NASCAR Announces Final Installment Of 2020 Schedule


NASCAR has announced the final installment of events in the revised 2020 schedule, including the full Playoffs schedule for all three national series.

In the NASCAR Cup Series, all 10 playoff venues and dates will remain intact from the original 2020 schedule, with the postseason kicking off at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, September 6 (NBCSN, 6 p.m. ET), and culminating with the crowning of a champion for the first time at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, November 8 (NBC, 3 p.m. ET).

The NASCAR Cup Series continues with a pair of races this weekend, Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday, Aug. 9, at Michigan International Speedway. 

The final installment of the 2020 schedule is as follows (Note: Playoff opening races are in bold type.):

Date Track Series Distance Network Start Time (ET)
Sat, Sept. 5 Darlington Xfinity 200 mi NBC 12:30 PM
Sun, Sept. 6 *Darlington Gander Trucks 200 mi FS1 2:00 PM
Sun, Sept. 6 Darlington Cup 501 mi NBCSN 6:00 PM
Thu, Sept. 10 Richmond Gander Trucks 187 mi FS1 8:00 PM
Fri, Sept. 11 Richmond Xfinity 187 mi NBCSN 8:00 PM
Sat, Sept. 12 Richmond Xfinity 187 mi  NBCSN 2:30 PM
Sat, Sept. 12 Richmond Cup 300 mi NBCSN 7:30 PM
Thu, Sept. 17 Bristol Gander Trucks 107 mi FS1 7:30 PM
Thu, Sept. 17 Bristol ARCA Menards      107 mi FS1  9:30 PM
Fri, Sept. 18 Bristol Xfinity 160 mi NBCSN 7:00 PM
Sat, Sept. 19 Bristol Cup 266 mi NBCSN 7:30 PM
Fri, Sept. 25 Las Vegas Gander Trucks 201 mi FS1 9:00 PM
Sat, Sept. 26 Las Vegas Xfinity 300 mi NBCSN    7:30 PM
Sun, Sept. 27 Las Vegas Cup 400 mi NBCSN    7:00 PM
Sat, Oct. 3 Talladega Gander Trucks 250 mi FS1 1:00 PM
Sat, Oct. 3 *Talladega Xfinity 300 mi NBCSN 4:30 PM
Sun, Oct. 4 Talladega Cup 500 mi NBC 2:00 PM
Sat, Oct. 10 Charlotte Roval      Xfinity 155 mi NBC 3:30 PM
Sun, Oct. 11 Charlotte Roval      Cup 253 mi NBC 2:30 PM
Fri, Oct. 16 *Kansas Gander Trucks 200 mi FS1 7:00 PM
Fri, Oct. 16 Kansas ARCA Menards      150 mi FS2 10:00 PM
Sat, Oct. 17 Kansas Xfinity 300 mi NBCSN    3:00 PM
Sun, Oct. 18 Kansas Cup 400 mi NBC 2:30 PM
Sat, Oct. 24 Texas Xfinity 300 mi NBCSN    4:30 PM
Sun, Oct. 25 Texas Gander Trucks 220 mi FS1 Noon
Sun, Oct. 25 Texas Cup 501 mi NBCSN    3:30 PM
Fri, Oct. 30 Martinsville Gander Trucks 105 mi FS1 8:00 PM
Sat, Oct. 31 Martinsville Xfinity 131 mi NBC 4:30 PM
Sun, Nov. 1 Martinsville Cup 263 mi NBC 2:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 6 Phoenix Gander Trucks 150 mi FS1 8:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 7 Phoenix Xfinity 200 mi NBCSN    5:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 8 Phoenix Cup 312 mi NBC 3:00 PM


*The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races at Darlington (Sept. 6) and Kansas (Oct. 16) have been realigned from Canadian Tire Motorsports Park and Eldora Speedway, respectively. The NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Richmond (Sept. 12) and Talladega (Oct. 3) have been realigned from Michigan and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively.

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