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Atlanta Motor Speedway

Wednesday July 23, 2014
  • Norm Benning's Moment in the Spotlight
  • NASCAR Trucks: With a race team comprised of volunteers and trucks from his own 2-car garage at home, Norm Benning delivered one of the moments of the night last year at Eldora.

  • Troops entertain Junior, Rahal
  • EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal are used to occasional fireworks when drivers get upset at the track.

  • It's official: Erik Jones to start from Truck Series pole at Eldora
  • Erik Jones credited with winning the pole in unique single-truck qualifying setup for tonight's Camping World Truck Series race at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

  • Love hurts: Dale Earnhardt Jr. gives dating advice on Twitter
  • If you're a NASCAR fan and you need dating advice, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is here to help.

  • Welcome to the dirty side: Trucks return to Eldora
  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers hit the dirt track at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday in Rossburg, Ohio.

  • Why has Tony Stewart invested so much in Eldora?
  • Tony Stewart recounts all of the events that led up to his ownership of Eldora Speedway and the creation of the Mudsummer Classic.

  • DW on dirt: Remembering Waltrip's wild ride with Tony Stewart
  • NASCAR on FOX's Darrell Waltrip is a living legend who's seen it all. But in 2012, DW got in the passenger seat of Tony Stewart's Modified dirt late model at Eldora Speedway for the ride of his life.

  • Pressure's on: Ex-college athletes audition for Hendrick pit crew
  • Coy Wire and Kaitlyn Vincie visit Hendrick Motorsports, where ex-college athletes get the chance to show their talents and fight for a potential spot on a Hendrick Motorsports pit crew.

  • Best of the Brickyard, No. 3: The Intimidator's revenge (VIDEO)
  • Foiled in his first attempt at the Brickyard, Dale Earnhardt was not going to lose the second time around.

  • Toilet talk: Kyle Larson tells us how he wipes his bum (VIDEO)
  • Here's a question for you. Do you neglect your bum? In this video posted to Cottenelle's YouTube channel, Kyle Larson tells the world how he treats his behind. 

    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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