GMP Changes Main Grandstand, Trackside
Parking Times For World Crown 300
Large Crowds Expected for Weekend Event
Track PR Report

Picture perfect weather and the large crowds anticipated for the World Crown 300 have prompted Gresham Motorsports Park to change times fans will be able to enter the Jefferson, GA half mile oval this weekend.

The GMP Main Grandstand and Trackside Parking areas will open two hours early Friday at 10 a.m. Originally, the track was to open for spectators at Noon Friday.

Spectator and Trackside Parking gates will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday as well.

Meanwhile, the GMP Main Grandstand and Trackside Parking areas will open one hour early at 11 a.m. for Sunday’s World Crown 300 Super Late Model event.

“We were originally going to open Sunday at Noon, but with all the fans we’ve had calling for tickets the last couple of days, we’re really expecting big crowds all weekend,” said Dan Elliott, General Manager of Gresham Motorsports Park. “In an effort to make sure our fans have plenty of time to enjoy early practice on Friday and Saturday and to guarantee everyone is in their seat in time for the World Crown 300 Sunday afternoon, we’ve decided to open the gates earlier than we originally planned.”

In all, more than 120 cars are expected for the eight-divisions of racing throughout the weekend.  Friday’s World Crown action will be highlighted by championship events in the US Legends International Legend and Bandolero, GMP Outlaw Late Model and Renegade Street Stock divisions.

Monolith Companies Pole Award qualifying for Sunday’s Super Late Model World Crown 300 will roll off Friday at 7:30 p.m.

The Pro Late Models will take center stage at the World Crown Saturday with Monolith Pole Award Qualifying and a 125-lap main event.  A 75-lap Truck Series World Crown final and a 40-lap Mini Stock World Crown headliner will also highlight Saturday’s race schedule.

Sunday’s World Crown 300 event will get underway with Spectator and Trackside gates opening at the new time – 11 a.m. The finals of the Funopolis Fantastic Go Kart Challenge and a concert by the Jefferson High School Marching Band is set for 1 p.m. Opening Ceremonies and Driver Introductions are at 1:30 p.m. with the green flag falling on the World Crown 300 at 2 p.m.

Tickets for the 2010 World Crown 300 at GMP are on sale now by calling 706-367-9461 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and also available on line 24/7 at

Full four-day general admission adult ticket packages are just $55.

Gresham Motorsports Park accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Gresham Motorsports Park is located just off I-85 at Exit 140, next to the Jackson County Airport in Jefferson. GA.

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