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NASCAR released its third portion of the revised schedule on Thursday, June 4, with the rundown revealed through Aug. 2.
The schedule includes races for the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series.
The tracks featured on this portion of the schedule are Pocono Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Pocono will host its originally scheduled race weekend, but as previously announced, fans will not be in attendance.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway will also host its planned races. Earlier today, it was announced fans will also not be allowed to attend the race. The Xfinity Series will run on the road course and the Cup Series will race on the oval. In addition, the IndyCar Series will also race on the road course on the same day as the Xfinity Series, on July 4.
Kentucky will host an Xfinity doubleheader. The additional Xfinity Series race date is the race realigned from New Hampshire. The Xfinity Series will race on Thursday and Friday, July 9-10. One of these races is the realigned race from New Hampshire. The Truck Series and Cup Series will then race on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The track also announced its races will be without spectators in the stands.
Three events will take place at Charlotte on Wednesday, July 15. The day will kick off with the ARCA 150-mile race. The NASCAR All-Star Open and NASCAR All-Star Race will follow. The format for the All-Star Race will be announced at a later date.
Texas will host a doubleheader on Saturday, July 18 with the Truck and Xfinity series. The former is a makeup from the postponed June race that was slated to coincide with the IndyCar season opener. The Cup Series will then race on Sunday, July 19.
Five races will take place over the course of three days at Kansas. On Thursday, July 23, the Cup Series will race in a 400-mile race. The track will serve as the replacement track for Chicagoland Speedway’s ARCA and Truck Series races. The Truck Series and ARCA will race on July 24. To cap off the race weekend, the Xfinity and Truck series will race on July 25. This Xfinity Series race is one of the two realigned races from Iowa Speedway.
Finally, New Hampshire will only host the Cup Series on Sunday, Aug. 2. At this time, the track has stated it is unclear whether fans will be allowed to attend the races.
BREAKING NEWS: NASCAR announces next installment in return to racing schedule.
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 4, 2020
NBC will start its broadcast of NASCAR with the race weekend at the Brickyard. It will then begin its remaining coverage at Texas as the All-Star Race will be the last broadcast by FOX. All Truck Series races will continue to be broadcast on Fox Sports 1.
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Mark Kristl joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is the site's ARCA Menards Series editor. Kristl is also an Eagle Scout and a proud University of Dayton alum.
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