NASCAR All-Star Race Format

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NASCAR All-Star Race Format includes a chance to test the new ‘Choose Rule’ to add strategy to restarts at Bristol Motor Speedway later this month.

NASCAR All-Star Race Format includes a chance to test the new ‘Choose Rule’ to add strategy to restarts at Bristol Motor Speedway later this month.

NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway have put together the format for the NASCAR All-Star Race, including the introduction of a ‘choose rule’ that will allow drivers to choose which lane they line up in for restarts.

The rule, which is popular among short track fans, will fittingly make its NASCAR national series debut during the first NASCAR All-Star Race held on a short track. NASCAR and Speedway Motorsports officials have previously announced the race is moving to Bristol from Charlotte Motor Speedway, which had hosted 34 of the race’s 35 previous editions.

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Bristol All-Star Race on This Week’s Hot Topics

A Bristol All-Star Race in 2020 is another COVID-19 sign of the times in the NASCAR Cup Series. The All-Star venue changes from the traditional Charlotte Motor Speedway to Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.
NASCAR Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway on May 31, 2020. The All-Star Race will take place on the same track in July 2020. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

A Bristol All-Star Race on July 15, 2020, is another COVID-19 sign of the times in the NASCAR Cup Series. The All-Star venue changes from the traditional Charlotte Motor Speedway to Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.

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2020 NASCAR All-Star Race Moves to Bristol Motor Speedway

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The 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race is moving from Charlotte to Bristol and will include fans in attendance on July 15 at The Last Great Colosseum.
  • The 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race will include fans in attendance on July 15 at The Last Great Colosseum.
  • The 36th running of NASCAR’s all-star event to take place for the first time at a short track as NASCAR’s best battle for a $1 million winner-take-all prize.
  • The NASCAR All-Star Open and NASCAR All-Star Race will be telecast live in primetime on FS1, FOX Deportes, and the FOX Sports app at 7:00 p.m., on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 and to an international audience.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 15, 2020) – In a NASCAR season marked by historical firsts, the 36th running of the NASCAR All-Star Race will move 159 miles northwest from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the World’s Fastest Half-Mile, Bristol Motor Speedway, for the first time. The July 15 prime-time race will include fans in attendance at a Speedway Motorsports facility for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

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