Fast facts

Year Opened: 1960

Capacity: 71000

City / State: Henry County / Georgia

Biggest Event: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

All time Champion: Richard Petty; Dale Earnhardt; Bobby Labonte; Jimmie Johnson

Recent Winner: Brad Keselowski

Last 5 Winners


Brad Keselowski won the 2019 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with a time of 3:30:33. He was able to best Martin Truex, Jr. who got 2nd and Kurt Busch who got 3rd.

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Kevin Harvick won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with a time of 3:29:54. He was able to beat Brad Keselowski, who got 2nd place, and lint Bowyer, who ended up in 3rd.

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Brad Keselowski won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with a time of 3:33:08. He was able to beat Kyle Larson who got 2nd place, and Matt Kenseth who ended up in 3rd.

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Jimmie Johnson won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with a time of 3:15:38. He was able to beat Dale Earnhardt, Jr who got 2nd place, and Kyle Busch who ended up in 3rd.

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Jimmie Johnson won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 with a time of 3:49:06. He was able to beat Kevin Harvick who got 2nd place, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who ended up in 3rd.

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Tailgate Guide


The Atlanta Motor Speedway is home to an incredible tailgating atmosphere that offers just about everything you could want in a NASCAR tailgate and then some. The biggest thing that makes tailgating at the Atlanta Motor Speedway such a great experience is the sheer amount of entertainment options at your disposal. The Atlanta Motor Speedway goes all out to put on an unforgettable experience filled with activities, parties, and concerts.

The Fan Zone and Kids Zone both offer excellent places for fans looking to experience hands-on activities while hanging out before the race. The Kids Zone is perfect for families who want to keep the little ones entertained before the race. Additionally, the Fan Zone is home to the main stage making it the hub for all pre-game entertainment including concerts and celebrity appearances.

Those of you who love to party will want to check out AMS Fest. AMS Fest is a free party geared towards young adult fans meaning you’ll find plenty of fellow NASCAR fans who are looking to let loose and get down here. Just pack up a cooler full of beer and head out to AMS for a fantastic party experience that you won’t find anywhere else in NASCAR.

At the Atlanta Motor Speedway, you’ll be able to party all throughout the weekend thanks to many camping areas. No matter what kind of camping you’re looking for you’ll find it here. The Atlanta Motor Speedway offers a variety of campsites where you can watch the race including the Infield and other trackside areas. The Infield Camping here is perfect if you want to party all throughout the race as all you have to do is set up shop and wait for the race to begin. If you’re looking for a more relaxed atmosphere don’t worry as the Atlanta Motor Speedway is home to family camping as well.

The Atlanta Motor Speedway offers plenty of tailgating options no matter what kind of tailgating experience you want. Here you’ll find not only an all out hard partying tailgate, but also a relaxed family atmosphere making tailgating at the Atlanta Motor Speedway an excellent time for any group.


Fan Zone

You can’t beat the Fan Zone when it comes to pre-race entertainment. The Fan Zone is home to a variety of activities and entertainment that will keep you entertained no matter what your age. There is something here for everyone, so stop by and check it out before the race.

Kids Zone

If you’re bringing kids to the race, then make sure to stop by the Kids Zone. Here you’ll find lots of children’s activities making it the perfect place to take the kids before the race.

Folds of Honor QuikTrip Main Stage

The main stage is where you’ll find a lot of the entertainment over the NASCAR weekend, so check the schedule to see who will be performing here next. The stage hosts bands, celebrity appearances, and much more making it the pre-game entertainment hub.

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AMS Fest

Geared towards young adults, AMS Fest is the biggest party of the NASCAR weekend making it a must for anyone who loves to party. AMS Fest features beer and snacks, but you can bring your own as well. Best of all though is that the party is free to enter.

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Where to tailgate

Stadium Guide

In Game

The Atlanta Motor Speedway is the perfect road trip destination for any racing fan or automobile enthusiasts. The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 may be the track’s signature event, but you’ll find lots to do at the Atlanta Motor Speedway all throughout the year.

If you’re looking to experience the biggest event of the year at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, then you can’t beat the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 is NASCAR’s one visit to Atlanta and is a must-see for any diehard NASCAR fan in the area. The race offers a full weekend of NASCAR action including a NASCAR Xfinity Series race and NASCAR Truck Series race. You’ll also find a party atmosphere surrounding the weekend making it the perfect time to come out to the track and let loose with your friends.

In addition to the NASCAR weekend, the Atlanta Motor Speedway hosts a variety of other auto racing entertainment options. The Atlanta Motorama is a fantastic time for anyone who loves motor vehicles and is your chance to see a variety of hot rods, motorcycles, monster trucks, and much more. The Motorama features all kinds of displays and exhibits and even features a barbecue cook-off, so make a weekend of it when attending the Motorama.

Finally, all throughout the summer, you can catch drag racing and Legends and Bandolero racing at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Both types of races are a great time for racing fans, and if you’re a drag racer, you can even take part in the races for as little as $20.

There is a lot to see at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, so if you’re a car or racing enthusiast make your way out to Hampton for a good time.

Things to check out

AMS Souvenirs

Pick up a souvenir from the Atlanta Motor Speedway to commemorate your trip. You’ll find a wide selection of souvenirs here including t-shirts, hats, and much more, so stop by the souvenir stand and check it out.

Atlanta Motorama

If you love motor vehicles, then the Atlanta Motorama is just the thing for you. The Motorama features everything from motorcycles to hot rods to monster trucks and much more, so get your tickets to the Atlanta Motorama today.

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags

All summer come out to see the drag racing on Friday nights. The drag races are the perfect time to visit the Atlanta Motor Speedway if you love drag racing, so start planning your visit today. Best of all you can even enter the races for as little as $20.

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Legends and Bandolero Racing

Check out Legends and Bandolero Racing on the ¼-mile Thunder Ring at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. These races take place all throughout the year and are an excellent opportunity for you to see some exciting racing action at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Track Tours

See what happens behind the scenes at the Atlanta Motor Speedway by taking a track tour. The tour shows you the garages, Victory Lane, and even takes you around the track.

Club One

Club One is one of the best ways to take in a NASCAR race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Here you’ll be treated to theater seating, over 63 flat screen TVs to watch the race on, access to the Sights and Sound Observation Deck, and much more.

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Champion Suites

The Champions Suites are the most luxurious way for you to watch a race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Suite tickets provide you access to a climate-controlled seating area, pre-race pit access, and all you can eat food and drinks.

Driver Introductions

Driver introductions are a big part of any NASCAR Cup Series race, so don’t miss the driver introductions at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Additionally, if you want to get the best access to driver introductions, then look for premium ticketing packages and passes that will put you center stage.

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Bars & Restaurants

  1. La Michoacana

    Viva Zapatas Nachos La Michoacana Nachos El Parral Mexican Restaurant Nachos Mexican El Acapulco

    We are a family-owned Mexican restaurant that serves GREAT food and with a GREAT attitude.

    1074 Bear Creek Blvd, Hampton, GA 30228, USA


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    mexican - $

  2. Bay Breeze Seafood Restaurant

    Bay Breeze Seafood Restuarant Seafood

    Family-friendly seafood spot in a nautically themed space with a lighthouse facade.

    11440 Tara Blvd, Hampton, GA 30228, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Finish Line Cafe

    Iron Skillet Fried Chicken State Line Fried Chicken Finish Line Cafe Fried Chicken Ark Fried Chicken Chicken Tenders Takis Diner Fried Chicken

    One of the best little place to eat in the area. It will surely wake you up!

    96 Woolsey Rd, Hampton, GA 30228, USA


    Bar website

    cafe - $

  4. Maude’s Soul Food

    Maudes Soul Food Spare Ribs

    Maude's is an authentic soul food take out restaurant. Come in and enjoy collard greens, baked chicken, hot wings & a variety of other soul food dishes!

    9853 Tara Blvd, Jonesboro, GA 30236, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  5. Southern Pit Bar-B-Que

    Southern Pit Bar-B-Que BBQ

    Quirky, rustic spot with no-nonsense smoked-meat meals, many knickknacks & a working model train.

    2964 N Expy, Griffin, GA 30223, USA


    Bar website

    bbq - $

  6. J. Henry’s Restaurant

    J Henrys Restaurant Steak

    Steakhouse also serving seafood & pasta in white-tablecloth environs with a bar.

    110 W College St, Griffin, GA 30224, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$

  7. Griffith’s Drive-In

    Griffiths Drive In Hot dog Sandwich

    You'll get it right away why the locals always keep coming back.

    1015 Memorial Dr, Griffin, GA 30223, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  8. Grand Stand Bar & Grill

    Grand Stand Bar & Grill Beer

    First class spot for a chill drink orlively conversations over delicious food.

    11346 Tara Blvd, Hampton, GA 30228, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  9. 15th Street Pizza & Pub

    15th Street Pizza & Pub Pasta

    Your locally owned and operated pizza joint. We pride ourselves on friendly service, quality ingredients and one heck of a beer selection

    2130 Jodeco Rd, McDonough, GA 30253, USA


    Bar website

    pizza - $$

  10. Mama’s Country Showcase

    Mamas Country Showcase Beer 33 West Ale House and Grill Beer Tequila Hoppers Bar & Grill Beer Dee Fords West Beer Sams Hideaway Beer Augis Sports Grill Beer Tipperarys Pub Beer

    There's nothing like getting a cold beer after a long stressful day. That's what Mama's Country Showcase will exactly give you.

    2700 N Expressway, Griffin, GA, 30223, US


    Bar website

    american - $

  11. Mesquite Mexican Grill & Bar

    Mesquite Mexican Grill Bar Cocktail Bradley's Bar Grill Cocktail Bobby Gs

    Expect nothing but the best when it comes to its food and service.

    835 Industrial Blvd, McDonough, GA 30253, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $$