Thursday’s NASCAR Cup Series race from Kansas averaged a 0.9 rating at 1.47 million viewers on NBCSN, making it the least-watched Cup race on any network since at least 2000.
Races at Atlanta and Homestead were postponed on Friday. This extension includes Texas, Bristol, Richmond, Talladega, and Dover.
"The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry. Bringing people together around a love for racing and the community that it creates is what makes our fans and sport special. The display of the confederate flag will be prohibited from all NASCAR events and properties."
As the 2021 season comes to an end, NASCAR prepares for a return to Nashville from Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 to host its annual Champion’s Week celebration.
NASCAR today announced the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, a historic slate that includes the introduction of three new racetracks – and new layouts at two iconic venues – to the sport’s top level.
Throughout the 2021 NASCAR season, Castrol will power the Roush Fenway team by supporting Roush Fenway’s carbon reduction and offset programs across their operations both on and off the track.
"We took a hard look at both the 3.41-mile long course and the newly reconfigured 2.2-mile short course," said Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith.
NASCAR is teaming up with "The Real Heroes Project" to recognize and honor the courage of frontline workers who have stepped up and put others before themselves throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tweets and social media outpouring from competitors and athletes around the world.
THE MODERATOR: Welcome, everybody. 2020 continues with everything we’re dealing with here. This will be no different. A bit different than what we had...