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2.4 - Sports & Recreation
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The Craftsman Truck Series will race this year in Atlanta on March 18 (Night) and October 29.
The NASCAR Busch series will run March 19 in a move to the spring. In previous years the Busch series had accompanied the fall race.
AMS usually adds additional ARCA or other races to the cup weekends, and is rumored to be looking at a sprint car race on the legends track. Legends cars run a summer schedule as well. Website: »www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/
Staying with the premier NASCAR Touring Series, people will find Atlanta well situated as a hub for visiting other race tracks. Talladega is a 2 hour ride, Charlotte and Darlington about 4 hours, and Daytona is about 7 hours away.
Local racing focuses primairly at the Lanier National Speedway in Braselton, a short trip from Downtown north on I85. Lanier is home of the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series and a stop on the ARCA/Remax series schedule. Find their site and schedule at: »www.lanierspeedway.com/.
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Here is a web-site that will give you a lot of information as well as a map to get there.
Swim trunks might be optional.
In Armuchee just north of Rome, GA, there are quite a few. Starting at the hwy 27 north bridge over Armuchee creek, there is an old swimming and creek side place to have fun behind Armuchee baptist church, going further north taking Haywood valley road. When Haywood valley and dry creek rd intersect you are close to 2 old holes. just 200 yards north on Haywood valley to your left is an old path that leads to an old rope swing. If you take dry creek, you will pass an old canoe rental shop, cross a small bridge and then about 600 yards on left a dirt road. This will take you to the "Cold hole" an old underwater cave that was dynamited in the 70's or 80's. Water is a cool 42 degrees. flows into a small pool where it meets up with the bend of the creek. A great place for camping and fishing and lounging around.
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