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Competition Updates for Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway

Darlington Raceway

May 17, 2020 (NASCAR Cup Series)

This race replaces the race originally scheduled to be held on June 21, 2020 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Pit Selection: Order based on charter team owner points followed by open team owner points. Pit stalls will be picked in advance and the pit boxes will be in the stalls when the teams arrive.

Starting Lineup:

  • Positions 1-12: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
  • Positions 13-24: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
  • Positions 25-36: Random draw from charter teams in those positions in owner points
  • Positions 37-40: Open teams in order of owners points in owner points

Competition Caution* will occur at or around lap 30.

Stage Lengths: 90 / 185 / 293 laps

May 20, 2020 (NASCAR Cup Series)

This race replaces the race originally scheduled to be held on April 19, 2020 at Richmond Raceway.

Pit Selection: Order based on finishing position from the May 17th race at Darlington, followed by new entries in order of points. Pit stalls will be picked in advance and the pit boxes will be in the stalls when the teams arrive.

Starting Lineup:

  • Positions 1-20: Invert the top 20 from the May 17th race at Darlington
  • Positions 21-40: In finishing order from the May 17th race at Darlington, followed by new entries

Competition Caution* will occur at or around lap TBD.

Stage Lengths: 60 / 125 / 228 laps

Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 24, 2020 (NASCAR Cup Series)

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Pit Selection: Order based on finishing position from the May 20th race at Darlington, followed by new entries in order of points. Pit stalls will be picked in advance and the pit boxes will be in the stalls when the teams arrive.

Starting Lineup: based on qualifying

Competition Caution* will occur at or around TBD.

Stage Lengths: 100 / 200 / 300 / 400 laps

May 27 (NASCAR Cup Series)

This race replaces the race originally scheduled to be held on June 14, 2020 at Sonoma Raceway.

Pit Selection: Order based on qualifying for the May 24th race at Charlotte, followed by new entries in order of points. If qualifying is rained out, pit selection will be determined by finishing order on May 24. Pit stalls will be picked in advance and the pit boxes will be in the stalls when the teams arrive.

Starting Lineup:

  • Positions 1-20: Invert the top 20 from the May 24th race at Charlotte
  • Positions 21-40: In finishing order from the May 24th race at Charlotte, followed by new entries

Competition Caution* will occur at or around TBD.

Stage Lengths: 55 / 115 / 208 laps

*Modified Competition Caution Procedures: With the absence of practice, NASCAR will be modifying its Competition Caution procedures to allow teams additional time for adjustments.

  • Field will be frozen at the time of the competition caution
  • Field will be assembled behind the pace car
  • The running order lead lap / lap down will be established and the free pass sent
  • Wave around rule is not in effect
  • Pit road will open to the top 20 – car must beat the pace car off pit road to retain freeze position
  • Pit road will open to the next 20 – car must beat the pace car off pit road to retain freeze position
  • Above pit cycle repeats – each team allowed to pit two times
  • Re-establish line-up per freeze and restart race

Infractions Under Modified Competition Caution:

  • Not beating the pace car off pit road results in loss of lap and restarting at tail of the field
  • Pitting more than twice or out of sequence results in restarting at the tail of the field
  • All current pit road rules are in effect

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