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IMSA Reveals WeatherTech Championship 2021 Schedule, New Class
The WeatherTech Championship schedule will see the series return to traditional venues next year, beginning at Daytona International Speedway in January through the 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans in its season-ending slot in October at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.
For more information, including the complete provisional schedules, new qualifying format information, and more, visit the IMSA website.
Phoenix Raceway to Host Limited Fans for NASCAR Championship Weekend
Phoenix Raceway will host a limited number of fans for the NASCAR Championship Weekend set for November 6–8, in accordance with guidance and approvals from local officials as well as enhanced safety protocols. In addition to maintaining strict adherence to the CDC-recommended 6-ft. social distancing throughout the venue, all guests will be screened prior to entering the gates, including a non-contact temperature check, and guests ages 3 and up will be required to bring and wear mandatory face coverings. Multiple handwashing and hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the operating areas and entrances, and a “clean team” of staff, clearly identified for guests, will be cleaning or disinfecting at all times. More information can be found at www.phoenixraceway.com/protocols. Phoenix Raceway’s website.
Don’s Auto Parts & Machine Shop Named Presenting Sponsor of World Power Wheel Standing Championships
Byron Dragway has announced that Don’s Auto Parts & Machine Shop will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 26th Annual World Power Wheel Standing Championships at Byron Dragway, October 3–4. The weekend-long event features a variety of drag-racing action that is headlined by two-wheel-stand contest sessions on Sunday, October 4, at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (CDT). For more event information, visit www.byrondragway.com.
Matusek will return to the Pro Mod class in a backup race car from Elite Motorsports.
Matusek is familiar with the black sixth-generation Camaro as he drove it to a personal best of 5.739 at 252.05 mph during the 2020 Drag Illustrated Door Slammer Nationals in Orlando. It utilizes a ProCharger supercharger as a power-adder for motivation on the dragstrip. The car’s livery will feature the Tequila Comisario logo and bottles. Matusek will attend the remaining four Pro Mod races in the 2020 NHRA season: the AMALIE Motor Oil Gatornationals in Gainesville, the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Pennzoil at World Wide Technology Raceway, the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex, and the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil in Las Vegas over the weekend of October 30–November 1.
Due to the ongoing health risks and lack of necessary state and local approvals needed to produce and host GOOD GUYS events, we have been forced to postpone or cancell upcoming events until next year:
10th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals – Fort Worth, TX
•This event has been canceled.
11th Spring Nationals – Scottsdale, AZ
•This event has been canceled.
20th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals – Del Mar, CA
•This event has been rescheduled for October 2-4, 2020
•All vehicle registrations, spectator tickets, and vendor booth space purchases will be automatically transferred to the rescheduled date.
POST UPDATED 09/18/2020
roadkillshow After careful consideration and as a precaution, MotorTrend and Dodge have decided not to move forward with Roadkill Nights this year. We’d like to thank our fans, partners, our team, County, and City Officials for their support and understanding. We’re looking forward to the road ahead.
The seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama, originally scheduled for April 25–26, will be held on October 17–18, at the Atlanta Motor.
Formula DRIFT has announced a further revision to its 2020 championship schedule.
This takes into consideration the ongoing delays and numerous issues related to the national COVID-19 recovery.
- Evergreen Speedway – PRO round 3 & 4, PRO2 round 2: September 25-27
- Texas Motor Speedway – PRO round 5 & 6, PRO2 round 3: October 16-18
- Irwindale Speedway – PRO round 7 & 8, PRO2 round 4: November 20-22
For a running list of adjusted 2020 racing series schedules and calendars, updated regularly, visit here.
Here is the latest news for all you race fans of what is Cancelled or postponed
INDYCAR Releases Revised 2020 Schedule
The NTT INDYCAR Series View the updated 2020 NTT INDYCAR Series schedule.
Revised Schedule for 2020 SCORE World Desert Championship
SCORE International has announced its revised 2020 racing schedule.
visit the SCORE website at www.score-international.com.
The National Auto Sport Association has announced the creation of two new racing leagues it will host on iRacing.
National Auto Sport Association Launches Inaugural Sim Racing Leagues on iRacing
The National Auto Sport Association has announced the creation of two new racing leagues it will host on iRacing. The inaugural 2020 season will have two leagues with 10 races per league that run every other Tuesday night through August. Additionally, there will be up to $13,000 in cash prizes available to Pro League drivers as well as real-life contingency prizes. Longtime NASA partners Toyo Tires and Hawk Performance have kicked in to pay out contingency dollars in each of our new Sim Leagues.
These “real dollars” will help virtual racers get back on track with NASA as soon as we can safely host events. Additionally, Competition Motorsport has stepped up to provide each inaugural league winner with an OMP TRS-E racing seat. Lastly, each 2020 league winner will get a free entry to any regional NASA event of their choosing providing a true racing ladder for sim-to-reality racing. Contingency rules for each program will be published shortly.
SpeedVideo has entered into a broadcast partnership with the automotive event series Street Car Super Nationals (SCSN) to live stream the Las Vegas and St. Louis events through 2022.
SpeedVideo.com Announces Multi-Year Agreement to Broadcast Street Car Super Nationals at Las Vegas And St. Louis
SpeedVideo has entered into a broadcast partnership with the automotive event series Street Car Super Nationals (SCSN)
events in live HD available on www.speedvideo.com for annual or monthly subscribers.
Yamaha’s GNCC University Scheduled to Return for 2020
For the latest information, visit www.yamahamotorsports.com.
For more racing news, visit the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) website.
ABB FIA Formula E
Formula E and the FIA
For the latest information, visit www.fiaformulae.com.
American Drag Racing League (ADRL)
American Sprint Car Series (ASCS)
For the latest information, visit www.arcaracing.com.
Autocare 2020, Australia’s largest education and training-led automotive convention have been postponed. The escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis has triggered an unprecedented government and public response.
The Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) . The rescheduled Autocare dates are Friday and Saturday, October 30–31. The convention location will remain at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
All Autocare 2020 conference stream registrations, exhibitor and sponsorship commitments will roll over to the new Autocare 2020 dates.
The CARS Tour Old North State Nationals. For the latest information, visit www.carsracingtour.com.
FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)
The seventh round of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 2019–2020 season has been postponed. The promoter, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, and the RACB are working together to find a new 2020 date. For the latest information, visit www.fiawec.com.
Following the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and the postponement of the races in China, Bahrain and Vietnam, Formula 1 and governing body the FIA have said they now expect the 2020 season to begin at the end of May. For the latest information, visit www.formula1.com.
FIA Formula 2, FIA Formula 3
For the latest information, visit www.fia.com.
For the latest information, visit www.indyracingmuseum.org.
for cancellation information, visit www.imsa.com.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Rescheduled dates and events:
For more information, visit www.lucasdirt.com.
For the latest scheduling updates visit www.nascar.com.
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
For the latest scheduling updates visit hometracks.nascar.com.
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
SCORE International Off-Road Racing
For the latest information, visit www.score-international.com.
Southeast Gassers Association (SEGA)
The SEGA Emerald Coast Race at Emerald Cost Dragway (Holt, Florida), is postponed. A new date will be announced. For the latest information, visit www.southeastgassers.com.
The Trans Am Racing Company announced that the SpeedTour Road Atlanta Grand Prix event featuring the Trans Am Series will be postponed.
For more information, visit www.gotransam.com.
United States Auto Club (USAC)
As of now, races scheduled for the CRA and West Coast Sprint Cars, as well as the Western Midget Series and Eastern SpeeD2 Midgets, have been postponed
For the latest information, visit www.usacracing.com.
World Of Outlaws
The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is postponing all events.
For the latest information, visit www.worldofoutlaws.com.