AMP Announces 2017 Championship Car Series Dates and New Point Structure

MemberRace January 9 1024x684 - AMP Announces 2017 Championship Car Series Dates and New Point StructureFollowing the success of the Winter Car Series, Atlanta Motorsports Park is proud to announce that round one of the 2017 Championship Car Series will take place on March 26 and registration is now open.

AMP will kick off the series with a screening of the documentary “Ashton Harrison: The Road to 24” featuring AMP member and track coach Ashton Harrison. Ashton professional driver racing in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Series from 3-4 on Sunday, March 26. Additionally, Racing Analytics will be offering Spec Miata demo laps for those interested in learning more about Miatas. This is the perfect opportunity for members to support a fellow racer and help the series grown.

Open to Atlanta Motorsports Park Members and Non-Members. Competitive groups will include the following classes:

Spec Miata (Group 1)

Spec E30 (Group 1)

Spec Racer Ford (Group 2)

Spec Racer 3 (Group 2)

If you have any questions about rules or qualifications. Please contact AMP Race Director Xander Clements at [email protected]

Pre-Registration Member Race Entry – $125 (Race day entry fee $175)

Pre-Registration Guest Race Entry – $195 (Race day entry fee $245)

Each entry includes practice/qualifying sessions, access to the track during open members track sessions, inclusion in the days racing events, and an awards ceremony at the conclusion including refreshments and awards.

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Upcoming race dates:

Round 1 – March 26th  (with a screening of “Ashton Harrison: The Road to 24”)

Round 2 – April 23rd (with live streaming of our very own Ashton Harrison’s Pro Race at Barber Motorsports Park)

Round 3 – May 28th (with live coverage of the Indy 500)

Round 4 – June 11th

Round 5 – July 23rd

Round 6 – August 20th

Round 7 – September 10th

Round 8 – October 8th

Series Championship Banquet – TBD

**Please note some dates are subject to change

New Points Structure:

As we move into a longer season, we are introducing a new and easy to use point structure. For the 2017 season, we will have the following points awarded to each finishing position:

Overall Finish Position

Championship Points Overall Finish Position

Championship Points


30 11



25 12



22 13



19 14



17 15



15 16



14 17



13 18



12 19


10 11 20



In addition, drivers will have the chance to earn bonus points in each race throughout the weekend. One bonus point will be awarded in each race to the driver with the most laps lead, as well as to the driver with the fastest lap.



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