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NASCAR sets schedule for season's final races

Field Level Media
08 Aug 2020, 03:40 GMT+10

NASCAR set the schedule for the final lap of the 2020 season, a 30-race tour that begins with the Xfinity Series race on Sept. 5 at Darlington Raceway.

The first race of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs will be held Sept. 6 at Darlington. The playoffs will end with the NASCAR Cup Series championship at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 8.

On the Xfinity side, the series is adding a regular-season stop at Richmond Raceway on Sept. 12 and a Round of 12 playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway on Oct. 3. Those replace races planned for Michigan International Speedway and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively.

The first race of the Xfinity Series playoffs will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sept. 26.

NASCAR also announced that the Gander RV Outdoors Truck Series has moved races from Canadian Tire Motorsports Motorsport Park and Eldora Speedway in Ohio to Sept. 6 at Darlington and Oct. 16 at Kansas Speedway, respectively. The Gander Trucks playoffs will begin Sept. 17 at Bristol Motor Speedway, and the Kansas race will be the Round of 8 opener.

--Field Level Media

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