Atlanta Motor Speedway

Wednesday July 29, 2015
  • Report: MWR's Rob Kauffman moving to buy stake in Ganassi team
  • With reports that Michael Waltrip Racing principal owner Rob Kauffman is looking to buy a stake in Chip Ganassi Racing, the future of MWR is unclear.

  • Red-hot Kyle Busch chasing rarefied air at Pocono
  • Kyle Busch achieved a major personal milestone in winning last Sunday's Brickyard 400 at famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Is Gordon retirement from full-time racing just tip of iceberg?
  • @TheBuzzer's Daryl Motte fast-forwards five years to see how the NASCAR landscape could change with a number of drivers reaching retirement age.

  • If NASCAR had 'official' Grand Slam, which 4 races should be in?
  • Each month during the racing season, The Century Poll will ask members of the NASCAR community a question and compile the results in an effort to get an overview of what racing insiders are thinking about a competition topic, issue or compelling question.

  • NASCAR penalizes Premium Motorsports for unattached weight
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR has penalized Premium Motorsports because an unattached weight fell off the car during practice last weekend at Indianapolis.

  • NASCAR issues written warnings to teams of Newman, Mears
  • NASCAR has issued written warnings to two Sprint Cup Series teams on the heels of last weekend's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • NASCAR suspends, fines crew chief for infraction at Indianapolis
  • NASCAR has assessed the No. 98 Premium Motorsports team of driver Timmy Hill a P3 level penalty for having an unattached weight leave the car during practice on July 24 for last Sunday's Brickyard 400.

  • Sneak Peek: New NASCAR merchandise tent at Pocono
  • The NASCAR Fanatics Tent is making its debut this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Here's a sneak peek of where you can buy your merchandise at 'The Tricky Triangle.'

  • The contenders: 5 drivers with a good chance to win at Pocono Raceway
  • As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prepares for its second trip to Pocono Raceway in less than two months, here are the 5 drivers with the best chance to win – starting with the driver least likely to prevail among the contenders.

  • Indy Winner's Weekend: Kyle Busch, crew chief recap strategy
  • Kyle Busch and crew chief Adam Stevens recap the strategy that took them to victory lane in The Jeff Kyle 400 at The Brickyard.

    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:
    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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