Several speedways open campgrounds to Irma evacuees

BRISTOL, TN - AUGUST 25: Campers sit under a sunset outside Bristol Motor Speedway during the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Sharpie 500 on August 25, 2007 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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As thousands evacuate Florida ahead of destructive Hurricane Irma, speedways in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama are opening their campgrounds to evacuees. 

Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama is offering free campsites with water hookups, showers and bathroom facilities beginning Thursday morning. 

Atlanta Motor Speedway is offering the same amenities to evacuees: 

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Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee is another option for campers fleeing the storm: 

A complete list of evacuations zones in Florida can be found here.