On Wednesday, Nascar declared the schedule for the 2021 Cup Series, which includes the introduction of three new racecourses and new layouts in two iconic venues to the top of the sport.
Nascar hasn't added as many new venues to its first production schedule since 1969.
The 36-race schedule consists of three new track layouts and the first dirt race in the Cup series for the first time in more than 50 years.
The series will have two traditional visits to Martinsville Speedway, first will happen on 10 April 2021, and for the second consecutive year, the second last race in the Cup series playoffs scheduled to play on 31 October 2021.
Clay Campbell the President of Martinsville Speedway said in a statement from the speedway, For generations of racing fans, Martinsville Speedway is their hometown of Nascar racing. We hope to continue the short tack tradition that started in 1949.
The Circuit of the Americas first time was added to the schedule and will play on 23 May, and Road of the Americas has returned to the schedule on 4 July since 1956. After debuting the Nascar Xfinity Series in 2020, the cup drivers will play on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course on 15 August 2021.
The Bristol Motor Speedway will change into a dirt track for a Nascar Cup Series that will happen on 28 March. Since September 30, 1970 (North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh, North Carolina) the first-ever top race on dirt.
On 20 June, the Nascar returns to the Music City with a race at Nashville Superspeedway, which will be the start of the NBC sports competition this season.
One of our main goals in setting the 2021 schedule: continue to take steps to build the most dynamic plan for our fans," Steve O'Donnell, executive vice president, and chief racing development officer of Nascar Said.
According to tradition, the season will start at the Great American Race-Daytona 500, which will take place on Sunday, February 14 at Daytona International Speedway. The next race will take place on Sunday, 21 February at Homestead-Miami Speedway, both races will live telecast on Fox. The Nascar Cup Series final race will happen on 7, November 2021 at Phoenix Raceway. See the full Nascar Cup Series Schedule below:
|Date||Race Title / Venue|
|Feb 9||Clash (Daytona Road Course)|
|Feb 11||Duel at Daytona|
|Feb. 14||Daytona International Speedway|
|Feb. 21||Homestead-Miami Speedway|
|Feb. 28||Auto Club Speedway|
|March 7||Las Vegas Motor Speedway|
|March 14||Phoenix Raceway|
|March 21||Atlanta Motor Speedway|
|March 28||Bristol Motor Speedway|
|April 4||Easter holiday|
|April 10||Martinsville Speedway|
|April 18||Richmond Raceway|
|April 25||Talladega Superspeedway|
|May 2||Kansas Speedway|
|May 9||Darlington Raceway|
|May 16||Dover International Speedway|
|May 23||Circuit of The Americas|
|May 30||Charlotte Motor Speedway|
|June 6||Sonoma Raceway|
|June 13||Texas Motor Speedway, All-Star Race|
|June 20||Nashville Superspeedway|
|June 26||Pocono Raceway|
|June 27||Pocono Raceway|
|July 4||Road America|
|July 11||Atlanta Motor Speedway|
|July 18||New Hampshire Motor Speedway|
|Aug. 8||Watkins Glen International|
|Aug. 15||Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course|
|Aug. 22||Michigan International Speedway|
|Aug. 28||Daytona International Speedway|
|Sept. 5||Darlington Raceway|
|Sept. 11||Richmond Raceway|
|Sept. 18||Bristol Motor Speedway|
|Sept. 26||Las Vegas Motor Speedway|
|Oct. 3||Talladega Superspeedway|
|Oct. 10||Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval|
|Oct. 17||Texas Motor Speedway|
|Oct. 24||Kansas Speedway|
|Oct. 31||Martinsville Speedway|
|Nov. 7||Phoenix Raceway|