Is Nascar racing on dirt in 2021?
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.
Where is the Nascar Dirt race?
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.
What 2021 NASCAR tracks were dropped?
New on the 2021 schedule are road-course races at Circuit of The Americas (May 23) and Road America (July 4), a second race at Atlanta Motor Speedway (July 11) and a shift from the oval layout to the road-course layout at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Aug. 15).
Is NASCAR going to dirt track?
“There has been so much buzz and excitement around the inaugural Food City Dirt Race weekend that with NASCAR’s blessing, we are thrilled to announce that we will be bringing back dirt in 2022 as part of the NASCAR Cup Series spring schedule,” Caldwell said in a statement.
What NASCAR drivers do dirt track?
A host of NASCAR drivers have dirt racing backgrounds — Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell, Chase Briscoe, Tyler Reddick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Alex Bowman to name a few.
Is NASCAR going to race on dirt at Bristol?
NASCAR’s debut on Bristol Motor Speedway’s dirt-track layout won’t be a one-off. Track owner Speedway Motorsports Inc. announced that its spring NASCAR weekend in 2022 will be held on the dirt. The announcement was made during Monday’s Food City Dirt Race, the NASCAR Cup Series’ first event on a dirt track since 1970.
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.
Does NASCAR still race at Bristol?
Bristol Motor Speedway and NASCAR officials announced during Monday’s race that the Cup Series dirt event will return in 2022 as part of the track’s spring schedule.
How will the Bristol dirt race work?
The Bristol Cup Series dirt race is scheduled for 250 laps (133.25 miles), or half the usual number of laps for a Cup race on Bristol’s concrete track. The race will be divided into three stages: 75, 75 and 100 laps. Drivers won’t need to stop for fuel during any stage. And pit stops will be limited anyway.