This July 4th was supposed to be a fresh start for NASCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Officials hoped a new 2020 race date for one of the sport's crown jewel events would breathe fresh life into a racetrack that's gotten stale for stock car racing. There was hope, just a few months ago, a holiday weekend could recharge attendance and get 100,000 people back into the stands.
NASCAR's Cup Series midweek racing experiment comes to an end — at least for now — with the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Wednesday's race will mark the first time in the 71-year history of the track it'll host a Cup event under the lights.
What's old is new again at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500. Almost three months after the sport was originally here, NASCAR's COVID-19 quarantine will be lifted for the 1.54-mile oval's only Cup Series race of 2020.
The pavement at AMS is some of the oldest on the circuit; it hasn't been touched since a 1997 reconfiguration of the track into a quad-oval. Typically, as a normal driver on the highway you'd be frustrated over all the bumps and rough riding from aging asphalt.
Kyle Busch enters the NASCAR Cup Series 2020 Food City 500 (renamed the Food City presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 for this year) as the defending race winner. He's the reigning Cup Series champion and has four top-five finishes this season (only Kevin Harvick has more). He's already won twice in the sport's Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series.
After experiencing a rain-delayed midweek race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Cup Series makes the trek to Thunder Valley. The Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is set to run on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET on FS1. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready to rumble!
After a few days off, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the traditional Coca-Cola 600. The 400-lap race starts at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday and will air on FOX. Get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings roster ready to rumble, courtesy Frontstretch.com's Joy Tomlinson!
It's time for pack racing as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Talladega Superspeedway for the 1000Bulbs.com 500 on Sunday (Oct. 13). The race is scheduled to begin shortly after 2 p.m. ET with television coverage provided by NBC.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off the second round of its 2019 playoffs with its second visit to Dover International Speedway. And with Talladega Superspeedway looming next week, all 12 playoff drivers want the victory this weekend that will allow them to enter the Alabama track with a modicum of security in their title hopes.