Quench Your Need for Speed at the North Georgia Speedway

Speedway | Blue Ridge

Vroom vroom! Traveling with any gearheads, hot rod enthusiasts, or racers to North Georgia? Along with scenic drives, plan for a fun night with racecars zooming around a dirt track in the Blue Ridge Mountains! Claimed as the South’s fastest ⅓-mile, high-banked, oval-shaped, red clay track, the North Georgia Speedway is a top contender for your Saturday night vacation plans. This family-friendly racing center features pit passes, a concessions area, and special events. With over a decade of dirt track racing experience, you’re sure to have a blast at the North Georgia Speedway! 

Race Season
Get pumped as the green flag waves and engines roar at the North Georgia Speedway! Typically, the racing season for the North Georgia Speedway is from March to November. Races are held on Saturday nights, usually around 7:00 p.m. 

Classes include Sportsman, Supers, Crate Late Models, Pony/FWD, Mini-stock, Pure Street Stock, Hobby, and Beginner. Open practices are also held at the beginning and end of the season and are open to the public. 

North Georgia Speedway Events

  • Season Opener | March
  • Easter Extravanganza | April
  • Memorial Race | September
  • The NGS Spooktacular | October
  • Turkey Rumble | November 
  • Toy Run/Swap Meet | December (more info below)

Racing Flags
When cheering in the stands at a rip-roaring race at the North Georgia Speedway, you’ll notice a variety of flags waving and signaling drivers on the track. Knowing what the flags mean can be a huge help to understanding the ins and outs of racing. Follow our color guide below, and you’ll be a pro in no time!

  • Green — let the race begin!
  • Yellow — slow down, everyone; no passing for the moment.
  • Black — pull into the pits.
  • Blue with Yellow Stripe — move over for the leader, lapped racers. 
  • Red — stop immediately; there’s danger on the track!
  • White — only 1 lap to go!
  • Checkered — the winner has crossed the finish line; race is over, folks.

Toy Drive
Every December, the North Georgia Speedway hosts a toy run for families in need for the holidays. Donate canned food and unwrapped Christmas toys for kids, then watch an open practice on the race track. There is also a swap meet, ideal for anyone looking for rare parts, racing gear, or simply a unique thing to do in the Blue Ridge Mountains!

Not to worry, the North Georgia Speedway keeps race fans fueled with a complete concessions area. Snacks, treats, and drinks are available throughout every race. Bathrooms are also available. 

Classic Food Options

  • Hamburgers
  • Hot dogs
  • Pickles
  • Corn dogs
  • Candy bars

Admission & Parking
Admission varies by season, so you’ll need to check their website or give them a call for up-to-date ticket prices. Swap meets and practice times are usually FREE. The North Georgia Speedway also offers pit passes to get up close and personal with the racecars, drivers, and pit crew! And with 15 acres of FREE parking, you’re sure to find a spot. 

North Georgia Speedway
300 North Georgia Raceway Road
Chatsworth, GA 30705


Where to Stay
After a night of hootin’ and hollerin’ for your favorite racer, settle into your cozy 

Blue Ridge, GA, cabin to relax and recharge. Georgia Cabins for YOU features family-friendly cabins with entertainment, homey conveniences, and beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, serene forests, or the Toccoa River. 

Not far from downtown Blue Ridge fun — like sipping moonshine, shopping for souvenirs, or ziplining at Blue Ridge Adventure Park — the Chattahoochee National Forest, and Chatsworth racing, our cozy cabins are nestled in the best location in North Georgia! 

Enjoy coffee with mountain scenes, soak in a bubbly hot tub, read by a crackling fireplace, play arcade games and pool in the rec room, watch movies on a big screen TV, unwind in the outdoor lounge, mix drinks at the wet bar, and snooze in a luxe king suite…for starters. 

Book YOUR Blue Ridge vacation online or at 1.800.580.5524 today and plan for an epic night of racing fun at the North Georgia Speedway!