NASCAR is shaking up its schedule once more.
After including a number of new tracks to the Cup Series in 2021, subsequent season will begin with the primary ever exhibition Conflict race held on a short lived observe contained in the L.A. Coliseum and sees Worldwide Know-how Raceway outdoors St. Louis featured for the primary time.
California’s Auto Membership Speedway can be making a shock return on February 27, the week after the Daytona 500. NASCAR thought it had held its last race on the 2-mile oval in 2020, after which it was scheduled to be redeveloped into a short track, however the plans have been placed on maintain. The Fontana, Calif., observe will take the slot held this yr by Miami-Homestead, which as soon as once more change into a playoff venue because the second race of the Spherical of 8 on Oct, 23. The transfer bumps Richmond Raceway out of the put up season and shifts Kansas Raceway to its slot on September 11.
The modifications to the 39-race slate additionally embody the Pocono Raceway doubleheader weekend changing into a single-race occasion, the Bristol Dust race happening on the night of Easter Sunday, April 17, and the street race at Watkins Glen changing into the penultimate race of the common season.
The Daytona Highway Course is the one 2021 venue that won’t return.
Together with the up to date schedule, the Cup Collection may also be debuting its all-new Next Gen car in 2022.
Here is a take a look at the complete 2022 schedule with all the modifications:
Sunday, February 6 – Conflict (L.A. Memorial Coliseum)
Thursday, February 17 – Duel at Daytona
Sunday, February 20 – DAYTONA 500
Sunday, February 27 – Auto Membership
Sunday, March 6 – Las Vegas
Sunday, March 13 – Phoenix
Sunday, March 20 – Atlanta
Sunday, March 27 – COTA
Sunday, April 3 – Richmond
Saturday, April 9 – Martinsville
Sunday, April 17 – Bristol Dust
Sunday, April 24 – Talladega
Sunday, Might 1 – Dover
Sunday, Might 8 – Darlington
Sunday, Might 15 – Kansas
Sunday, Might 22 – All-Star (Texas)
Sunday, Might 29 – Charlotte
Sunday, June 5 – World Extensive Know-how Raceway
Sunday, June 12 – Sonoma
Sunday, June 26 – Nashville Superspeedway
Sunday, July 3 – Highway America
Sunday, July 10 – Atlanta
Sunday, July 17 – New Hampshire
Sunday, July 24 – Pocono
Sunday, July 31 – Indianapolis Highway Course
Sunday, August 7 – Michigan
Sunday, August 14 – Richmond
Sunday, August 21 – Watkins Glen
Saturday, August 27 – Daytona
Sunday, September 4 – Darlington
Sunday, September 11 – Kansas
Saturday, September 17 – Bristol
Sunday, September 25 – Texas
Sunday, October 2 – Talladega
Sunday, October 9 – Charlotte Roval
Sunday, October 16 – Las Vegas
Sunday, October 23 – Homestead-Miami
Sunday, October 30 – Martinsville
Sunday, November 6 – Phoenix