NASCAR might be headed to an Olympic stage.
Sources inform The Atlantic that the collection is in talks to host its season-opening Clash exhibition race on a short lived monitor on the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2022. Rumors of the proposed occasion have been floating across the NASCAR world in current weeks.
The occasion would possible happen throughout the week earlier than the Super Bowl is held at L.A.’s SoFi stadium on Feb. 13 and two weeks earlier than the Daytona 500, scheduled for Feb. 20.
The stadium is the house subject of the USC Trojan’s soccer workforce and has been the positioning of numerous sporting occasions because it opened in 1923, together with two Olympic Video games, two Tremendous Bowls and motorsports starting from Monster Jam to the Stadium Tremendous Vehicles collection, which constructed a short lived monitor within the facility in 2013.
NASCAR has not responded to a request for touch upon the report from Fox News Autos.
The oval monitor can be a few quarter-mile in size and will accommodate the smaller than regular automotive depend that makes up the Conflict subject, which is comprised of former Cup Collection champions, previous winners of the occasion and different top-performing drivers from the earlier season. This year’s race, the primary held on the Daytona Highway Course, had simply 21 drivers.
If the plan involves fruition, the power may tackle the looks of a super-size model of Winston-Salem, N.C.’s Bowman Grey Stadium, which has a quarter-mile monitor round a soccer subject the place the Winston-Salem State College Rams play.