The tracks boosts a top speed of 224 mph recorded in 1998 in the IndyCar series. The track used to host two races a year on the Sprint Cup series but in recent years that was changed to just one race. This race is usually held on Labor Day weekend making it possible to race under the lights in Atlanta. Atlanta is the fastest track in Nascar even though Daytona and Talladega are longer tracks. This is because the two larger tracks use restrictor plates that slow down the speeds.
The Track hosts Nascar Sprint Cup Series and Nascar infinity Series as its major events every year. On top of these events every friday during the warmer months there is drag racing events.The total cost of construction was 1.8 million and used to hold the name of Atlanta International Raceway until 1960. The track has been used in hollywood movies before. Along with being used in the Richard Petty Driving Experience.