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FACT FILE: Indy 500 + NASCAR @ Charlotte

1. NTT INDYCAR Series ‘Indianapolis 500' at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
• Race Date: Sunday, May 30, 2021
• TV: NBC/SN360 at 12:30P to 4:00

VENUE:
• Indianapolis Motor Speedway (traditional oval) in Speedway (Indianapolis), Indiana
• 2.500 mi (4.023 km) asphalt-paved 4-turn rectangular oval; banking at 9.2°

THE EVENT:
• Race distance is 200 laps = 500 miles
• This is the 105th running of this event. The first Indy 500 was held on Tuesday, May 30, 1911

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• Last year the Indy 500 was not held on its traditional Memorial Day weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic; it was run on Sunday, August 23rd. Podium Results: 1. Takuma Sate (Rahal-Letterman), 2. Scott Dixon (Ganassi), 3. Graham Rahal (Rahal-Letterman).
• The most recent race this year was the GMR Grand Prix held on the IMS road course on May 15th. Podium Results: 1. Rinus Veekay (Ed Carpenter) 2. Romain Grosjean (Dale Coyne) 3. Alex Palou (Ganassi).

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Starting Lineup/Grid
• Live Scoring: When the race starts, go to indycar.com; scroll down to the race name; CLICK on ‘TIMING AND SCORING’
• Race Results

2. NASCAR Cup Series ‘Coca-Cola 600' at Charlotte Motor Speedway
• Race Date: Sunday, May 30, 2021
• TV: FOX/TSN5 at 6:00P to 10:30

VENUE:
• Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
• 1.5 mi (2.4 km) quad oval (with a frontstretch dogleg section); 4 turns with 24° banking

THE EVENT:
• Race distance is 400 laps = 600 miles; Stages: 100/100/100/100 = 400 laps
• Note that there will be practice and qualifying for all three NASCAR races. This NCS race will begin in daylight and finish after dark under the lights

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• There were two NCS races run on the Charlotte oval last year.
¶ The Coca-Cola 600 was run last year on Sunday, May 24. Podium Results: 1. Brad Keselowski (Ford), 2. Chase Elliott (Chevrolet), 3. Ryan Blaney (Ford).
¶ The Alsco Uniforms 500 was run four days later on Thursday, May 28th. Podium Results: 1. Chase Elliott (Chevrolet), 2. Denny Hamlin (Toyota), 3. Ryan Blaney (Ford).
• The most recent event this year was held at the COTA road course on May 23rd. Podium Results: 1. Chase Elliott (Chevrolet), 2. Kyle Larson (Chevrolet), 3. Joey Logano (Ford).

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

3. NASCAR Xfinity Series ‘Alsco Uniforms 300' at Charlotte Motor Speedway
• Race Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
• TV: TSN5 at 1:00P-400

VENUE:
• Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
• 1.5 mi (2.4 km) quad oval (with a frontstretch dogleg section); 4 turns with 24° banking

THE EVENT:
• Race distance is 200 laps = 300 miles; Stages: 45/45/110 = 200 laps

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• One NXS race was held on the Charlotte oval last year, on Monday, May 25. Podium Results: 1. Kyle Busch (Toyota), 2. Daniel Hemric (Chevrolet), 3. Austin Cindric (Ford)
• The most recent NXS race this year was held at COTA last Saturday, May 22. Podium Results: 1. Kyle Busch (Toyota), 2. A.J. Allmendinger (Chevrolet), 3. Justin Allgaier (Chevrolet).

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

4. NASCAR Truck Series ‘North Carolina Education Lottery 200', Charlotte Motor Speedway
• Race Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 8:30P to 10:30

VENUE:
• Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
• 1.5 mi (2.4 km) quad oval (with a frontstretch dogleg section); 4 turns with 24° banking

THE EVENT:
• Race distance is 134 laps = 201 miles; Stages: 30/30/74 = 134 laps

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• A NCWTS race was held here last year on May 26. Podium Results: 1. Chase Elliott (Chevrolet), 2. Kyle Busch (Toyota), 3. Zane Smith (Chevrolet)
• The most recent NCWTS race this year was held at COTA last weekend on May 22nd. Podium Results: 1. Todd Gilliland (Ford), 2. Kaz Grala (Chevrolet), 3. Tyler Ankrum (Chevrolet).

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Starting Lineup
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.nascar.com/ select LIVE LEADERBOARD; then select 'RAW FEED'
• Cumulative Race Report
• Race Results

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