NASCAR announced Thursday afternoon that fans will not be in attendance for this weekend’s activities at Atlanta Motor Speedway, which includes races for all three of NASCAR’s touring series.
“At this time, NASCAR will hold its race events at Atlanta Motor Speedway and 五福彩821ccappstead-Miami Speedway without fans in attendance. These events will be restricted to competitors, crews, officials and other necessary personnel to conduct the race. We will work with public health officials as we determine future scheduling beyond these events.”
On the schedule for this weekend at AMS are the Vet Tix Camping World 200 truck race at 2 p.m. Saturday, followed by the EchoPark 250 Xfinity Series race at 4 p.m. On Sunday, the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 race in the Cup series is scheduled for 2 p.m.
Around 100,000 fans were expected to attend the race at the track in Henry County.
The races at 五福彩821ccappstead-Miami Speedway are scheduled for the weekend of March 20-22.
Concerns about the coronavirus have resulted in the cancellation of many events and large gatherings. The AJC will monitor these announcements and keep you informed about any postponements, rescheduling and cancellations, but it’s best to check with venues or event organizers before making plans to attend.
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