Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta's multi-purpose motorsports facility is situated on 750 park-like acres in the rolling hills of Northeast Georgia, and the facility is utilized for a wide variety of events, including professional and amateur sports car and motorcycle races, testing for motorsports teams, and more.
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta is host to major events like Motul Petit Le Mans, Drift Atlanta presented by Bud Light Next, and the The Mitty.
Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Don Panoz purchased Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in 2006 and embarked on a major improvement program. Panoz also established the Petit Le Mans race in 1998 and the American Le Mans Series the following year. In 2012, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta was purchased by NASCAR Holdings.
On September 13, 1970, Vic Elford sat on the pole for the first Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta race. The best drivers were competing: Denis Hulme, Peter Revson, and race winner Tony Dean. Stirling Moss was the Grand Marshal.
In 2019, Michelin became the first-ever entitlement partner of the racetrack. The newly-named Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta saw additional significant changes that year, as construction on the all-new Michelin Tower began immediately following October’s Motul Petit Le Mans.
The track currently hosts SCCA, NASA, IMSA, motorcycle, and many other public, private, professional, amateur, and testing events.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Historic Formula 1 cars frequently operate at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, primarily at their famous annual event for historic race cars – “The Mitty”. Modern F1 cars could run at this circuit, although the track is not licensed to hold F1 races.
ABRS will use the proven Tatuus race cars as used in our programs at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and Virginia Int’l Raceway. The cars are carbon fibre construction, open-wheel, open cockpit, with wings, slick tires (dry running) and a 5-speed sequential gearbox with on-board data logging.
The track is about a one hour drive northeast of downtown Atlanta, Georgia and about a 70 minute drive from the airport (ATL).
There are numerous hotels and dining options in nearby Braselton, GA., and surrounding areas.
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