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What does Road Atlanta and Mick Jagger Have in Common?

Hey movie and racing trivia enthusiasts – What do Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and Road Atlanta have in common?  Not much.  But there is a strange connection…

In 1992 the movie “Freejack” was released, starring Emilio Estavez and Mick Jagger.  A major scene in that movie was filmed at Road Atlanta. Take a look at the first few seconds of this trailer and watch the scene from Road Atlanta- <<CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE TRAILER>>

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Carol’s Corner: Race Track Ghost Stories

Carol’s Corner: Race Track Ghost StoriesCarol's Corner: Race Track Ghost Stories

With Halloween this month, I thought it would be a great time to share some of the campfire ghost stories of the past.  This is all in good fun … maybe you have a tale or two of your own to add!

The following is a story that SCCA kindly has given me permission to use in the blog from their June 1985 issue of Steeringwheel.

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Carol's Corner: Things Happen For A Reason

Carol’s Corner

Things Happen For A Reason …

In my last blog I mentioned how I personally came full circle through my association with Champion Spark Plug in Toledo and the events that led me here to Road Atlanta in time to celebrate both of our 40 year milestones (my 40th birthday high school reunion and Road Atlanta’s 40 year anniversary)!

Now join me in reminiscing about the odd chain of events that put Road Atlanta on the map and gave us the opportunity to showcase our amazing world-class road course.  The rest is history!

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  • Nielsen On Verge Of Making History For Ferrari, Aims For GTD Title In 2016 IMSA Season-Ending Petit Le Mans At Road Atlanta +

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  • 2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship Schedule Revealed +

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