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Petit Le Mans pulls in to Road Atlanta for a week of fun
Race activities to start Wednesday in Braselton
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Several race car drivers will spin around the track at Road Atlanta during practices next week before the big Petit Le Mans race Oct. 3 in Braselton.

Petit Le Mans

When: Sept. 30-Oct. 3

Where: Road Atlanta, 5300 Winder Highway, Braselton

Tickets: Four-day super ticket $95; Two-day super ticket (Oct. 2-3) $85; One-day Oct. 3 ticket $75; One-day Oct. 2 ticket $50

More info: www.roadatlanta.com or 770-967-6143

Some of the world’s top drivers will descend on Road Atlanta in Braselton next week for the Petit Le Mans.

The week’s activities crank up with practices Sept. 30; more practices and some races Oct. 1; and races, practices and qualifying Oct. 2.

The 10-hour Petit Le Mans on Oct. 3 will wrap up a week full of racing and serve as the season finale for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series. The signature race begins at 11:10 a.m. that day.

Michael Valiante and Richard Westbrook enter the TUDOR finale tied for the series’ points lead with 279, with four drivers sitting six points out of first place.

Other events of note for racing fans include the 12:30-1:15 p.m. driver autograph session Oct. 2 at the team transporters on the paddock.

Also, fans have a chance to wish their drivers well in the grueling race with an open grid fan walk from 9:50-10:50 a.m. Oct. 3.

A four-day super ticket for Sept. 30-Oct. 3 is $95 in advance or at the gate. A two-day super ticket for Oct. 2-3 is $85 in advance or at the gate. A one-day super ticket for Oct. 3 is $75 in advance or at the gate. An Oct. 2-only super ticket is $50 in advance or at the gate. All of these ticket options include paddock access.

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