NASCAR’s Labor Day weekend party is at Georgia’s Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series hit the track for the AdvoCare 500 and the Great Clips/Grit Chips 300, August 30th through September 1st.
On Friday, August 30th, fans get a chance to ask reigning Sprint Cup champ Brad Keselowski questions on the frontstretch at 8 p.m. ET, prior to the USCS Sprint Car special event on the quarter-mile track at Atlanta. There’s more racing on Saturday as well, as Legends cars will be racing from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. ET on the quarter-mile track.
Friday’s on-track schedule features Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series practice plus Sprint Cup qualifying at 6:40 p.m. ET; the Tim Smith’s Climax Moonshine Sprint Car Shootout goes green at 9 p.m. ET. On Saturday, there’s more Cup Series practice as well as Nationwide Series practice and qualifying (4:05 p.m. ET); the Great Clips/Grit Chips 300 goes green at 7:30 p.m. ET. The AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup Series race goes green on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET, following a pre-race concert by country star Billy Currington at 5:40 p.m. ET. Find the complete weekend schedule here.
First-time fans can check this out for tips on enjoying the race.
Tickets for Friday’s action start at just $20, while Saturday tickets start at $30. Tickets for Sunday’s Cup race start at just $39, and pre-race party passes for the Billy Currington concert are $49 (plus grandstand ticket or infield wristband). Find out more about the event and purchase tickets at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.
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