"NASCAR’s 2020 return to racing after COVID-19 outbreak"

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NASCAR announced Thursday the schedule for the first set of races throughout May in the sport’s return after the COVID-19 outbreak. Below are answers to some potential questions.

Is it safe for racing to resume?
NASCAR is working closely with health experts and government officials to ensure best practices and has a plan in place to minimize any risks associated with the virus.

Why is NASCAR racing without fans?
NASCAR prides itself in being a fan-friendly sport. Fans drive everything NASCAR does, and NASCAR looks forward to the day when it can welcome fans back to the track. The decision to race without fans for these races is focused on the long-term health of the fans and the sport.

Does the May 17 race at Darlington Raceway replace the Southern 500 on Labor Day Weekend? Does it replace another previously scheduled race?
The Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend does not change. NASCAR currently is working through future schedule scenarios and will provide updates as soon as they are available.
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DrLeftover

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They've announced the "rescheduled" events....

The full list of rescheduled races announced Thursday:

DateTrackSeriesDistanceNetworkStart
Sat., May 30BristolXfinity160 milesFS13:30 p.m. ET
Sun., May 31BristolCup266 milesFS13:30 p.m. ET
Sat., June 6AtlantaGander Trucks200 milesFS11 p.m. ET
Sat., June 6AtlantaXfinity251 milesFOX4:30 p.m. ET
Sun., June 7AtlantaCup500 milesFOX3 p.m. ET
Wed., June 10MartinsvilleCup263 milesFS17 p.m. ET
Sat., June 13HomesteadGander Trucks201 milesFS112:30 p.m. ET
Sat., June 13HomesteadXfinity250 milesFOX3:30 p.m. ET
Sun., June 14HomesteadXfinity250 milesFS1Noon ET
Sun., June 14HomesteadCup400 milesFOX3:30 p.m. ET
Sat., June 20TalladegaARCA202 milesFS12 p.m. ET
Sat., June 20TalladegaXfinity300 milesFS15:30 p.m. ET
Sun., June 21TalladegaCup500 milesFOX3 p.m. ET


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I believe these guys made up the committee that came up with that nightmare:

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