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Josh Turner Will Perform At Atlanta Motor Speedway Prior To The Folds Of Honor QuikTrip 500 In March

Josh Turner Will Perform At Atlanta Motor Speedway Prior To The Folds Of Honor QuikTrip 500 In March

by January 12, 2017 0 comments

Josh Turner, a native of Hannah, South Carolina, will perform a pre-race concert before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

The concert will begin at 1 p.m. on the frontstretch of the 1.5-mile track. Turner’s debut album, “Long Black Train” was released on October 14, 2003, and since then, he has become a country music superstar. During the concert at Atlanta Motor Speedway, he’ll perform songs from his latest album, “Punching Bag”, as well as popular hits from his previous albums.

Turner has performed at NASCAR events before. In 2007, he sang the National Anthem at Darlington Raceway. Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Speedway Motorsports, Inc. sister tracks, New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway have also hosted the Palmetto State native on stage. Turner performed at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2009 and again, prior to the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway back in 2013.

Sunday’s pre-race pit passes at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March, will allow fans access to Josh Turner’s concert. While on pit road, fans will also get a first-hand look of the race cars and crew members preparing for the 500.5-mile event. The pre-race pit passes are good for driver introductions as well. Sunday only pre-race pit passes are $100 each, but there are a limited number that will be available.

Fans attending the second NASCAR weekend of the 2017 season can also spend $125 to purchase a three-day pit pass. NASCAR Qualifying Day will be held on Friday, and on Saturday, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will hit the track for their weekend events. Remember, in order use the pre-race pit pass, fans must also purchase either a grandstand or infield ticket.

To get in on all of the action, fans can visit www.AtlantaMotorSpeedway.com or call 770-946-4211 to purchase tickets and pre-race pit passes.

Photo was provided by Josh Turner and Atlanta Motor Speedway

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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