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.
1500 Highway 19 & 41 S.
Hampton, GA. 30228
|Offical Web Site:||AtlantaMotorSpeedway.com|
|Track Length:||1.54 miles|
|Front Stretch Length:||2,332 feet|
|Back Stretch Length:||1,800 feet|
|First Winner:||Fireball Roberts (1960)|
|Most Wins:||Dale Earnhardt (9)|
|Lap Record:||Geoffrey Bodine; 197.47 mph (28.074 sec)|
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