Midweek Racing is a Possible Prelude to NASCAR’s Future

Midweek racing action from the NASCAR Cup Series at Darlington Raceway in the Toyota 500.
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – MAY 20: Cars race during the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Darlington, South Carolina.
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Midweek racing takes center stage as NASCAR returns after a ten-week halt.

Midweek racing scores big in NASCAR after the COVID 19 pandemic shut down racing since mid-March. As a hot topic in racing, the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series midweek races at Darlington Raceway are a huge deal. Up to this past week, the Southern 500 weekend was the only Darlington event on the schedule. The notorious ‘Lady in Black’ was the host for three additional events with two of those races running midweek. Some tracks are losing their dates to a modified schedule. So, Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway, next week, are filling the void.

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