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Atlanta Motor Speedway

Atlanta Motor Speedway is a 1.54 mile oval with a 2.5 mile infield road course, located near Hampton, Georgia. Banking is 24 degrees in the corners, and 5 degrees in the straights.

New: 1997-01-12  Last Updated: 2006-03-06

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Elevation: 825 feet Latitude: 33.38358 Longitude: -84.316893 GPS: N 33 23.014, W 84 19.0135 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

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Historical Note

The track opened on July 31, 1960 under the name Atlanta International Raceway. Bruton Smith purchased the track in late 1990 and renamed it Atlanta Motor Speedway. In 1997, the track was reconfigured to the current form with the addition of the two doglegs.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 215. Order from National Speedway Directory

Track Office

Atlanta Motor Speedway
1500 Tara Place
Hampton, GA 30228

Atlanta Motor Speedway
P.O. Box 500
Hampton, GA 30228

770-946-4211 (Tickets)
770-946-3921 (Administration)
770-946-3925 (Marketing)
770-946-3953 (Promotions)
770-946-3950 (Public Relations)
770-707-7970 (Souvenirs and Tours)

Track Maps and Imagery

This map shows the original (pre-dogleg) configuration. (The modern configuration may be observed in the aerial photos):

Atlanta Motor Speedway Track Map

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From Exit 77 of I-75 (south of Atlanta), take US 19/US 41 south to the Speedway.

From Exit 70 of I-75, Take highway 20 west to the Speedway.

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