The Fayette Citizen-Sports Page
Friday, March 5, 1999
AMS to host weekend of racing

Sports Editor

Atlanta Motor Speedway is set to host the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 the weekend of Mar. 12-14. The three biggest divisions of stock car racing will be competing in several races throughout the weekend. The Johnson Industries/Easycare Vehicle Service Contracts 300 will be on Friday, Mar. 12. The last four ARCA races at AMS have produced four different winners and the closest three-way finish in track history. The NASCAR Busch Series Yellow Freight 300 will take place on Saturday. A new crop of young guns, such as Adam Petty and Casey Arwood, will take on Dale Earnhardt Jr,. and two defending race winner and all-time Busch Series victory leader Mark Martin.

The highlight of the weekend will be the 40th running of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 on Sunday. The NASCAR Winston Cup Classic features defending champion Bobby Labonte as well as Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin and Dale Jarrett. For more information about the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500, including the limited time offer of tickets to the Winston cup event for only $25, call the ticket office at (770)946-4211.

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