscle cars and automobiles ranging as far back as the 1930s. Those vehicles then took... Read More

Results from 12th week of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags

Week 12 action of The O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine got underway on the pit-lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday in the 16-week summer series. Jon Stovall, whose bright red 2006 Dodge Viper turns heads when he runs in the Domestic Advanced class, first came to Friday Night Drags when he heard a commercial on... Read More

Atlanta Motor Speedway to play host to 2016 Bandolero Nationals

The top Bandolero car drivers from across the country will converge on Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sept 24, when AMS plays host to the 2016 Bandolero Nationals. The national championship event, which will crown the nation’s best Bandolero drivers, will take place on the quarter-mile Thunder Ring, a flat racing surface on the AMS frontstretch considered one of the most... Read More

Latter part of season packed with special promotions in summer racing series

The infield at Atlanta Motor Speedway will light up with special, late-season promotions as the track’s summer racing series – O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine and the Thursday Thunder Legends Racing Series presented by Papa John’s Pizza – near the end of their respective 2016 schedules. Green Mamba Jet Car Doug Rose’s Green Mamba Jet Car will... Read More


NHRA officials announced today two major facility improvements for Atlanta Dragway, Georgia’s House of Speed. The venerable NHRA-owned dragstrip, which sits just northeast of downtown Atlanta in Commerce, Ga., serves as host of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, May 13-15, round seven of the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. The facility recently received the first of... Read More

Johnson, K. Busch & Nemechek Victorious at Atlanta Motor Speedway

By Phillip Prichard, MSA: The Atlanta Sport Speedway (AMS) treated NASCAR Fans to a triple header weekend. AMS had made a perfect weather guarantee and they fulfilled it with sunny weather and temperatures in the high 60s on Sunday. Using strategy with a short pitting call, Jimmie Johnson won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Sprint Cup Series race for his... Read More


Atlanta Motor Speedway was last resurfaced in 1997 and today is among the oldest racing surfaces on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit. While track officials are constantly monitoring the track’s condition, there are, at this time, no plans in place to resurface the track. “The well-used racing surface at our track produces some of the most exciting racing in... Read More