NASCAR Next Installment in Return to Racing Schedule
NASCAR announced the next installment of events in its return to racing, featuring races at Pocono Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
FOX will close out its NASCAR Cup Series season with the *NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway (Wednesday, July 15 at 8:30 p.m. ET on FS1), while the NASCAR Xfinity Series season on FOX platforms will conclude at Kentucky Speedway (Friday, July 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET on FS1).
In turn, NASCAR welcomes back NBC for its sixth consecutive year of coverage when the NASCAR Xfinity Series (Saturday, July 4 at 3 p.m. ET on NBC) and NASCAR Cup Series (Sunday, July 5 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC) return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the Fourth of July weekend.
NBC will carry coverage of the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Cup Series through the balance of the season, including the new and highly-anticipated Playoffs schedule that is currently scheduled to culminate with the crowning of three NASCAR national series champions at Phoenix Raceway in November.
The third installment of the 2020 schedule is as follows:
|Fri, June 26||Pocono||ARCA||200 mi||FS1||6 p.m.|
|Sat, June 27||Pocono||Trucks||150 mi||FS1||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat, June 27||Pocono||Cup||325 mi||FOX||3:30 p.m.|
|Sun, June 28||Pocono||Xfinity||225 mi||FS1||12:30 p.m.|
|Sun, June 28||Pocono||Cup||350 mi||FS1||4 p.m.|
|Sat, July 4||Indianapolis||Xfinity||151 mi||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sun, July 5||Indianapolis||Cup||400 mi||NBC||4 p.m.|
|Thur, July 9||Kentucky#||Xfinity||200 mi||FS1||8 p.m.|
|Fri, July 10||Kentucky||Xfinity||300 mi||FS1||8 p.m.|
|Sat, July 11||Kentucky#||ARCA||150 mi||FS1||TBD|
|Sat, July 11||Kentucky||Trucks||225 mi||FS1||1 p.m.|
|Sun, July 12||Kentucky||Cup||400 mi||FS1||2:30 p.m.|
|Wed, July 15||Bristol||All-Star Open||TBA||FS1||7 p.m.|
|Wed, July 15||Bristol||All-Star Race||TBA||FS1||8:30 p.m.|
|Sat, July 18||Texas||Xfinity||300 mi||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
|Sat, July 18||Texas||Trucks||250 mi||FS1||8 p.m.|
|Sun, July 19||Texas||Cup||501 mi||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
|Thur, July 23||Kansas||Cup||400 mi||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|Fri, July 24||Kansas||Trucks||200 mi||FS1||7 p.m.|
|Fri, July 24||Kansas#||ARCA||150 mi||FS1||10 p.m.|
|Sat, July 25||Kansas#||Truck||200 mi||FS1||1:30 p.m.|
|Sat, July 25||Kansas#||Xfinity||250 mi||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Sun, Aug. 2||New Hampshire||Cup||318 mi||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
NASCAR's modified event procedures and protocols have been finalized in accordance with public health officials, medical experts and local, state and federal officials. Further national series dates will be announced at a later date.
The NASCAR Cup Series will return to racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway this Sunday, June 7, with a 500-mile event scheduled for 3:00 p.m. ET, live on FOX, FOX Deportes, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
* More details on the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race will be announced at a later date.
# NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway (July 9) realigned from New Hampshire Motor Speedway / ARCA Menards Series race at Kentucky Speedway (July 11) realigned from Charlotte Motor Speedway / ARCA Menards Series race at Kansas Speedway (July 24) realigned from Chicagoland Speedway / NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway (July 25) realigned from Chicagoland Speedway / NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway (July 25) has been realigned from Iowa Speedway.
NASCAR previously announced the second installment of the 2020 return to racing schedule here.
NASCAR's initial return to 2020 racing announcement can be found here.