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Papa John’s Pizza has partnered with Road Atlanta for a multi-year deal, beginning at this year’s 13th annual Drift Atlanta, as the event’s presenting sponsor. Drift Atlanta presented by Papa John’s will return to the site of the first-ever Formula DRIFT event on May 6th and 7th, 2016.

Since 2004, Road Atlanta has hosted Formula DRIFT’s biggest stars and has become a top destination for motorsports enthusiasts across the country. This year, Papa John’s becomes the newest addition to the Drift Atlanta show and will be present at the facility for the duration of the racing season in the form of signage, vending and additional promotions.

BRASELTON, Ga. (March 4, 2016) - Road Atlanta is proud to announce a new multi-year partnership with DEKRA North America as Official Partner of the road racing circuit in north Georgia.

Photography by Brian J. Nelson
Source: MotoAmerica

Monster Energy/Graves Yamaha's Cameron Beaubier had a perfect day in imperfect conditions at Road Atlanta, the Californian having it all his way in the Honda Superbike Challenge of Road Atlanta on a day when his main rivals in the championship faltered.

Beaubier topped his teammate Josh Hayes by 4.699 seconds in the first of two wet races on a day of horrible weather in Georgia. Then he and the rest of the racers had to endure a lengthy wait as the MotoAmerica and Road Atlanta crews were forced to wait out a storm before getting the flooded track race-ready again for what turned out to be a race time of close to 5 p.m.