You can find Atlanta motorsports all around the city with events taking place throughout the year. From high speeds to endurance races and monster trucks, the motorhead inside you is going to be stoked.
Atlanta Motor Speedway
NASCAR Since 1960
NASCAR is the second most-watched sport on television, after professional football. The sport has garnered such high international attention that it is now broadcast in 150 countries worldwide, and holds 17 of the top 20 most-attended, single-day sporting events in the world. When you’re in Atlanta and feel the need for speed, look no further than Atlanta MotorSpeedway.
Hundreds of thousands of fans from around the globe flock to nearby Hampton, Georgia, to attend the racetrack’s annual NASCAR events. More than an oval track with some seats–this is a motorsports palace. You’ll find luxury suites and luxury condominiums, plus fans can also camp at infield locations, reserved and non-reserved areas outside the Speedway and campsites overlooking the Speedway. When races are not underway, this premier racing facility is open to the public for speedway tours and a behind-the-scenes look at one of the south’s finest entertainment complexes.
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
Motorsport EST 1970
Road Atlanta, located north of the city in Braselton, Georgia, is recognized as one of the world’s best road courses. With more than 320,000 annual visitors, Road Atlanta draws visitors from 33 states and 18 countries for its high-energy race schedule. You can even get behind the wheel at the Skip Barber Racing School. Take a class and try your hand at road racing. You can also catch motorcycle racing and other major motorsports events such as Drift Atlanta and The Mitty.
Petit Le Mans
Endurance Race EST 1998
Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda is a sports car endurance race held annually at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. The race covers a maximum of 1,000 miles or 10 hours, whichever comes first. In addition to the overall race, the event features teams of two or three drivers per car competing for victories in four different classes of cars. Class winners of the Petit Le Mans receive an automatic invitation to the following year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. With the Petit Pit Stop area for kids and Vendor Village in the Midway, you can make this a family affair the whole clan will remember for years to come.
Tour and Event
The Monster Jam motorsports tour stops annually in Atlanta at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Monster Jam is highlighted by the heart-pounding action of monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. You can see Monster Jam trucks such as The Legend, Stone Crusher, Grave Digger, Captain America, Wolverine, Advance Auto Parts Grinder and so many more jump, flip and speed across the dirt tracks and ramps to loud music and fireworks.
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