Herbert Glenn Dick Jr., a 56-year-old resident of Birmingham, Alabama, was killed on Saturday after crashing his Ford Mustang in a High Performance Driver Education 2 (HPDE 2) session with the National Auto Sport Association Southeast (NASA Southeast) at Road Atlanta.
The crash took place at Turn 10, a left-right chicane at the end of a long backstraight. The driver was estimated to have been travelling at over 120 mph.
The Gainesville Times reports that Hall County authorities responded to the crash at about 4 p.m., and that the driver was pronounced dead at the hospital later in the day. It added that no autopsy will be performed.