On Thursday afternoon, NASCAR announced that it would be the first major sports series to return to action after the COVID-19 pandemic ended public meetings. The series halted competition in mid-March at the time, claiming that it planned to resume its schedule on May 9. Their cars will reignite for a 400-mile (643 km) race on Sunday, May 17 at the Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, although spectators will not be able to hit the trac
NASCAR plans to run seven races in 10 days. The first three will be in Darlington, with their Cup series on May 17 and an Xfinity race on Wednesday, May 20 with a power series taking place on Tuesday, May 19. On May 24, the game will be for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Charlotte will host an Xfinity race on May 25, a truck race on May 26, and a second cup race. may 27th
NASCAR and its teams are eager and excited to return to competition and have great respect for the responsibility that comes with returning to competition. NASCAR will return to an environment that will ensure the safety of our competitors’ officials and all members of the local community, said Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR’s chief executive officer and director of professional development.
In addition to the absence of fans in the stands, the game is making other changes to ensure the safety of mechanics and track workers. There will be no practice session before any race and, with the exception of Coca-Cola 600, the car will not qualify for grid positions. For the first race on May 17, they will operate according to the owner’s points, and NASCAR is still waiting to decide how it will work for the other races.
Each team has to supervise all 16 people, including the driver, who intends to send them to the race five days in advance, and NASCAR doesn’t want team members working on preparing the car for each team. Racing workshop. NASCAR claims that it will take everyone’s temperature upon entering the track and everyone should wear masks while on the track. The pit crew will have to use fireproof balconies or a face shield.
NASCAR says it hopes to compete in Atlanta and Martinsville in Georgia, as well as in Bristol Tennessee, in the coming weeks, authorities approved.