Fan Tips for Upcoming AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

                    All-New Atlanta Motor Speedway Mobile App Now Available for Download

HAMPTON, Ga. (Aug. 24, 2012) – With the annual visit of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway coming up next weekend, activities for fans are coming together each day for race weekend. Fans can stay in tune with everything Atlanta Motor Speedway with the launch of its new mobile app to enhance the fan experience at AMS.

The app is available as a free download on both Apple and Android devices. Download information may be found at

The mobile app allows fans to instantly access facility maps, obtain race weekend schedules, get the latest AMS news and also access other race weekend fan information.

Fans can also access a schedule of on-track activity, fan events, including the Coca-Cola® Fan Stage schedule, and a listing of scheduled driver appearances.

Everything fans need to know for an amazing Labor Day weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway can be found below in our Fan Tips guide:

Another Way to Stay Connected

Stay up to date all weekend long on all things happening at the track on Facebook and Twitter. Live updates will be posted throughout the weekend! Follow us on our Facebook page at or Twitter at

Check-In for a Discount

Customers displaying either a Four Square check-in or the AMS mobile app on their mobile device will receive 10% off of their final purchase. Offer valid only at the Atlanta Motor Speedway Gift Store, located next to the Ticket Office and is good Aug. 30 - Sept. 3.

Weekend Schedule

Friday, Aug. 31  
10:00 a.m.                 Gate 13 Opens
10:00 a.m.                 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice
11:00 a.m.                 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Final Practice
2:30 p.m.                    All Gates Open
2:00 p.m.                    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
4:35 p.m.                    Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200 Qualifying (2 laps)
6:10 p.m.                    AdvoCare 500 Qualifying (2 laps)
7:35 p.m.                    Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200 Driver Introductions
8:00 p.m.                    Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 200 (130 laps)

Saturday, Sept. 1
9:00 a.m.                    Gate 13 Opens
9:00 a.m.                    NASCAR Nationwide Series Final Practice
11:15 a.m.                 Jeff Gordon Foundation Charity Kickball Tournament
(Infield Grass)
1:00 p.m.                    All Gates Open
2:30 p.m.                    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
3:35 p.m.                    NRA American Warrior 300 Qualifying (2 laps)
5:30 p.m.                    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice
6:30 p.m.                    NRA American Warrior 300 Driver Introductions
7:00 p.m.                    NRA American Warrior 300 (195 laps)
Sunday, Sept. 2
11:00 a.m.                 Speedway Children’s Charities Track Walk
2:00 p.m.                    Gates Open
5:30 p.m.                    Fast Cars &Guitars pre-race concert, presented by Bad Boy Buggies, featuring Montgomery Gentry
7:00 p.m.                    AdvoCare 500 Driver Introductions
7:30 p.m.                    AdvoCare 500 (325 laps)

Monday, Sept. 3

7:30 a.m.                    Breakfast on Bruton in the Nationwide Series garage

New “Rev It Up Crew”

Atlanta Motor Speedway Rev it Up Crew
Fans will have several opportunities to meet the brand new Atlanta Motor Speedway “Rev It Up Crew” during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2. The Crew will perform a dance routine and take part in a Q&A session with fans on the Coca-Cola® Fan Stage, all before making their way to the pre-race stage for the AdvoCare 500. Fans are welcome to stop by and visit with the girls, get autographs and take photos with the team.

3:30 p.m.        Arrive at Fan Zone and greet fans
4:15 p.m.        Arrive at the Coca-Cola® Fan Stage
4:30 p.m.        Dance Performance at the Coca-Cola® Fan Stage,
followed by Q&A session with fans
5:00 p.m.        Walk through Fan Zone and greet fans
6:30 p.m.        Arrive at pre-race stage for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
                        driver introductions
7:00 p.m.        NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 driver introductions

Ticket Upgrades Available

Pit Passes
Weekend pit passes are available for $125, giving fans access to the pits prior to green flag competition each day throughout race weekend. A ticket for that day’s race must accompany the pit pass for that day. Friday or Saturday only access is available for $75 and Sunday only pit access is $100. Customers must be 14 years of age or older to enter the pits on Friday and Saturday, with no age limit on Sunday.

Stagefront Pass for Fast Cars & Guitars pre-race concert, presented by Bad Boy Buggies, featuring Montgomery Gentry. A $49 stagefront pass allows race fans to not only see a concert by Montgomery Gentry, but also gives them a close-up view of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver introductions!

Fan Zone

Richard Petty’s 1992 STP Pontiac Grand Prix SE Race Car
Richard Petty, The King of NASCAR, ran his 1992 Cup Season as his farewell Fan Appreciation Tour.  Petty concluded his 34-year racing career on November 15, 1992 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in the legendary 1992 STP Pontiac.  On the 94th lap, Petty was involved in an accident causing the car to go up in flames.  Petty was fortunate to walk away uninjured.  His crew was able to get the car back on the track to finish the race.  After the race, Petty circled the track to salute his fans one last time in the trademark STP Pontiac. Visit the famed car located in the Fan Zone at the Goody’s display.

Georgia College of Construction
Visit the Georgia College of Construction display to learn about their Heavy Equipment and Crane Training with Job Placement Assistance. The GCC is approved for VA Education Benefits and offers enrollees three, six or nine week programs. Visit the GCC in the Fan Zone to learn how to get paid to play in the dirt.

Visit the AdvoCare tent in the Fan Zone to take part in interactive games and an iPad giveaway! The display will include a Quick Tire Changing Game from Richard Petty Motorsports, free sample packs of the new SPARK-Flavor and a chance to win one of 10 iPads! Winners will be notified via text and can claim their prize at the AdvoCare tent. Fans can also see driver appearances by Aric Armirola, Blake Koch and David Starr.

Coca-Cola® Fan Stage

The Coca-Cola® Fan Stage will return once again for the 2012 AdvoCare 500 weekend, with a wide variety of activities for fans to take in each day at the speedway. Brought to you by the Coca-Cola® Racing Family, the Coca-Cola® Fan Stage is located behind the Earnhardt grandstand next to Gate 15.

Friday, Aug. 31
4:00 p.m. Coca-Cola® Fan Stage opens and Cale Gale Q&A
4:15 p.m. Jamie Tate performance
5:15 p.m. Jamie Tate performance
6:00 p.m. Cristina Quinones performance
6:45 p.m. Todd Bodine, Timothy Peters and Parker Kligerman Q&A

Saturday, Sept. 1
11:00 a.m. Coca-Cola® Fan Stage opens and Jamie Tate performance
12:00 p.m. Jamie Tate performance
1:00 p.m. Cristina Quinones performance
1:45 p.m. Kyle Fowler Q&A
2:15 p.m. Chelsea Bain performance
3:00 p.m. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Q&A
3:15 p.m. Kylie Hinze performance
4:15 p.m. Cristina Quinones performance
5:00 p.m. Shane’s Rib Shack BBQ Eating Contest
5:30 p.m. Paige McCauley Band performance

Sunday, Sept. 2
11:00 a.m. Coca-Cola® Fan Stage opens and Jamie Tate performance
12:00 p.m. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Q&A
12:15 p.m. Ron Eckerman Q&A
12:30 p.m. Reluctant Saints performance
1:30 p.m. Will Turpin of Collective Soul Q&A
1:55 p.m. Harry the Hawk appearance
2:05 p.m. The LACS performance
2:45 p.m. Jeff Burton and Richard Childress Q&A
3:00 p.m. AMS President Ed Clark Q&A
3:15 p.m. David Ragan Q&A
3:30 p.m. 94.9 The Bull Match Making Game
4:00 p.m. Chelsea Bain performance
4:35 p.m. AMS Rev It Up Crew performance

Speedway Children’s Charities Events

Reed Sorenson Charity Golf Classic
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012|Crystal Lake Golf Course - Hampton, GA
8:00 a.m. registration, 10:00 a.m. shotgun start

Breakfast with Governor Nathan Deal
Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 | Tara Ballroom – Hampton, GA
8:00 a.m. breakfast

Clay/Bow Shoot sponsored by Single Source
Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 | Cherokee Rose Sporting Club – Griffin, GA

Atlanta Track Walk
Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 | Atlanta Motor Speedway, Burston Smith Park
Beginning at 11 a.m. fans will be given the opportunity to walk around the famous oval and see the venue from the infield. Registration is $35 and kids 16 and under are free with a paid adult. Fan can register at the SCC tent located in the Bruton Smith Park and infield.

Live Memorabilia Auction
Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 | Atlanta Motor Speedway , Bruton Smith Park
If you're a diehard race fan seeking a prize collectible for your personal NASCAR display, you don't want to miss this event! Bid on helmets, sheet metal, autographed gear and Ride of a Lifetime opportunities where fans can ride along with one of 26 Sprint Cup drivers during pre-race driver introductions.

Laps for Charity
Monday, Sept. 3, 2011| Atlanta Motor Speedway
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Drive your own car on the same track where you favorite driver traded paint the night before.  Take a Pace Car ride and get your photo taken in Victory Lane.  Fans will be able to register at the SCC Tent Friday, Saturday and Sunday located in Bruton Smith Park.

For more information call 770-946-3980 or email


Don't miss the spectacular fireworks show following both the Saturday and Sunday night races!

Visit for all things race weekend including event schedule and ticket information.

NASCAR night racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway on Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012. Reserve your AdvoCare 500 tickets now. For more information, call the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (877) 9-AMS-TIX, (770) 946-4211  or visit
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