Nashville, TN (Monday, March 30, 2020) – The 63rd Season of Asphalt Racing at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is scheduled to begin two weeks later than initially planned. Speedway Officials have announced that Opening Night, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is now the first event at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (NFS) under the new management of Track Enterprises and D&D Events, falls on the weekend of May 2nd. The event features the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour and the North-South Super Late Model Challenge tri-sanctioned by the ARCA/CRA Super Series, Southern Super Series and Cars Tour. The ARCA Menards Series East Music City 200 race was originally scheduled to be apart of the event weekend but was suspended on March 16th due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Officials are continuing to work on a possible reschedule date for the that race.
The first full Local Racing program of the year will be on Saturday, May 16th featuring Pro Late Models, Super Trucks, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends, Bandoleros and the Baby Grand Series. This will be the second points race of the season for Pro Late Models. There will be an Open Practice on Friday, May 15th.
Open Practice, originally schedule for Saturday, April 11th, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 9th.
“Though we are disappointed to have the start of race season in Nashville delayed a couple of weeks,” noted Randy Dyce, President of D&D Events, “The health and safety of our fans, teams and staff are of top priority. Our team is continuing to monitor the situation closely and is in communication with local government and health officials.”
Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is pleased to announce the addition of a race date on Saturday, August 29, 2020 to replace the Saturday, April 18, 2020 Local Racing event. With the move, the total number of race weekends, nine, remains the same as initially scheduled.
“We are committed to making 2020 the strongest season of racing in Nashville in recent years,” remarked Track Enterprises President, Bob Sargent. “Maintaining a solid number of local races is key to that success.”
2020 NFS Adjusted Schedule
May 2/3 – USAC Silver Crown Series, N/S Super Late Model Challenge, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour
May 9 – Open Practice
May 16 – Local Racing
June 6 – Local Racing
June 20 – Local Racing
July 18 – JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Masters of the Pros 150
August 8 – Back-to-School Race Night
August 29 – Local Racing
October 3 – Local Racing
October 30 – November 1 – All American 400 Race Weekend
Reschedule date for Music City 200 ARCA Menards Series East race to be determined
Schedule is tentative and subject to change
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-Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Press Release
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