HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) – NASCAR will return to racing on Sunday, May 17th; as a NASCAR cup, and also as a part of seven races in 11 days. These races will take place between two different race tracks.
The race at the historic Darlington Raceway track will be held without fans in attendance and is slated to be NASCAR’s first on-track action in over two months as the world has been on pause during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Below is a full slate of all the races; which only address the season for the month of May.
|Sunday, May 17||Cup Series||Darlington Raceway||400 miles||FOX||3:30 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, May 19||Xfinity Series||Darlington Raceway||200 miles||FS1||8 p.m. ET|
|Wednesday, May 20||Cup Series||Darlington Raceway||500 kilometers||FS1||7:30 p.m. ET|
|Sunday, May 24||Cup Series||Charlotte Motor Speedway||600 miles||FOX||6 p.m. ET|
|Monday, May 25||Xfinity Series||Charlotte Motor Speedway||300 miles||FS1||7:30 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, May 26||Gander Trucks||Charlotte Motor Speedway||200 miles||FS1||8 p.m. ET|
|Wednesday, May 27||Cup Series||Charlotte Motor Speedway||500 kilometers||FS1||8 p.m. ET|
According to their press release, NASCAR officials have collaborated with public health officials, medical experts, and local, state and federal officials to create a comprehensive plan to ensure the health and safety of competitors and surrounding communities at the above events. All races will be strictly tailored, in every way, to follow specific guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Additional schedule updates specific to tracks that have had races postponed will be revealed at a later date.