NASCAR Announces Race Schedule for May 30 to June 21
NASCAR will continue 13 races between May 30 and June 21, but no fans will be in appearance to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, organizers announced on Thursday.
The races involve games at Bristol Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway.
The NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series plus the ARCA Menards Series will all see the thrill in the newly published schedule.
The famous racing series, which delayed events in mid-March because of the global pandemic, had earlier stated it would return to action on May 17 at Darlington Raceway, presenting it the first major sport in the United States to reopen the competition.
“As we prepare for our return to racing at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, the enterprise has been constant in making the return-to-racing schedule,” remarked Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president.
“We are excited to extend our schedule while proceeding to work closely with the local authorities in each of the regions we will tour. We thank the many government executives for their supervision, as we participate the same purpose in our return – the protection for our contestants and the communities in which we race.”
NASCAR also declared the delay of events at Kansas Speedway May 30-31, Michigan International Speedway June 5-7, the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio May 30, and the Gander Trucks Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, previously scheduled for June 5.
It also abolished all NASCAR national series races and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour competition at Iowa Speedway for the 2020 season.
The NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway, listed for June 13, has been lined-up to Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 14.