Nashville Superspeedway tentatively scheduled to host 2021 Cup race

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In a report from the Tennessean, NASCAR is set to return to Nashville Superspeedway next year. Both parties have a tentative date of June 20, 2021 set for the premier American motorsports organization to return to the city of Nashville, Tenn.

It will be the first time that the NASCAR Cup Series will host a race at the track. Previously, the Xfinity Series and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series held events at the track from 2001 to 2011.

The track was privately owned by Dover Motorsports Incorporated, which also owns Dover International Speedway, but was sold to a real estate development company back in 2016.

This will be the second track to host a NASCAR event in the state of Tennessee alongside Bristol Motor Speedway. Bristol owner Speedway Motorsports has expressed interest to bring NASCAR back to Nashville at the Fairgrounds, but no deal has been set in place yet.

With the addition of the superspeedway to the 2021 Cup Series schedule, it will replace one of the two dates hosted by Dover.

Along with the Cup race, other events are set to be held at the track as well.

The NASCAR schedule for 2021 is still an ongoing process, but this is the second puzzle piece for next season as Daytona International Speedway made alterations to their Speedweeks schedule to kickoff 2021.

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