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Upcoming NASCAR Cup Series Races: Exciting Highlights and Key Events for 2024

Upcoming NASCAR Cup Series Races: As the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series looms closer, anticipation builds for the third season featuring the Next Gen cars. With fresh additions like Brodie Kostecki and Shane van Gisbergen, international talent adds a new flavor to the sport, heightening expectations for what might be a pivotal season. This follows an upward trend in engagement witnessed in the sport this year.

Building on the momentum from the 2023 season, NASCAR remains committed to a strategic reinvention while preserving its core values and audience engagement.

Outlined below are four eagerly anticipated NASCAR Cup Series races on the radar for the upcoming 2024 season:

  1. Clash at the LA Memorial Coliseum: The Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum heads back to Los Angeles for the third installment, transforming the LA Memorial Coliseum into a racing arena. The event, scheduled for February 4, 2024, at 8:00 pm ET, promises an unparalleled view of NASCAR action. Notably, the Mexico Series will also join the lineup, adding to the excitement.
  2.  Iowa Corn 350 at Iowa Speedway: The renamed Iowa Corn 350 will see top-tier stock car racing return to the 7/8 mile-long oval track in Newton. The last NASCAR race at this Iowa track dates back to 1953, featuring Hall of Fame driver Herb Thomas celebrating a victory over 60 years ago. Expect the race to kick off on June 16, 2024, at 7:00 pm ET.
  3. All-Star Weekend at North Wilkesboro Speedway: North Wilkesboro Speedway welcomes back the NASCAR All-Star Open and All-Star Race in 2024. A key update from last year’s event is the resurfaced asphalt at this historic venue, aiming to address previous challenges faced by drivers during overtaking. Catch the excitement live on May 19, 2024, at 8:00 pm ET.

Upcoming NASCAR Cup Series Races (2)

  1. Grant Park 165/Chicago Street Race: NASCAR returns to the bustling streets of The Windy City in 2024, determined to enhance the success of the inaugural street race in the sport’s history. Shane van Gisbergen’s remarkable debut victory adds to the anticipation. Fans and the governing body hope for an uninterrupted, rain-free race on July 7, 2024, starting at 4:30 pm ET.

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Our Reader’s Queries

How many NASCAR races will there be in 2023?

Get ready for an exciting season of NASCAR’s 75th anniversary with the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series schedule! With 36 races in total, fans can expect non-stop action and intense competition. Keep up with the latest results and stay in the know with CBSSports.com. As the premier source for all things NASCAR, we’ve got you covered with the most up-to-date information on the season. Don’t miss a beat and join us for an unforgettable year of racing.

Is the NASCAR 2024 schedule out yet?

On October 4, 2023, the 2024 schedule was unveiled, featuring 31 oval races, 4 road course races, one street track race, and 4 non-championship races on ovals. Please note that race names and title sponsors are subject to change, and not all title sponsors/names of races have been announced for 2024.

What are the new NASCAR tracks in 2024?

NASCAR has exciting news for racing fans as it announced that the Iowa Speedway will be hosting its first-ever Cup Series event in 2024. Additionally, the playoffs will now include Atlanta Motor Speedway and the road course at Watkins Glen International in upstate New York. The 2024 Cup Series schedule was released on Wednesday, and fans can look forward to these thrilling additions.

Who is the richest NASCAR driver?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is undoubtedly the wealthiest and most renowned NASCAR driver, with a staggering net worth of $300 million. His success on the track and off has made him a household name, and his popularity shows no signs of waning.

Khushal Bhatia
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Khushal Bhatia, a distinguished BA (Hons) English graduate from St. Stephen College (University of Delhi) and a holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (English) from IIMC Delhi, is an accomplished journalist. Currently affiliated with Slicksandsticks.com, Khushal is an expert in covering a range of sports topics with a specialization in motorsports, particularly NASCAR. His insightful articles explore the nuances of the sporting world, providing readers with comprehensive analysis and the latest updates. With a commitment to unbiased reporting, Khushal's expertise and authoritative voice make him a reliable source for sports enthusiasts.
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