HAMPTON, Ga. -- Atlanta Motor Speedway is opening its campgrounds for those seeking to escape the path of Hurricane Matthew.

The Speedway, which hosts thousands of campers during its annual NASCAR race weekend, said that its family campgrounds will be open to evacuees free of charge.

Those interested in RV or tent camping at Atlanta Motor Speedway should enter the facility at Entrance “A” off Hwy 19/41 at Speedway Boulevard and take the first left at entrance N. The Family Campgrounds will be on the left. From I-75 and GA Highway 20, campers should see signs to AMS and follow Lower Woolsey road to Speedway Boulevard. Turn right on Speedway Boulevard and follow to entrance N.

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For on-site assistance or directions, visit the ticket office/gift store building.

Atlanta Motor Speedway is located approximately 25 miles south of Atlanta on Hwy 19/41 and approximately eight miles west of I-75 off of GA Highway 20.

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