NASCAR reported its updated plan on Wednesday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It incorporates Cup Series races at Michigan International Speedway on back to back days.
Throughout three days from August 7-9th, the track in Brooklyn, Michigan, will have four races. However, all the races will be hosted in the absence of fans, across three distinctive arrangements.
In addition, this incorporates June’s delayed FireKeepers Casino 400, which will run on August 8th, just as the booked NASCAR Cup Series Consumers Energy 400 on August 9th.
As reported by MSN, MIS president Rick Brenner said, “The return of NASCAR racing at Michigan International Speedway is an important step in the reemergence of professional sports to our state.”
“The opportunity to host four races over the course of one weekend, including a pair of Cup events on successive days, is something that we look forward to and that we feel a tremendous amount of responsibility.
“We appreciate the patience and support from all of our fans, and we look forward to seeing them back in 2021.”
NEWS: NASCAR reveals rest of revamped 2020 regular-season schedule.
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) July 8, 2020
NASCAR at the Daytona Road course
For the first time, NASCAR will race on the celebrated street course at Daytona International Speedway on August 14-16th. The street course-oval hybrid, generally used for the yearly running of the Rolex 24 at DAYTONA will include races over each of the three national arrangements and the ARCA Menards Series.
Moreover, the notable races will supplant NASCAR’s yearly race at Watkins Glen International.
FS1 will keep the telecasting rights of the NASCAR Truck Series all through the parity of the period. As a major aspect of the 2020 timetable, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, which was to run as the 1st race of the Gander Trucks playoffs, will become race No. 14 of the customary season on Sunday, August 30th.
NASCAR’s altered occasion systems and conventions have been settled as per public health authorities, clinical specialists, and state government authorities. NASCAR will decide whether fans are permitted access to NASCAR Cup Series races as per local and state rules.
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