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
Finding success, whether it’s in life or on the track, takes focus and determination above all else, according to recent Rolex 24 winner Ryan Hardwick. He and the entire team for Wright Motorsports’ 1st Phorm #16 Porsche 911 GT3 R car sped into first place during the grueling race not by chance, but after many days’ (and really months’)
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
The last thing you want to do when tracking your car is risk the investment you put into it. Unfortunately, many people are put in this precarious position because their insurer refuses to cover track-day activities. No matter whether you’re racing, doing hot laps or have someone accidentally smash your taillight back up the trailer, if it happens inside
Atlanta Motorsports Park is pleased to announce two upcoming events featuring high profile speakers from both the motorsports and business worlds. First, AMP will host a Tech Talk by Honda R&D Chief Engineer and Acura NSX Performance Development leader Jason Widmer hosted in conjunction with Acura on Thursday, Aug. 10. Widmer will discuss his efforts to reinvent this iconic
Self-driving cars make a reality out of futuristic dreams that have been brewing since the turn of the last century. The Futurama exhibit at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, for instance, envisioned radio-controlled autos scuttling to-and-fro across roadways, making transportation effortless and efficient. Scenes of gleaming cities and robotic cars offer promise, hope and excitement on the surface,
As “Cars 3” races into theaters, families can explore a North Georgia town that is all about speed. via GIPHY Tucked away in the Northeast Georgia mountains is a town that has a serious passion for cars. Home to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and the birthplace of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott, Dawsonville has embraced motorsports has a major part
Atlanta Motorsports Park had the privilege of hosting Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, State Senator Steve Gooch, State Representative Kevin Tanner and NASCAR Hall of Fame Member Bill Elliott along with their guests for a Racing Experience in support of Senator Gooch and Rep. Tanner on June 1, 2017. Guests were able to test their driving skills on AMP’s Formula
Nate Kern, an official BMW S1000RR Ambassador and factory test driver, brought a group of riders to Atlanta Motorsports Park for a private track day on AMP’s two-mile road course this May. Kern, an ASRA National Champion, runs Kern Private Track days where he shares his ideas and philosophy on riding, debriefs riders on their technique and will offer
Smokies GT, a not-for-profit group of Porsche GT4, GT2, GT3, GT3 RS, R, CGT, & 918 owners, visited Atlanta Motorsports Park this April for a day on track. This event was part of a weekend charity event that raised $120,000 for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Learn more about private events at AMP: atlantamotorsportspark.com/private-events
Registration is now open for a two day track event with Music City Mustang Club, a Nashville, TN non-profit organization formed in 1980 by and for the owners and enthusiasts of the Ford Mustang. Open to all makes and models, the event will take place at AMP from May 26 to May 27. Each day is only $199 and those interested
With squinty headlights, a shape like a tic-tac and a gaping front grille that looks like a fish standing at the register in a fast food restaurant trying to decide what to order, the Mazda Miata is hardly material for a bedroom wall poster. Yet, visit any track around the world, and you are likely to see and hear