NASCAR: Two Procedure Changes Ahead of Playoff Races

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NASCAR: Two procedure changes for all three national series given before playoff races, starting at Michigan International Speedway this week.

Choose Rule Added to Majority of Races; Performance Metrics Set Starting Lineup, Busch Pole Award & Cometic Gaskets Pole Award

NASCAR: Two procedure changes for all three national series given before playoff races, starting at Michigan International Speedway this week.

NASCAR is incorporating the ‘choose rule’ into the restart procedure for all national series races except those held on road courses and superspeedways (Daytona and Talladega). The rule made its NASCAR national series debut during the NASCAR All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway last month. As drivers approach a designated spot on the track, they must commit to the inside or outside lane for the restart. The rule will add strategy and is especially important on those tracks that have a distinctly dominant lane on restarts; the drivers will have their choice of track position or the preferred lane as the race returns to green flag conditions. 

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NASCAR’s Final 2020 Installment for All National Series

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NASCAR's last 2020 Installment includes playoff dates and locations for all National Series. See table with all details.

NASCAR’s last 2020 Installment includes playoff dates and locations for all National Series, including Cup, Xfinity, Truck, ARCA West, and ARCA Menards Series.

NASCAR Cup Series

In the NASCAR Cup Series, all ten playoff venues and dates remain intact from the original 2020 schedule, with the postseason kicking off at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6, on NBCSN at 6 pm ET, and culminating with the crowning of a champion for the first time at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, Nov. 8, on NBC at 3 pm ET.

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Michigan, Road America NASCAR Weekend Preview with Hot Topics Sound Off on Fan4Racing Radio

Michigan, Road America NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton, along with Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew.

Michigan, Road America NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann. Join us as rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming weekend of racing. Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and the Fan4Racing crew! 

The Agenda

This episode centers around Michigan Speedway for the NASCAR Cup (doubleheader), Gander RV & Outdoors, and ARCA Menards Series, along with the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Road America.  We’ll also preview the ARCA West doubleheader at Evergreen and Douglas County Speedways. We give a few updates from the ARCA East, along with pre-race audio from drivers as time permits.

  • First, we preview the ARCA/West doubleheader along with a preview of the ARCA Menards Series at Michigan
  • Next, we preview the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series at Michigan
  • Then, we preview with Xfinity Series at Road America
  • Next, our preview continues with the NASCAR Cup Series at Michigan
  • Then, Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and the Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!