Joey Logano savors historic win in NASCAR Cup Series’ return to dirt at Bristol. Joey Logano made history Monday afternoon. … But there won’t be that long a gap in the future, given BMS executive and general manager Jerry Caldwell announced during the race that NASCAR will return to the Bristol dirt in 2022.
Is NASCAR going to race on dirt?
Building on the success of the dirt races at Bristol Motor Speedway, Speedway Motorsports and Las Vegas Motor Speedway announced the 2021 fall NASCAR tripleheader weekend will be run on entirely on dirt at the speedway.
Why is NASCAR going back to dirt?
Why NASCAR turned Bristol into a muddy throwback to its dirt-track roots. … This weekend, in a bid to rekindle a passion among older fans and spark interest among a younger generation, NASCAR is returning to its humble roots by staging its first race on dirt in the sport’s elite Cup Series in 51 years.
Is Bristol going to stay a dirt track?
Dirt racing will remain on the NASCAR Cup Series bill at Bristol into 2022, following Monday’s race at the circuit – the championship’s first dirt event since 1970.
Will there be a NASCAR race in 2021?
It’s time to race. The NASCAR Cup Series will officially begin its 73rd season on Feb. 14 with the Daytona 500.
NASCAR schedule 2021.
|Race||Coke Zero Sugar 400|
|Track||Daytona International Speedway|
|Start time||7 p.m.|
Which NASCAR drivers are good on dirt?
There are certainly a few other drivers in the field whose dirt experience can help them on Sunday also. Ryan Newman, Ryan Blaney, Erik Jones, Tyler Reddick, Brad Keselowski, Cole Custer, William Byron and Chase Briscoe are all full-time Cup Series drivers who have competed in the Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
How much dirt did they bring into Bristol?
It Took 2,300 Truck Loads of Dirt to Transform Bristol Motor Speedway for NASCAR’s Most Hyped Short-Oval Race.