Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Ed Clark To Retire After ’20 Cup Race

Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark
Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark

Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark "will retire" following next year's NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.

Clark joined SMI in '81 and in '92 was named GM of AMS, adding the title of President in '95. He is the "second-longest tenured employee" at SMI behind only Founder & Exec Chair Bruton Smith.

At AMS, Clark "supervised the expansive growth and modernization of the facility with the addition of luxury suites, condominiums and Club One hospitality, as well as a rebuild of the complex after much of it was destroyed by a tornado" in '05.

More recently, he has "spearheaded efforts to add more major events" to the track’s annual calendar. HENRY HERALD

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