NASCAR’s 2021 Cup Schedule Achieves Balance with a Wealth of Significant Changes

NASCAR's 2021 Cup Schedule shows plenty of changes for next season in an announcement on Wednesday from NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell at Texas Motor Speedway.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – SEPTEMBER 30: NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O’Donnell speaks at a Texas Motor Speedway 2021 Schedule Release event at Texas Live! on September 30, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images

NASCAR’s 2021 Cup Schedule shows plenty of changes for next season in an announcement on Wednesday from NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O’Donnell at Texas Motor Speedway.

New tracks, road courses, and a dirt race—NASCAR fulfilled its mission of expanding its sphere of influence with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, announced Wednesday afternoon. 

Continue reading

NASCAR Set for Nashville 2021 on Hot Topics this Week

NASCAR set for Nashville Superspeedway, a 1.3-mile intermediate track, in 2021. A Nashville short track may have been a better choice.
LEBANON, TN – JULY 23: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Dodge, and Steve Wallace, driver of the #66 5-Hour Energy Toyota, lead the field to the green flag for the running of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway on July 23, 2011, in Lebanon, Tennessee. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR

NASCAR set for Nashville Superspeedway, a 1.3-mile intermediate track, in 2021. A Nashville short track may have been a better choice.

NASCAR’s return to Nashville Superspeedway is exciting news for a city that welcomed with open arms as the site of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series banquet last fall. The change of pace from Las Vegas to Nashville proved to be a home run for the sport.

Continue reading

Nashville Superspeedway Returns to NASCAR Schedule in 2021

Nashville Superspeedway Returns to NASCAR, planning to host the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021. The concrete track was built in 2001 by Dover Motorsports, Inc.
LEBANON, TN – JULY 23: Carl Edwards, driver of the #60 Fastenal Ford, leads the field to the green on a restart, during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway on July 23, 2011, in Lebanon, Tennessee. Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR

Nashville Superspeedway returns with plans to host the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021. The 1.3-mile concrete track was built in 2001 by Dover Motorsports, Inc., and has played host to NASCAR- and IRL-sanctioned events from 2001 to 2011.

The Tennessee track is set on nearly 1,000 acres just outside of Nashville. There are 25,000 permanent grandstand seats, and they can expand to 50,000 with temporary seating. There is also lighting to make night racing possible. Several series have raced at the Nashville oval including, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.

Continue reading