Kansas City, Kan. (March 26, 2019) – Kansas Speedway today announced the dates for the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races.
Kansas Speedway’s spring race will move back two weeks to Sunday, May 31, 2020, while the fall race will be Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. Start times and TV networks will be released at a later date.
“We appreciate the efforts of everyone involved in making changes to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule,” said Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren. “Our fans have been asking for a summer race date change because of the number of high school and college graduations in our area. With most schools out by the end of May, our new summer date should not only allow fans to plan their vacations for Kansas Speedway, but they will also be able to officially kick off summer here!”
Dates for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series races will be announced at a later date.
Racing returns to Kansas Speedway on Friday, May 10, 2019, with the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series and on Saturday, May 11, 2019, with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. In October, the NASCAR XFINITY Series (Kansas Lottery 300) returns on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (Hollywood Casino 400) on Oct. 20, 2019, both of which are playoff races.
Kansas Speedway, a premier motorsports facility in the Midwest, hosts two NASCAR race weekends a year, in addition to hosting approximately 200 other events throughout the year. Kansas Speedway’s first race weekend of the season is in May with the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series under the lights. In the fall, the NASCAR playoffs return in with the NASCAR XFINITY Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Also in October, the ARCA Menards Series returns to Kansas Speedway. To purchase season or single day tickets, call 866.460.RACE (7223) or log onto www.kansaspeedway.com.
General parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans can bring in one 14x14x14-inch soft-sided cooler with their favorite food and beverages.
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