NASCAR News: NASCAR to resume season on 17 May with 7 races

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NASCAR News: Today, NASCAR officially announced that it would resume its season on 17 May without fans, he confirmed on Thursday.

It would continue at the Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. This season was suspended due to the current situation of the world. 


NASCAR Executive Vice President and Director of Racing Development 

Steve O’Donnell was in charge of publicizing the return of the competition. 

He said that NASCAR and its teams were eager and excited to return to racing, and they had great respect for the responsibility that came with returning to competition. 

NASCAR would return in an environment that would ensure the safety of his workers, competitors, and members of the local community.

“We understand upfront it’s a gigantic duty regarding us as a sport,” NASCAR official VP Steve O’Donnell said.

He added that, on the other hand, I was positive about the group he was assembled to assemble that plan together. His reference right then was to try and get back racing safely. 

NASCAR Schedule

NASCAR News: Also, NASCAR’s new schedule runs through the month of May and has a couple of races on Wednesdays, giving pleasure to fans who have long demanded events in the middle of the week.

At Darlington, South Carolina, the first race is scheduled for 17 May. Darlington Raceway is the longest existing raceway in NASCAR history.

The Coca-Cola 600 test will follow, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway circuit, on 24 May, to reach the 60th consecutive year mark, the longest-running race on NASCAR’s calendar and taking place on Memorial Day weekend.

The North Carolina governor has announced that Charlotte races can be held as long as health conditions in the area do not deteriorate.

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Speedway Motorsports Circuit President and CEO 

Marcus Smith stressed that everyone had made a great effort to get the motoring industry back into the business.

Smith stressed that his motorsport industry would return to work and lift the assurance of morale of sports supporters around the globe while keeping up the safety and health of everyone who would be on-site as the top preference. 

Just essential workers may go to the event, and face masks will be required. The whole site will be utilized to keep up separation at the garage stalls and where carries are parked.

NASCAR suspended its season on 13 March with just four races held out of its 36 scheduled.

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