Several NASCAR teams, tracks, and industry organizations have been approved for the Paycheck Protection Program set forth by the federal government in the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
NASCAR today announced two competition procedure changes that it will implement ahead of the Playoffs in all three national series.
As the first major sport to return following coronavirus shutdowns,NASCAR is expanding its partnership with Clean Harbors, North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services, for infectious disease prevention and decontamination needs.Clean Harbors is currently disinfecting and decontaminating Darlington Raceway to ensure the safety of all drivers, crew and personnel for upcoming races.
NASCAR announced Friday afternoon three race tracks that will loose race dates in 2020 due to the COVID-19 disease. Sonoma Raceway and Chicagoland Speedway will both loose their one and only race date, Richmond International Raceway will loose their spring race date.
During Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race, NBC Sports announced that the 2020 NASCAR Awards Show will be broadcast on Wednesday, Nov. 18th at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NASCAR today announced a record-setting purse for the 62nd annual DAYTONA 500, where 40 of the world’s best drivers will race for a total purse of $23.6 million on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2:30 p.m. (TV – FOX, FOX Deportes; Radio – MRN, SiriusXM).
Ralph Seagraves’ life – and NASCAR’s world – changed the moment he met NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson. In the late 1960s, Seagraves, an official with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, had been searching for a means to market cigarettes after the federal government banned RJR’s products from advertising on television and radio. Johnson, ever the entrepreneur, had an idea.
“At this time, NASCAR will hold its race events at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway without fans in attendance. These events will be restricted to competitors, crews, officials and other necessary personnel to conduct the race. We will work with public health officials as we determine future scheduling beyond these events.”
"Thank you race fans for 15 years of world-class racing at The Fastest Short Track on the Planet! We appreciate our fans at Iowa Speedway." - Iowa Speedway
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.