NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway has been known by several different names and has been reconfigured several times over the years of its existence, but all the while it has been a staple on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule since 1953. This weekend’s race, the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 (April 18 at 3 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is looking to add the historic prestige that Richmond has built over the decades of great on-track competition and with how this season has been shaking out it shouldn’t disappoint.

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Sonoma Raceway to Welcome Fans to Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Weekend, June 5-6

SONOMA, Calif. (April 8, 2021) – We’re baaaack! After a one year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Sonoma Raceway will welcome fans back to the grandstands for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR race weekend, June 5-6.

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News & Notes – Off Weekend

For the second week in a row, the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota visited Victory Lane, and the win marked the 51st for the truck number. And the victory came in unusual fashion – without the team’s namesake behind the wheel.

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NHMS To Host New Hampshire’s Second Covid-19 Vaccine Super Site, March 27-28

The State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will host a second by-appointment-only vaccine super site at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) this Saturday and Sunday, March 27-28 in a continuing effort to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The state hopes to administer 8,000 first doses of the Pfizer vaccine to eligible New Hampshire residents during the two-day clinic.

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FOX SPORTS ANNOUNCES FULL ROSTER OF DRIVER ANALYSTS FOR 2021 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AND NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Furthering its innovative move to feature active NASCAR drivers as guest analysts in the FOX NASCAR broadcast booth, FOX Sports again has assembled an all-star cast of competitors for its 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race telecasts.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Homestead-Miami Speedway

Ty Gibbs, grandson of team owner Joe Gibbs, made history last weekend at the Daytona Road Course. Gibbs, who was making his first career start in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, won the race in the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing and added his name to the list of drivers that won in their first Xfinity start.

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JGR Announces Remainder of Ty Gibbs NASCAR Xfinity Series Schedule for 2021

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 23, 2021) – Joe Gibbs Racing announces today the remaining NASCAR Xfinity Series races scheduled for driver Ty Gibbs in 2021. Gibbs, who will be competing for a championship and running the full ARCA Menards Series schedule this season in the No. 18 Toyota Camry, is currently scheduled to run an additional 14 races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series after winning his debut this past weekend behind the wheel of the No. 54 Toyota Supra.

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2021 Daytona 500 TV Ratings

Last Sunday’s NASCAR Daytona 500 averaged a 2.8 rating and 4.83 million viewers on FOX, easily the lowest in the history of the race. Ratings fell 36% and viewership 34% from the previous low set last year, when most of the race was run on a Monday afternoon (4.4, 7.33M).

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Daytona Road Course

For the first time in a NASCAR Cup Series season (1949-2021) the schedule calls for the series to visit seven different road course tracks – Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Circuit of The Americas (COTA), Watkins Glen International, Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course (ROVAL) and Road America. The previous most the NASCAR Cup Series competed on in one season was four back in 1964 and 1957.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Daytona Road Course

In 2020, the NASCAR Xfinity Series ran on four road courses. They started the season at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course and then went to Road America, the Daytona Road Course and closed out at the Charlotte ROVAL. Austin Cindric, last week’s winner, also won this race last season.

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