KANSAS CITY, Kan. (November 19, 2020) – In addition to the previously announced NASCAR Cup Series race being run on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Kansas Speedway, the track will also host a Camping World Truck Series race as part of that weekend, as NASCAR announced the schedule for that series today. The race will be held on Saturday, May 1.
It had also been announced earlier that Kansas Speedway will play host to the NASCAR Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday, October 24 as well as the NASCAR Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 300 on Saturday, October 23. Those races mark the second in the Round of 8 of the Playoffs for each of those two series.
Kansas Speedway has staged a Camping World Truck Series races each year since the track opened in 2001. In 2020, it held a pair of Truck events in July and one in October, as part of NASCAR’s amended schedule. Austin Hill, Matt Crafton and Brett Moffitt took the checkered flags in those races. All three drivers were a part of the Truck Series Playoff field in 2020. The victory by Moffitt occurred in the Clean Harbors 200 on October 17, propelling him into the Truck Series Championship 4.
Start times and television networks for all series will be also announced at a later date.
The full 2021 NASCAR schedules, as well as ticket information for both can be found at nascar.com/tickets.
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Kansas Speedway 2021 NASCAR Season
Saturday, May 1: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race
Sunday, May 2: NASCAR Cup Series race
Saturday, October 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 300
Sunday, October 24: NASCAR Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400
Networks and start times TBD
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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