As the winter months come to an end and the spring season begins, the weather starts to warm up, and it’s time for racetrack season! We’ve got an incredible roster of fun events lined up for our members in April of 2023. So, gather your friends and family, pack your sunscreen and your favorite snacks, and head AMP for
In Georgia, there are many ways that parents and guardians can encourage safe driving amongthe youth. One of the most important things to remember is that it is never too early to teach yourchildren about safe driving practices. Here are some tips for keeping your kids safe on the road. Instill Safe Driving Habits While it’s important to instill
By: Tim Setterfield Royalty-free Image: https://unsplash.com/photos/6SSNbkFLBsw Everyone wants to shrink their carbon footprint. As people across the globe become more aware of the problems created by climate change, more individuals and organizations are making choices that help reduce their environmental impact. One eco-friendly invention that has exploded in popularity over the last decade is the electric vehicle. Electric Vehicles:
F1 Racing Surges Ahead in Popularity in the States Formula 1 racing currently rides at an all-time high of popularity in the United States, the likes of which may not have been seen since the days of Mario Andretti. The growth of spectator interest in the sport has already led to renewed investment in F1’s presence in the US,
At age 8, Luke Giglio isn’t old enough to stay at home by himself, but he is old enough to drive. A competitive karter with multiple trophies under his belt, you might even say he’s better at driving than most people multiple times his age.
Imagine you’re living in a luxurious condo. It’s the weekend. You finally have a well-earned day off, but in the morning, there’s absolutely no temptation to hit the snooze button. In fact, you may even be up before your alarm goes off. That’s because getting up bright and early means getting in some exhilarating laps around a world-class racetrack
The long arm of the law finally caught up with landspeed enthusiast, Ed Bolian, at Atlanta Motorsports Park when Dawson County’s youngest law enforcement officer chased down the VINwiki CEO and founder on the race track’s home straight.
In the second episode of Under The Helmet, we follow Olivier Piatek as he fights for the championship in the LO206 Cadet Class of the AMP Karting Series. Olivier shares his passion for racing with his father who is always supporting him on and off-track as he tries to come from behind and take home the championship in his
The first episode of our new series Beyond The Track is here as we delve into one of AMP’s only Legends racers, Keegan Hall. Watch to see how Keegan’s love for motorsport started from a young age and evolved into something that consumes his life. Keegan works at Goldcrest Motorsports in Kennesaw, Georgia and is a regular contestant in
Jeremy Buckingham’s fascination with cars started from a very young age in a small town near Oxford, England. He turned this interest into a long and successful career in motorsport and automotive technology. “I’ve always been interested in cars,” Jeremy recalled. “I was one of those kids that drove my parents crazy. Luckily I had an uncle who was
The Chevrolet Volt is often viewed as a slow city car that is great on gas mileage but lacks the excitement factor. However, putting the Volt into sport mode transforms the vehicle into a potent track day weapon that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. On paper, the sheer power of the Volt appears to be underwhelming with
Lifelong racer and AMP member, Todd Brown, has been chasing adrenaline highs since he was five years old in dirt track motorcycle racing. Todd quickly rose through the ranks and won the Daytona 125cc GP in 1980 and participating in the 250cc class the following year. “Then life got in the way,” Todd said. “I decided to go to
I’ve been a car and motorsports enthusiast for my whole life, but when I started working at Atlanta Motorsports Park in July I had never been go-karting. It was something that I had wanted to do for a while but never made the time for and I was eager to experience it firsthand after hearing my new colleagues praise
Flagging has been an essential element in motorsports since its inception. It is the most effective way to communicate major events to a driver at high speeds during a race which is vital for safety. The starter’s positioning on the start/finish line of any racetrack makes him or her the main source of communication between race control and the
Ax Kametches started working at Atlanta Motorsports Park in September of 2019 as a race shop mechanic, kart tuner, and kart school instructor. Ax came to Atlanta Motorsports Park as a 19-year-old racing enthusiast eager to work in and around motorsport. It was quickly realized that Ax had a natural ability behind the wheel and he took a three-day