NASCAR Announces Next Installment in Return to Racing Schedule

NASCAR announces the next installment for the modified 2020 schedule, including the top-three series and the ARCA Menard's Series.
LONG POND, PA – JULY 28: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott of the #9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro races during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 on July 28, 2019 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.(Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

NASCAR announces the next installment for the modified 2020 schedule, including the top-three series and the ARCA Menard’s Series.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 4, 2020) – NASCAR today announced the next installment of events in its return to racing, featuring races at Pocono Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky 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 Charlotte Motor Speedway, (Wednesday, July 15 at 8:30 pm ET on FS1). The NASCAR Xfinity Series season on FOX platforms will conclude at Kentucky Speedway, (Friday, July 10 at 8:00 pm 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. Coverage includes the new and highly-anticipated Playoffs schedule set to culminate with the crowning of three NASCAR national series champions at Phoenix Raceway in November.

The third installment of the 2020 schedule

DATE                        TRACK                   SERIES                     DISTANCE        NET                  START (ET)

Fri, June 26                Pocono                   ARCA Menards          200 mi              FS1                  6:00 PM

Sat, June 27              Pocono                   Gander Trucks           150 mi              FS1                  12:30 PM

Sat, June 27               Pocono                   Cup                           325 mi              FOX                 3:30 PM

Sun, June 28              Pocono                   Xfinity                        225 mi              FS1                  12:30 PM

Sun, June 28              Pocono                   Cup                           350 mi              FS1                  4:00 PM

Sat, July 4                  Indianapolis            Xfinity                        151 mi              NBC                 3:00 PM

Sun, July 5                 Indianapolis             Cup                           400 mi              NBC                 4:00 PM

Thur, July 9                #Kentucky               Xfinity                        200 mi              FS1                  8:00 PM

Fri, July 10                 Kentucky                Xfinity                        300 mi              FS1                  8:00 PM

Sat, July 11                Kentucky                Gander Trucks           225 mi              FS1                  1:00 PM

Sun, July 12               Kentucky                Cup                           400 mi              FS1                  2:30 PM

Wed, July 15              Charlotte Oval         ARCA Menards          150 mi              FS1                  4:00 PM

Wed, July 15              Charlotte                 Cup (All-Star Open)    TBA                  FS1                  7:00 PM

Wed, July 15              Charlotte                 Cup (All-Star Race)     TBA                  FS1                  8:30 PM

Sat, July 18                Texas                     Xfinity                        300 mi              NBCSN             3:00 PM

Sat, July 18                Texas                     Gander Trucks           250 mi              FS1                  8:00 PM

Sun,July 19                Texas                     Cup                           501 mi              NBCSN             3:00 PM

Thur, July 23              Kansas                   Cup                           400 mi              NBCSN             7:30 PM

Fri, July 24                 Kansas                   Gander Trucks           200 mi              FS1                  7:00 PM

Fri, July 24                 #Kansas                 ARCA Menards          150 mi              FS1                  10:00 PM

Sat, July 25                #Kansas                 Gander Trucks           200 mi              FS1                  1:30 PM

Sat, July 25                #Kansas                 Xfinity Series              250 mi              NBCSN             5:00 PM

Sun, August 2            New Hampshire       Cup Series                 318 mi              NBCSN             3:00 PM

NASCAR’s modified event procedures and protocols have been finalized with the support of public health officials, medical experts, and local, state, and federal officials. Further national series dates will be announced at a later date. 

This Weekend

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 pm 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 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. 

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