So, the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule is out. We asked for changes, and we got them. Some good, some not so good.
NASCAR is telling us that this is the first step; let’s hope that it is not the last.
We have more road courses, which is one of the things that was asked for. We are going back to dirt, which is another thing that was requested and is a great opportunity to bring some lost fans back into the sport.
The one thing that we didn’t get is more short tracks on the schedule. Hopefully the reconfiguration of Auto Club Speedway will not be the only short track addition by the end of 2022.
Looking at the schedule, let’s first talk about the good changes. Darlington Raceway has two race dates — praise the good lord above! It never should have lost one in the first place, let alone have been in danger of losing both. Thankfully, as a thank you to them helping bring the…