The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series along with the Xfinity Cup Series and Gander Truck Series will make their racing return this weekend behind closed doors at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. NASCAR becomes the first sport to host a major event following the global COVID 19 pandemic.
The NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway this weekend will be the first event to be held since the Fanshield 500 at Phoenix Raceway which was won by Team Penske’s Joey Logano.
NASCAR has run an iRacing series during their COVID 19 hiatus and the series prepares to return to the race track, Matt Kenseth will return to competition as he takes over driving duties in the No.42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet Camaro with Chip Ganassi Racing for the first time since
The race this weekend starts a busy period for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as Wednesday May 20 they are back at Darlington Raceway.
On May 24, they head to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Coca-Cola 600, they return to Charlotte for the NASCAR Cup Series race on Wednesday May 27. On Sunday May 31 they head to Kansas Speedway for the Kansas 400.
Kenseth retired from full-time NASCAR competition at the end of 2017 before coming back in 2018 for a partial programme with Rousch Fenway Racing in 2018.