Phoenix, Talladega among tracks returning to full capacity
On Wednesday, Phoenix Raceway and Talladega Superspeedway were among six NASCAR-owned tracks to announce plans for full capacity.
Phoenix Raceway will be open for full capacity in the grandstands and camping for its November 5-7 NASCAR Championship Weekend.
In 2020, only 8,400 fans were allowed for the NASCAR Cup Series championship race due to the COVID-19 coronavirus global pandemic.
Talladega Superspeedway will also return to full capacity for its grandstands and camping for its October 2-3 playoff race weekend featuring the top three NASCAR national series.
Martinsville Speedway announced a return to full capacity in the grandstands and campgrounds for its October 30-31 playoff race weekend.
Richmond Raceway also announced a return to full capacity in the grandstands, campgrounds and infield FanGrounds experience for its September 10-11 playoff race weekend.
Richmond and Martinsville have each hosted one race weekend in 2021 with limited capacity but no infield access for fans.
For the first time since August 2019, Michigan International Speedway will have full capacity for its grandstands, campgrounds and its Ally Champions Club hospitality club during the August 20-22 race weekend this year.
Daytona International Speedway also a return of full capacity for its campgrounds during the August 27-28 Coke Zero Sugar 400 regular-season finale weekend.
The track previously announced a return to full capacity after only hosting 20,000 fans for the 2021 Daytona 500 and 30,000 fans for the 2020 Coke Zero Sugar 400.
Two Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI)-owned tracks have already announced plans for full capacity.
Atlanta Motor Speedway will be at full capacity for its grandstands during its July 10-11 race weekend. Texas Motor Speedway will also be at full capacity for its grandstands during its June 11-13 NASCAR All-Star Race weekend.
Atlanta Motor Speedway had limited capacity for its March 2021 race weekend. Texas Motor Speedway also had limited capacity for its two race weekends in 2020.
For more details, visit each track’s website.
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