The NASCAR Cup Collection playoffs, which options 16 drivers, takes place over the ultimate ten races of the 12 months, starting with the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway from 1-3 September.
Each three races, 4 drivers are eradicated till there are simply 4 remaining. They then face-off in a one-race battle to determine the champion at Phoenix Raceway from 3-5 November.
There is only one common season fixture remaining, happening at Daytona Worldwide Speedway this weekend.
Bubba Wallace at the moment sits within the closing playoff spot, however there are a complete of 16 drivers within the discipline whose win would imply elimination for Wallace.
Following the success of F1’s Drive to Survive, each NASCAR and IndyCar have tried to create their very own variations with various outcomes. 100 Days to Indy adopted the lead-up to the 107th working of the Indianapolis 500 this 12 months, and was featured on The CW Community.
NASCAR created Race For The Championship, which documented the 2022 playoffs as they unfolded in weekly releases. The present was featured on the USA Community.
The championship battle, which ended with Joey Logano being topped as a two-time champion, was highlighted by Ross Chastain’s now world-famous wallride at Martinsville Speedway.
Ross Chastain, TrackHouse Racing, Moose Fraternity Chevrolet Camaro launches his automobile into the wall to hurry round Flip 4 to go Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx Freight Direct Toyota Camry
Picture by: Lesley Ann Miller / Motorsport Images
Now NASCAR has partnered with streaming large Netflix, who will comply with the 2023 playoffs in a five-part docuseries. It should premiere in early 2024 and every episode will likely be 45 minutes in size.
In a press launch, Netflix stated: “The sequence will function unique entry to drivers and groups, bringing followers behind the scenes at and away from the monitor whereas exploring the bodily and psychological challenges of competing for a championship on the world’s highest stage of inventory automobile racing.”
Filming is already underway. Different particulars of these concerned are listed beneath:
Manufacturing Firm – Phrases + Footage (Tremendous League: The Struggle for Soccer, and Countdown: Inspiration 4 Mission to Area) and NASCAR Studios
Government Producers – Connor Schell and Libby Geist (each behind The Final Dance 30 for 30, OJ: Made in America) and Aaron Cohen of Phrases + Footage; Ben Kennedy, Tim Clark, Matt Summers, Tally Hair of NASCAR Studios; Dale Earnhardt Jr. (NASCAR Corridor of Famer)
Showrunners – Jackie Decker and Tim Mullen