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Questions surrounding NASCAR’s racing product on 1.5-mile tracks and the presence of potentially unqualified drivers in the Cup Series permeate the racing world after Sunday’s Texas race.
“Not bad for a silver-spoon kid” is right, Austin Dillon. Dillon led an Richard Childress Racing 1–2 finish en route to his first Cup victory since 2018.
Next month’s REV Group Grand Prix at Road America will mark the return of spectators to the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series. Fans will have their temperatures checked and be given PPE before entering the socially distanced event.
After suffering two accidents during his debut race event in the NTT IndyCar Series, Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay has apologised to his team. His boss, Ed Carpenter, said post-race that Rinus had not listened to his advice.
After a crash in qualifying prevented him from taking part in the season-opening race of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series, Takuma Sato has apologised to both the fans and his team, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. Sato’s car was too damaged to be repairs in time for the Genesys 300.
Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach has said that he is “very happy” after equalling his career-best NTT IndyCar finish at Texas Motor Speedway in the Genesys 300. The American started fifth and finished fourth.
After taking victory in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, Scott Dixon gave thanks to his Ganassi team whilst expressing his sadness that no fans were able to attend the event.
IndyCar’s GMR Grand Prix and NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 doubleheader race weekend at Indianapolis on July 4-5 will be run without fans in attendance.
The 2020 Indy Lights season has been cancelled due to economic and scheduling difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The IndyCar support series plans to return to competition in 2021.
The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has been rescheduled and now will serve as the season-finale of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series.
The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series is set to finally get underway on Saturday, June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway. The 2020 Genesys 300 will be a one-day event held with no fans in attendance.