The NASCAR Cup Sequence schedule for 2020 is notable merely due to the large adjustments which were made and can proceed to be made. A number of races have moved dates for 2020, making a scheduling shakeup that’s certain to influence how the 2020 NASCAR Cup Sequence champion is set.

The most important change because it pertains to the Cup Sequence playoffs, many say, is the truth that Daytona’s second date on the schedule is now the final race of the common season. Such an unpredictable and wide-open occasion being the final probability for groups to make the playoffs is a formulation for made-for-TV chaos.

Among the many different huge adjustments, that are detailed under: Pocono Raceway hosts a doubleheader in June — one race on Saturday and one on Sunday. Homestead-Miami Speedway now not hosts the championship race; now Phoenix Raceway will get that honor. The Bristol evening race is now a playoff race. The Brickyard 400 is now the sequence’ July 4th weekend showcase.

“The followers and the business as a complete have been vocal concerning the need for sweeping adjustments to the schedule, and the 2020 slate is a mirrored image of our efforts to execute in opposition to that suggestions,” NASCAR govt vp and chief racing improvement officer Steve O’Donnell mentioned when the schedule was introduced final March. “These adjustments are the results of unprecedented consensus-building with our race tracks and broadcast companions; one thing we glance to proceed into 2021 and past.”

Beneath is the entire NASCAR Cup Sequence schedule for 2020, together with begin instances, TV channels, radio stations and the winners of every race.

NASCAR schedule 2020

Date Race Observe Begin time TV channel Radio Winner
Feb. 16 Daytona 500 Daytona Worldwide Speedway 2:30 p.m. ET Fox MRN
Feb. 23 Pennzoil 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 3:30 p.m. ET Fox PRN
March 1 Auto Membership 400 Auto Membership Speedway 3:30 p.m. ET Fox MRN
March 8 FanShield 500 Phoenix Raceway 3:30 p.m. ET Fox MRN
March 15 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway 2 p.m. ET Fox PRN
March 22 Dixie Vodka 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway 2 p.m. ET Fox MRN
March 29 O’Reilly Auto Components 500 Texas Motor Speedway 2 p.m. ET FS1 PRN
April 5 Meals Metropolis 500 Bristol Motor Speedway 2 p.m. ET FS1 PRN
April 19 Toyota Homeowners 400 Richmond Raceway 2 p.m. ET Fox MRN
April 26 Geico 500 Talladega Superspeedway 2 p.m. ET Fox MRN
Might 3 NASCAR Cup Sequence Race at Dover Dover Worldwide Speedway 2 p.m. ET FS1 MRN
Might 9 (Sat.) NASCAR Cup Sequence Race at Martinsville Martinsville Speedway Eight p.m. ET FS1 MRN
Might 16 (Sat.) All-Star Race Charlotte Motor Speedway 9 p.m. ET FS1 MRN
Might 24 Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway 6 p.m. ET Fox PRN
Might 31 Kansas 400 Kansas Speedway 2 p.m. ET FS1 MRN
June 7 FireKeepers On line casino 400 Michigan Worldwide Speedway 2 p.m. ET FS1 MRN
June 14 Toyota / Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway Three p.m. ET FS1 PRN
June 21 Chicagoland 400 Chicagoland Speedway 2:30 p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
June 27 (Sat.) Youngsters Free 325 Pocono Raceway Three p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
June 28 Fear-Free Climate Assure 350 Pocono Raceway 3:30 p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
July 5 Large Machine Vodka 400 on the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway 3:30 p.m. ET NBC IMS Radio
July 11 (Sat.) Quaker State 400 Offered by Walmart Kentucky Speedway 7:30 p.m. ET NBCSN PRN
July 19 Foxwoods Resort On line casino 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Three p.m. ET NBCSN PRN
Aug. 9 Customers Power 400 Michigan Worldwide Speedway Three p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
Aug. 16 Go Bowling at The Glen Watkins Glen Worldwide Three p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
Aug. 23 Drydene 400 Dover Worldwide Speedway Three p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
Aug. 29 (Sat.) Coke Zero Sugar 400 Daytona Worldwide Speedway 7:30 p.m. ET NBC MRN

NASCAR schedule 2020: Playoff races

Date Race Observe Begin time TV channel Radio Winner
Sept. 6 Southern 500 Darlington Raceway 6 p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
Sept. 12 (Sat.) Federated Auto Components 400 Richmond Raceway 7:30 p.m. ET NBCSN MRN
Sept. 19 (Sat.) Bass Professional Outlets NRA Night time Race Bristol Motor Speedway 7:30 p.m. ET NBCSN PRN
Sept. 27 South Level 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 7 p.m. ET NBCSN PRN
Oct. 4 Alabama 500 Talladega Superspeedway 2 p.m. ET NBC MRN
Oct. 11 Financial institution of America ROVAL 400 Charlotte Motor Speedway 2:30 p.m. ET NBC PRN
Oct. 18 Hollywood On line casino 400 Kansas Speedway 2:30 p.m. ET NBC MRN
Oct. 25 Texas 500 Texas Motor Speedway Three p.m. ET NBCSN PRN
Nov. 1 NASCAR Cup Sequence Fall Race at Martinsville Martinsville Speedway 2 p.m. ET NBC MRN
Nov. 8 NASCAR Cup Sequence Championship Phoenix Raceway Three p.m. ET NBC MRN

NASCAR race schedule adjustments for 2020

Beneath are the key adjustments for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Sequence schedule in comparison with prior seasons.

— Phoenix Raceway hosts the championship race, marking the primary time since 2002 that the Cup Sequence will end its season someplace aside from Homestead-Miami Speedway.

— Homestead’s Cup Sequence date strikes to the spring (March 22), making the Dixie Vodka 400 the sixth race of the season moderately than the final.

— For the primary time within the trendy period, the Cup Sequence has a doubleheader on the schedule. Pocono Raceway hosts the Youngsters Free 325 on Saturday, June 27 and the Fear-Free Climate Assure 350 on Sunday, June 28.

— The Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona, which had been an early July staple on the Cup Sequence schedule, is now the regular-season finale. It is scheduled for Aug. 29.

— The Southern 500 at Darlington, one of the crucial prestigious races on the schedule, is now the primary race of the playoffs. It is scheduled for Sept. 6.

— The well-known Bristol evening race, which beforehand had been run in August, is now a playoff race scheduled for Sept. 19. It is going to be the primary cut-off race of the postseason.

— The Brickyard 400 strikes as much as July 4th weekend, changing Daytona at that time of the schedule.

— The primary evening race of the season is … Martinsville? The quick monitor that not too long ago put in lights will get its first ever Eight p.m. ET begin time on Might 9.

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