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Those traveling to the inaugural Peach State Classic at Gresham Motorsports Park will have an affordable and comfortable place to rest this May when racing returns to the Jefferson, Georgia oval. On Thursday, event promoters announced the Best Western in Athens, Georgia as the official hotel for the two-day event on May 16-17. As part of the partnership, race teams and fans will receive discounted room rates for the weekend beginning on May 14.

To receive the discounted room rate of $89.99 per night, reservations must be made by clicking the link below. With a lot of activities going on in the area that weekend, the discounted rates are some of the most affordable accommodations you will find.

The Best Western in Athens, Georgia is located just over 30 minutes from Gresham Motorsports Park and offers various amenities that will make your stay enjoyable. Their guest rooms offer free high-speed internet access, 32-inch flat screen televisions, Serta® Ultra-Comfort Pillow Top mattresses, microwaves and refrigerators. Race fans can also enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning at the hotel before heading to the race track.

“Our Best Western in Athens is revved up to partner with Gresham Motorsports Park for this big event," said Tripp Moore, General Manager of the Best Western. "The Peach State Classic is going to be highly competitive and we want the teams and fans to know they can get a good night’s sleep at our Best Western for a great price.”

In addition to the great amenities at the hotel, a quick five-minute drive will bring you to a handful of restaurants to enjoy a good meal and/or a cold beverage.

The only way to take advantage of this discounted price is to click the link above and reserve your room(s) today. With a variety of events taking place that weekend, rooms at the hotel are expected to go fast, so don't wait.

The inaugural Peach State Classic at Gresham Motorsports Park will bring racing back to the facility for the first time since 2014. The main event featuring Super Late Models from the CARS Tour and Southern Super Series will pay $10,000 to the winner. The Wheel Man Racing Series Sportsman competitors and the Trucks will race on Saturday, May 16. The Modifieds of Mayhem and the Super Late Models will race on Sunday, May 17.

An optional practice day will be available for all teams to take advantage of on Friday, May 15.

Fans and teams can follow @RaceGMP on Twitter or Gresham Motorsports Park on Facebook, as well as @speed51dotcom, for more information regarding the Peach State Classic. More information is also available on the Gresham Motorsports Park website at

-Text by Speed51 Staff

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