NASCAR has announced race dates for Bristol, Atlanta, Martinsville, Homestead-Miami and Talladega in its second batch of the return to racing schedule.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 14, 2020) – NASCAR today announced the next installment of races in its return to racing, featuring events at Bristol Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. The slate of races include events in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series and the ARCA Menards Series.
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The second installment is as follows:
|DATE||TRACK||SERIES||DISTANCE||TV INFO||START (ET)|
|Sat, May 30||Bristol||Xfinity||160 miles||FS1||3:30 p.m.|
|Sun, May 31||Bristol||Cup||266 miles||FS1||3:30 p.m.|
|Sat, June 6||Atlanta||Gander Trucks||200 miles||FS1||1:00 p.m.|
|Sat, June 6||Atlanta||Xfinity||251 miles||FOX||4:30 p.m.|
|Sun, June 7||Atlanta||Cup||500 miles||FOX||3:00 p.m.|
|Wed, June 10||Martinsville||Cup||263 miles||FS1||7:00 p.m.|
|Sat, June 13||Miami||Gander Trucks||201 miles||FS1||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat, June 13||Miami||Xfinity||250 miles||FOX||3:30 p.m.|
|Sun, June 14||Miami||Xfinity||250 miles||FS1||12:00 p.m.|
|Sun, June 14||Miami||Cup||400 miles||FOX||3:30 p.m.|
|Sat, June 20||Talladega||ARCA||202 miles||FS1||2:00 p.m.|
|Sat, June 20||Talladega||Xfinity||300 miles||FOX||5:30 p.m.|
|Sun, June 21||Talladega||Cup||500 miles||FOX||3:00 p.m.|
All the above dates will continue to be run without fans in attendance. The remainder of the adjusted schedule for all NASCAR series will be announced at a later date.
“As we prepare for our return to racing at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, the industry has been diligent in building the return-to-racing schedule,” said Steve O‘Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer. “We are eager to expand our schedule while continuing to work closely with the local governments in each of the areas we will visit. We thank the many government officials for their guidance, as we share the same goal in our return — the safety for our competitors and the communities in which we race.”
In addition, NASCAR today announced the postponement 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, as well as the cancelation of all NASCAR national series races and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Iowa Speedway for the 2020 season. The NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway scheduled for June 13 has been realigned to Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, June 14. Further Iowa Speedway realignment dates will be announced in the future.
The NASCAR Cup Series will return to racing at Darlington Raceway this Sunday, May 17, with a 400-mile event scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET, live on FOX, FOX Deportes, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.