KANSAS CITY, Kan. (October 30, 2020) – In addition to the previously announced NASCAR Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 being run on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Kansas Speedway, the track will also host an Xfinity Series race as part of that weekend, as NASCAR announced the schedule for that series today. The Kansas Lottery 300 will be held on Saturday, October 23. Both races will mark the second in the Round of 8 for the Playoffs in each of the respective series.
It had also been announced earlier that Kansas Speedway will play host to a NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Kansas Speedway has staged Xfinity Series races each year since the track opened in 2001. In 2020, it held Xfinity events in both July and October, the first of which was a realigned race due to the ongoing pandemic. Brandon Jones won the Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 250 on July 25, 2020, his second straight win at Kansas. Chase Briscoe took the checkered flag in the Kansas Lottery 300 on October 17, propelling him into the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship 4 in Phoenix on November 7.
Dates for the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will be announced in the near future. Start times and television networks for all series will be also announced at a later date.
The full 2021 NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series schedules, as well as ticket information for both can be found at nascar.com/tickets.
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About Kansas Speedway
Kansas Speedway is a premier motorsports facility in the Midwest. The track, which opened in 2001, hosts two NASCAR Cup Series weekends each year, along with approximately 200 other event days each year. The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, which opened in 2012, overlooks Turn 2 of the track.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, Americrown Service and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
Kansas Speedway Media Contact:
Neal Gulkis, Director of Track Communications, Midwest Region, NASCAR
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