Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course
5555 Concord Parkway South Concord, NC 28026
Since 2018, deviating from past NASCAR events at Charlotte, the race will utilize a road course configuration of Charlotte Motor Speedway, promoted and trademarked as the "Roval". The course is 2.28 miles (3.67 km) in length and features 17 turns, utilizing the infield road course and portions of the oval track. The race will be contested over a scheduled distance of 109 laps, 400 kilometres (250 mi).
During July 2018 tests on the road course, concerns were raised over drivers "cheating" the backstretch chicane on the course. The chicanes were modified with additional tire barriers and rumble strips in order to encourage drivers to properly drive through them, and NASCAR will enforce drive-through penalties on drivers who illegally "short-cut" parts of the course. The chicanes will not be used during restarts. In the summer of 2019, the bus stop on the backstretch was changed and deepened, becoming a permanent part of the circuit, compared to the previous year where it was improvised.
If a driver fails to legally make the backstretch bus stop, the driver must skip the frontstretch chicane and make a complete stop by the dotted line on the exit before being allowed to continue. A driver who misses the frontstretch chicane must stop before the exit.
NOTE: Statistics below are for the Cup Series only.
Cup Series Races at Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course
|Date||Race||Winner||Start||Laps Led||Car #||Sponsor||Make||Car Owner|
|10-11-2020||Bank of America ROVAL 400||Chase Elliott||2||27||9||NAPA Auto Parts||Chevrolet||Hendrick Motorsports|
|09-29-2019||Bank of America Roval 400||Chase Elliott||19||35||9||NAPA AUTO PARTS||Chevrolet||Hendrick Motorsports|
|09-30-2018||Bank of America Roval 400||Ryan Blaney||9||16||12||Menards / Pennzoil||Ford||Team Penske|