Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace who drives the No.43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro says NASCAR have done a tremendous job in working to get the series back on track.
NASCAR suspended all racing following the race in Phoenix on March 8 due to the global COVID 19 pandemic.
The Real Heroes 400 takes place behind closed doors at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina on Sunday and speaking on the Rich Risen Show on NBC Sports ahead of the race this weekend, Wallace said that the series are following all of the COVID 19 health and safety protocols.
Wallace revealed that all drivers will have their temperature taken and will be asked to leave if they have a high temperature.
Wallace also confirmed that drivers have been informed by NASCAR officials that they will have to remain in the motorhome’s until 3.19PM ET, ten minutes before the green flag drops.
Wallace also said that drivers will be communicating with their engineers through zoom calls, emails and phone calls to limit the amount of human contact.
Sports around the world will be looking at the NASCAR model to see how it works as the series are the first major sports league to go back to racing since the outbreak of COVID 19.