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ARCA Racing Announces Next Installment in Return to Racing Schedule

BYNASCAR OFFICIAL RELEASE JUNE 4, 2020 Photo: Jay Alley/ARCA Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced the next installment of events in its return to racing, featuring races at Pocono Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

The announcement included the rescheduling of three ARCA Menards Series events, which will be held in conjunction with NASCAR Cup Series race weekends.

  • Pocono Raceway, Friday, June 26 (6 p.m. ET on FS1)
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway, Wednesday, July 15 (4 p.m. on FS1)
  • Kansas Speedway, Friday, July 24 (10 p.m. on FS1)

The Kansas date is realigned from Chicagoland Speedway, originally scheduled for June 18.

FOX will close out its NASCAR Cup Series season with the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (Wednesday, July 15 at 8:30 p.m. on FS1), while the NASCAR Xfinity Series season on FOX platforms will conclude at Kentucky Speedway (Friday, July 10 at 8 p.m. on FS1).

In turn, NASCAR welcomes back NBC for its sixth consecutive year of coverage when the NASCAR Xfinity Series (Saturday, July 4 at 3 p.m. on NBC) and NASCAR Cup Series (Sunday, July 5 at 4 p.m. on NBC) return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the Fourth of July weekend.

NBC will carry coverage of the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Cup Series through the balance of the season, including the new and highly-anticipated Playoffs schedule that is currently scheduled to culminate with the crowning of three NASCAR national series champions at Phoenix Raceway in November.

The third installment of the 2020 schedule is as follows:

DATETRACKSERIESDISTANCENETSTART (ET)
Fri, June 26PoconoARCA Menards200 miFS16 PM
Sat, June 27PoconoGander Trucks150 miFS112:30 PM
Sat, June 27PoconoCup325 miFOX3:30 PM
Sun, June 28PoconoXfinity225 miFS112:30 PM
Sun, June 28PoconoCup350 miFS14:00 PM
Sat, July 4IndianapolisXfinity151 miNBC3 PM
Sun, July 5IndianapolisCup400 miNBC4 PM
Thur, July 9#KentuckyXfinity200 miFS18 PM
Fri, July 10KentuckyXfinity300 miFS18 PM
Sat, July 11KentuckyGander Trucks225 miFS11 PM
Sun, July 12KentuckyCup400 miFS12:30 PM
Wed, July 15Charlotte OvalARCA Menards150 miFS14:00 PM
Wed, July 15CharlotteCup (All-Star Open)TBAFS17:00 PM
Wed, July 15CharlotteCup (All-Star Race)TBAFS18:30 PM
Sat, July 18TexasXfinity300 miNBCSN3 PM
Sat, July 18TexasGander Trucks250 miFS18 PM
Sun,July 19TexasCup501 miNBCSN3 PM
Thur, July 23KansasCup400 miNBCSN7:30 PM
Fri, July 24KansasGander Trucks200 miFS17 PM
Fri, July 24#KansasARCA Menards150 miFS110 PM
Sat, July 25#KansasGander Trucks200 miFS11:30 PM
Sat, July 25#KansasXfinity Series250 miNBCSN5 PM
Sun, August 2New HampshireCup Series318 miNBCSN3 PM

NASCAR’s modified event procedures and protocols have been finalized in accordance with public health officials, medical experts and local, state and federal officials. Further national series dates will be announced at a later date.

The NASCAR Cup Series will return to racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway this Sunday, June 7, with a 500-mile event scheduled for 3 p.m., live on FOX, FOX Deportes, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

* More details on the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race will be announced at a later date.

# NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway (July 9) realigned from New Hampshire Motor Speedway / ARCA Menards Series race at Kansas Speedway (July 24) realigned from Chicagoland Speedway /NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway (July 25) realigned from Chicagoland Speedway / NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway (July 25) has been realigned from Iowa Speedway.

Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 NASCAR Cup Series Race Postponed to August 2

July 18 NASCAR Xfinity Series race realigned to Kentucky Speedway; NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race canceled

LOUDON, N.H. – As part of NASCAR’s revised 2020 schedule, the July 19 NASCAR Cup Series Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been postponed to August 2 and will be broadcast on NBCSN at 3 p.m. ET. Due to ongoing considerations with the pandemic, it’s unclear at this time if fans will be allowed access to the rescheduled date.

“Welcoming race fans from across the United States, Canada and around the world to ‘The Magic Mile’ each summer is what our New Hampshire Motor Speedway team looks forward to all year,” said David McGrath, executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

“We’ll be very disappointed if fans can’t join us, but in these unprecedented times, we understand that the health and safety of our fans, the competitors and our staff is of the utmost importance,” McGrath added. “Once we have more information regarding access, we’ll inform our fans as soon as possible. In the meantime, NASCAR has done a phenomenal job working with the race teams and speedways to become the first major league sport back on television with live competition, and we’re thrilled the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 will be part of the Cup Series summer broadcast schedule.”

Also as part of the schedule changes, the July 18 NASCAR Xfinity Series race has been realigned to Kentucky Speedway July 9. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race has been canceled at NHMS for July, however the modifieds will return to Loudon to highlight the third annual Full Throttle Fall Weekend, September 11-12. The event will feature the longest race on the Tour, the Musket 200 presented by Whelen.

Tickets:

Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 ticketholders on file may choose to receive an event credit for the full amount paid plus an additional 20% or choose to receive a full refund of their purchase price.* The event credit can be applied toward any admissions, including, but not limited to, grandstand seating, infield tickets, camping, fan hospitality and pre-race pit passes. The 120% event credit can be used during the remaining 2020 or 2021 seasons for a NASCAR-sanctioned event at any Speedway Motorsports owned track, subject to fan access and availability.

Fans are advised to keep their current tickets and asked to complete an exchange request form at NHMS.com to start the process. Exchange credit or refund requests must be made within 30 days. Fan Relations Specialists will follow up with fans within three weeks regarding the status of their request. Ticketholders should email FansFirst@NHMS.com or call 833-4LOUDON with further questions.

*Shipping, handling and service fees not included in event credits or refunds.

JJ Yeley to Partner with Veterans Community Project for The Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 23, 2020 (Mooresville, NC) – JJ Yeley and Veterans Community Project (VCP) have teamed up together for the Memorial Day weekend Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Yeley will pilot the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet in the 600-mile event on May 24. 

“I am excited to be partnering together with Veterans Community Project for this weekends Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway,” commented Yeley. “The Memorial Day weekend is always special at Charlotte Motor Speedway, honoring our fallen service members. 

Veterans Community Project is a Missouri-based non-profit. VCP is dedicated to supporting every man and woman who took the oath for our country. Determined to make a difference in the lives of homeless veterans, a task accomplished by the community for the community. For more information on VCP or how to get involved, visit www.veteranscommunityproject.org

“I was stationed in North Carolina and that’s where my love of racing began. I actually sold my dirt track car and everything I had for it, to help start Veterans Community Project. Now we have a village of 49 tiny houses for homeless Veterans in Kansas City and we’re expanding to Colorado this year. Seeing the VCP logo on JJ’s car is amazing. Our mission is to do everything we can to have our brothers and sisters’ backs. And if getting the word out in racing helps us support more of them, that’s something we want to do,” said Brandonn Mixon, Co-Founder and Chief Project Officer.   

The Coca-Cola 600 will air live on FOX on Sunday May 24th at 6:00 pm. For more information on Tommy Baldwin Racing, visit www.tommybaldwinracing.com. For interest in sponsorship opportunities, email TB@TommyBaldwinRacing.com.