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Atlanta Motor Speedway

Sunday July 05, 2015
  • Live: Follow all the action in the Coke Zero 400 on RaceTrax
  • Follow all the action in the Coke Zero 400 from Daytona International Speedway on RaceTrax. Keep up with your favorite drivers with live scoring updates and up-to-the-second tweets.

  • Riding shotgun with Jamie McMurray and the No. 1 team
  • NASCAR RaceDay gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at driver Jamie McMurray and the No. 1 team at Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates as they prepare for the Sprint Cup race at Sonoma.

  • Fans defend right to fly Confederate flag in Daytona infield
  • Despite NASCAR's urging of fans to abandon use of the Confederate flag at races, it was prominently displayed in the infield at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. One fans says of his flag, "They'd have to come and get it."

  • Danica Patrick helps us celebrate National Bikini Day at the beach
  • It's National Bikini Day, and who better to help us celebrate than Danica Patrick? She did so by offering the gift of a great video on her Instagram account.

  • NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway.

  • Rico Abreu earns first career victory in NASCAR K&N Pro Series
  • Rico Abreu earns his first career stock car victory, racing to the win in Saturday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event at Columbus Motor Speedway in Ohio. A member of the current NASCAR Next class, Abreu, who stands 4-foot-4 and weighs 95 pounds, has been pegged as an up-and-coming star. 

  • Driver council meets with NASCAR again to discuss rules package
  • Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. say latest meeting between newly formed driver council and NASCAR may lead to much-needed additional changes to the current rules package by the time the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Indianapolis and Michigan. The council met with NASCAR for a second time on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Split-second decisions can lead to glory, or disaster, at Daytona
  • Drivers know that the decisions they make in the blink of an eye at Daytona International Speedway can lead to a victory, or end up causing a massive wreck. "It's all about survival," says Ryan Newman of Richard Childress Racing.

  • Reigning midget champion Rico Abreu gets 1st stock car win
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Rico Abreu has earned his first career stock car victory, racing to the win at Columbus Motor Speedway in Ohio.

  • Austin Dillon wins Xfinity Series race at Daytona
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Austin Dillon has won the Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway by avoiding a late accident and then holding off the competition on a two-lap sprint to the finish.

    Atlanta Motor Speedway


    Atlanta Motor Speedway Atlanta Motor Speedway, is not only one of the driver's favorite tracks on the circuit it is one of the most fan-friendly tracks as well. Atlanta Motor Speedway was constructed in 1960 on 870 acres in Hampton, GA. about 25 miles south of Alanta. At the end of the 1996 NASCAR season the Atlanta Motor Speedway underwent a track reconfiguration turning the track from a intermediate oval into a quad oval. The speedway was flipped the frontstretch was turned into the backstretch and the new frontstretch was turned into the quad-oval shape that it is today.

    Track Info

    Track Address: 1500 Highway 19 & 41 S.
    Hampton, GA. 30228
    (770) 946-4211
    Offical Web Site: AtlantaMotorSpeedway.com
    Track Shape: Quad-Oval
    Track Length: 1.54 miles
    Front Stretch Length: 2,332 feet
    Back Stretch Length: 1,800 feet
    Banking: 24° Turns
    5° Frontstretch
    5° Backstretch
    Seating Capacity: 124,000
    First Winner: Fireball Roberts (1960)
    Most Wins: Dale Earnhardt (9)
    Lap Record: Geoffrey Bodine; 197.47 mph (28.074 sec)

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