Auto Club Speedway, originally opened as California Speedway, is a two-mile (3 km), low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, which has hosted NASCAR racing annually since 1997.
Why is there no NASCAR in California?
NASCAR is shuffling its 2021 Cup Series schedule due to challenges presented by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The series has announced the cancellation of its Feb. 28 race at California’s Auto Club Speedway and will replace it with races on the Daytona International Speedway’s road course on Feb.
Does NASCAR still race at Sonoma?
Stock car racing events in the NASCAR Cup Series have been held annually at Sonoma Raceway at Sears Point in Sonoma, California since 1989. … The NASCAR “West Series” held a combination race from 1989 to 1997 and has held a standalone race since 2006.
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.|
What happened to Auto Club Speedway?
On Tuesday, NASCAR announced the cancellation of the Auto Club Speedway race weekend for 2021. The Xfinity Series and Cup Series were scheduled to make their annual visit to the track at the end of February, with the former set to run on Saturday, February 27 and the latter set to follow on Sunday, February 28.
How long does a NASCAR 350 race last?
The race is 90 laps and is equal to 226.8 miles on the Sonoma course. It has traditionally lasted between 2.5 and 3 hours.