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FACT FILE: INDYCAR at Nashville, IMSA at Road America, NASCAR at Watkins Glen

1. NTT IndyCar Series ‘Big Machine Music City Grand Prix’ at Nashville
• Race Date: Sunday, August 8, 2021
• TV: SN360 at 5:30P to 8:00

THE VENUE:
• A new street course in the heart of Nashville, TN
• 2.17 mi (3.49 km) 11-turn street counter-clockwise course
• Click HERE for a map of the Nashville street circuit

THE EVENT:
• 80 laps = 173.6 mi
• This street circuit has been built to stage this inaugural race in the heart of the city. There are two other race tracks (ovals) associated with Nashville.
• Previously, eight Indy car races have been held at the Nashville Superspeedway from 2001 to 2008.

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• The last race held in Nashville (at the superspeedway) was run on July 12, 2008. Podium Results: 1. Scott Dixon (Ganassi), 2. Dan Wheldon (Ganassi), 3. Helio Castroneves (Penske).
• The most recent IndyCar race was held at Mid-Ohio on July 4th. Podium Results: 1. Josef Newgarden (Penske), 2. Marcus Ericsson (Ganassi), 3. Alex Palou (Ganassi)

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

 

2. IMSA WeatherTech ‘IMSA SportsCar Weekend’ at Elkhart Lake
• Race Date: Sunday, August 8
• TV: Discovery Velocity at 2:30P to 5:30

VENUE:
• Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI
• 4.0 mi (6.44 km) 14-turn clockwise natural road course
• Click HERE for a map of the circuit

THE EVENT:
• Race distance (time duration event) is 2 hours 40 minutes (i.e. 160 minutes total)
• This race counts towards the IMSA Sprint Cup championship.

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• Last year the IMSA WeatherTech race was held here on August 2nd. Podium Results: (DPi) 1. Penske Acura (Castroneves/R Taylor), 2. Wayne Taylor Cadillac (Ryan Briscoe/van der Zande), 3. Whelen Cadillac (Derani/Nasr); (GTD) 1. Lexus RF (Bell/Montecalvo)
• This year the most recent WeatherTech race with a full set of classes was run at Watkins Glen on July 2. Podium Results (DPi) 1. Whelen Cadillac (Derani/Nasr), 2. Ganassi Cadillac (van der Zande/Magnussen). 3. Taylor Acura (Taylor/Albuquerque); (GTD) 1. Lexus RC (Telitz/Hawksworth)
• The most recent IMSA race this year was the GT-only race at Lime Rock on July 17th. GTD winner was the No. 3 Corvette (J Taylor/Garcia); GTD winner was the No. 23 Aston Martin (Gunn/de Angelis)

CLICK below for these Links:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/Grid
• Live Scoring: when the race starts, go to https://www.imsa.com/scoring/ OR go to http://livescoring.us/2021/imsa08/
• Lap Chart
• Race Results

3. NASCAR Cup Series ‘Go Bowling at The Glen’
• Race Date: Sunday, Aug 8, 2021
• TV: TSN3/5 at 3:00P to 5:30

VENUE:
• Watkins Glen International (short course), Watkins Glen, NY
• 2.454 mi (3.949 km) 8-turn clockwise natural road course
• Click HERE for a map of the circuit

THE EVENT:
• 90 laps = 220.5 mi; Stages: 20/20/50 = 90 laps
• No practice or qualifying sessions
• This is the 38th time NASCAR’s senior series has visited Watkins Glen. There were three races prior to the modern day series of races, 1957, 1964 and 1965. In the modern era, there have been Cup races here every year since 1986 (with the exception of 2020 due to the pandemic). That makes for a total of 38 to date. This year’s race will be number 39.

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• The most recent Cup race at the Glen was held on August 5, 2019. Podium Results: 1. Chase Elliott (Chevrolet) , 2. Martin Truex (Toyota), 3. Denny Hamlin (Toyota)
• The most recent Cup race this year was run at NHMS on July 18. Podium Results: 1. Aric Almirola (Ford), 2. Christopher Bell (Toyota), 3. Brad Keselowski (Ford)

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/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 Xfinity ‘Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200' at Watkins Glen
• Race Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
• TV: TSN3 at 4:00P to 6:30

VENUE:
• Watkins Glen International (short course), Watkins Glen, NY
• 2.454 mi (3.949 km) 8-turn clockwise natural road course

THE EVENT:
• 82 laps = 200.9 mi; Stages: 20/20/42 = 82 laps
• No practice or qualifying sessions

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• The most recent Xfinity race here at WGI was held on August 3rd, 2019. Podium Results: 1. Austin Cindric (Ford), 2. Christopher Bell (Toyota), 3. Justin Allgainer (Chevrolet).
• The most recent Xfinity race this year was held at NHMS on July 17th. Podium Results: 1. Christopher Bell (Toyota), 2. Justin Allgaier (Chevrolet). 3. Daniel Hemric (Toyota)

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/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

5. NASCAR Truck Series ‘United Rentals 176' at Watkins Glen
• Race Date: Saturday, August 7, 2021
• TV: Fox Sports Racing at 12:30P to 3:00

THE VENUE:
• Watkins Glen International (short course), Watkins Glen, NY
• 2.454 mi (3.949 km) 8-turn clockwise natural road course

THE EVENT:
• 72 laps = 176.4 mi; Stages: 20/25/27 = 72 laps
• No practice or qualifying sessions

PREVIOUS RESULTS:
• The most recent Truck Series race here at the Glen was run on June 24, 2000. Podium Results: 1. Greg Biffle (Ford), 2. Kurt Busch (Ford), 3. Ron Felllows (Chevrolet)
• The most recent Truck Series race this year was run at Knoxville (dirt) on July 9th. Podium Results: 1. Austin Hill (Toyota), 2. Chandler Smith (Toyota), 3. Grant Enfinger (Toyota).

CLICK BELOW FOR THESE LINKS:
• Weekend Schedule
• Entry List
• Qualifying/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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