From Staff Reports
NASCAR Winston Cup Series star Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be the guest of honor at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Speed Zone Fan Hospitality Area before the start of the Oct. 26 Georgia 500. Earnhardt, driver of the No. 8 Budweiser Chevrolet, will make his appearance at the Speed Zone hospitality tent on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 26.
The names of other drivers to appear at Speed Zone, will be announcedover the next several weeks.
The exact appearance schedule will be released the week prior to the Georgia 500
.Earnhardt will be on hand to answer questions from fans thatpurchase the Speed Zone package. In addition to the driver appearances, Speed Zone attendees will receive a pre-race pit pass, continental breakfast, lunch buffet, a souvenir racing program and non-alcoholic beverages.
This one-day Speed Zone package is available for $199 and is on sale now.
Race fans can purchase the Speed Zone package by calling the speedway at (770) 946-4211. For just $199, fans will have the opportunity to listen to Earnhardt Jr., sure to be one of the favorites of that day's race, as he talks about the upcoming race, himself - and anything else you want to ask about.
Fans will also be treated to a coveted pre-race pit pass, which is good for Sunday morning until 45 minutes prior to event time.
Tickets for all three days of racing excitement during the Oct.24-26 Georgia 500 weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway are on sale now.
The weekend kicks off with Georgia-Pacific Qualifying Night on Friday, Oct. 24, as the fastest qualifying session in NASCAR goes under the lights. Adding to the evening's lineup will once again be the exciting Goody's Dash Series, which will take to the track immediately after qualifying for a 150-lap shootout on the frontstretch quarter-mile track, Thunder Ring.
The action heats up on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the Aaron's 312 Busch Series race, showcasing the hottest up-and-coming drivers in the country.
As lways, the weekend will culminate on Sunday, Oct. 26, with the running of the Georgia 500 Winston Cup race, one of the final events of the season, when every point will be at a premium.
For more information about tickets or the all-new Speed Zone with Dale Earnhardt Jr., call the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211.