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2021 NASCAR Schedule: NASCAR Cup Series

A look at every Cup series race in the season ahead
2021 NASCAR Cup Series TV Schedule

2021 NASCAR Cup Series TV Schedule

NASCAR returned to more normalcy in 2021 with a regular, uninterrupted (with the exception of a few weather-related delays or postponement) schedule after seeing its 2020 campaign impacted greatly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's a look at the full 36-race schedule with names, track locations and winners.

2021 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule

(Note: Dates, race names, tracks all subject to change.)

Feb. 14 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway
(Winner: Michael McDowell)

Feb. 21 O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona at Daytona International Speedway Road Course
(Winner: Christopher Bell)

Feb. 28 Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway
(Winner: William Byron)

March 7 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

March 14 Instacart 500 at Phoenix Raceway
(Winner: Martin Truex Jr.)

March 21 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
(Winner: Ryan Blaney)

March 29 Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway (Dirt) (postponed from March 28 due to rain)
(Winner: Joey Logano)

April 10-11 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway (suspended on April 10 due to rain, completed on April 11)
(Winner: Martin Truex Jr.)

April 18 Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway
(Winner: Alex Bowman)

April 25 GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
(Winner: Brad Keselowski)

May 2 Buschy McBusch Race 400 at Kansas Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Busch)

May 9 Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway
(Winner: Martin Truex Jr.)

May 16 Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway
(Winner: Alex Bowman)

May 23 EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas
(Winner: Chase Elliott)

May 30 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

June 6 Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

June 13 NASCAR All-Star Open at Texas Motor Speedway
(Winner: Aric Almirola)

June 13 NASCAR All-Star Open at Texas Motor Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

June 20 Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

June 26 Pocono Organics CBD 325 at Pocono Raceway
(Winner: Alex Bowman)

June 27 Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 at Pocono Raceway
(Winner: Kyle Busch)

July 4 Jockey Made in America 250 Presented by Kwik Trip at Road America
(Winner: Chase Elliott)

July 11 Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart at Atlanta Motor Speedway
(Winner: Kurt Busch)

July 18 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
(Winner: Aric Almirola)

Aug. 8 Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

Aug. 15 Verizon 200 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course
(Winner: AJ Allmendinger)

Aug. 22 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway
(Winner: Ryan Blaney)

Aug. 28 Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway
(Winner: Ryan Blaney)

***Playoffs Start***

Sept. 5 Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway
(Winner: Denny Hamlin)

Sept. 11 Federated Auto Parts 400 Salute to First Responders at Richmond Raceway
(Winner: Martin Truex Jr.)

Sept. 18 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

Sept. 26 South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
(Winner: Denny Hamlin)

Oct. 4 YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (postponed from Oct. 3 due to rain, then shortened to 117 laps because of more rain)
(Winner: Bubba Wallace)

Oct. 10 Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

Oct. 17 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

Oct. 24 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

Oct. 31 Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway
(Winner: Alex Bowman)

Nov. 7 NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway
(Winner: Kyle Larson)

2021 NASCAR Cup Series Champion — Kyle Larson

2020 NASCAR Cup Series Schedule

For those who want to look back to last season (2020) and see which driver won a particular race, here's a look at that year's NASCAR schedule with the race winner listed below.

Feb. 16 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Feb. 23 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Joey Logano)

March 1 Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway (Fontana, Calif.)
(WINNER: Alex Bowman)

March 8 FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway

(WINNER: Joey Logano)

May 17 The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway
(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

May 20 Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

May 24 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

May 28 Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

May 31 Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

June 7 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

June 10 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway

(Winner: Martin Truex Jr.)

June 14 Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

June 22 GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

(WINNER: Ryan Blaney)

June 27 Pocono Organics 325 in partnership with Rodale Institute at Pocono Raceway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

June 28 Pocono 350 at Pocono Raceway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

July 5 Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

July 12 Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway

(WINNER: Cole Custer)

July 15 All-Star Open at Bristol Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Matt DiBenedetto)

July 15 All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

July 19 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Austin Dillon)

July 23 Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Aug. 2 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

Aug. 8 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Aug. 9 Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Aug. 16 NASCAR Cup Series Race at Daytona International Speedway Road Course

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

Aug. 22 Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Aug. 23 Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Aug. 29 Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway

(WINNER: William Byron)

***Playoffs Start***

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Sept. 6 Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Sept. 12 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

Sept. 19 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Sept. 27 South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kurt Busch)

Oct. 4 YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Oct. 11 Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course
(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

Oct. 18 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

(WINNER: Joey Logano)

Oct. 28 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kyle Busch)

Nov. 1 Xfinity 500 at Martinsville at Martinsville Speedway

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

Nov. 8 NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

2020 NASCAR Cup Series Champion — Chase Elliott

For those who want to look back to the 2019 season and see which driver won a particular race, here's a look at that year's NASCAR schedule with the race winner listed below.

Feb. 17 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Feb. 24 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

March 3 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Joey Logano)

March 10 TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway/Phoenix International Raceway

(WINNER: Kyle Busch)

March 17 Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway (California)

(WINNER: Kyle Busch)

March 24 STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

March 31 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

April 7 Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kyle Busch)

April 13 Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

April 28 Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

May 5 Gander RV 400 at Dover International Speedway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

May 11 Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway

(WINNER: Brad Keselowski)

May 18 Monster Energy All-Star Open at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kyle Larson)

May 18 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kyle Larson)

May 26 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

June 2 Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway

(WINNER: Kyle Busch)

June 9 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway

(WINNER: Joey Logano)

June 23 Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

June 30 Overton's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway

(WINNER: Alex Bowman)

July 6 Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway

(WINNER: Justin Haley)

July 13 Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway

(WINNER: Kurt Busch)

July 21 New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

July 28 Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Aug. 4 GoBowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

Aug. 11 Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Aug. 17 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Sept. 1 Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

(WINNER: Eric Jones)

Sept. 8 Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

*PLAYOFF RACES START HERE

Sept. 15 South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

Sept. 21 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

Sept. 29 Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course

(WINNER: Chase Elliott)

Oct. 6 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Dover International Speedway

(WINNER: Kyle Larson)

Oct. 13 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

(WINNER: Ryan Blaney)

Oct. 20 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Oct. 27 First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway

(WINNER: Martin Truex Jr.)

Nov. 3 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

(WINNER: Kevin Harvick)

Nov. 10 Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway (Phoenix)

(WINNER: Denny Hamlin)

Nov. 17 Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

(WINNER: Kyle Busch)