NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville Superspeedway will hold its first-ever NASCAR cup race on June 20, 2021, Father's Day.
NASCAR made the announcement Wednesday as part of the full 2021 Cup Series schedule release.
The race will be NASCAR's return to Middle Tennessee since 2011 and will kick off NBC’s coverage of the NASCAR Cup Series season.
“We look forward to welcoming America’s best drivers and Middle Tennessee race fans back to Nashville Superspeedway in June,” said track president Erik Moses in a press release. “I can’t think of a better date for families to enjoy all the excitement and pageantry of the first NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway than Father’s Day.”
Dover International Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway’s sister track also owned by Dover Motorsports, Inc., will host a NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, May 16, 2021.
Tickets, select packages and camping spots can be purchased and reserved starting in November. Fans are encouraged to visit NashvilleSuperspeedway.com to share their contact info to become eligible for an exclusive ticket purchasing pre-sale before seats go on sale to the general public.