NASCAR annouces 2013 schedule

While many of it’s tracks had already announced their race dates for the 2013 season there had been no official announcement from NASCAR until today. After a quick glance you will notice that the scheudle is almost identical to the one ran this year. The only exception is that Kansas is now the fourth race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase while Talladega returns to the position of being the sixth.

Here’s the lineup of points-counting race dates/sites for next season (with TV broadcast partner):

Feb. 24 — Daytona International Speedway (Fox)

March 3 — Phoenix International Raceway (Fox)
March 10 — Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Fox)
March 17 — Bristol Motor Speedway (Fox)
March 24 — Auto Club Speedway (Fox)

April 7 — Martinsville Speedway (Fox)
April 13 — Texas Motor Speedway (Fox)
April 21 — Kansas Speedway (Fox)
April 27 — Richmond International Raceway (Fox)

May 5 — Talladega Superspeedway (Fox)
May 11 — Darlington Raceway (Fox)
May 26 — Charlotte Motor Speedway (Fox)

June 2 — Dover International Speedway (Fox)
June 9 — Pocono Raceway (TNT)
June 16 — Michigan International Speedway (TNT)
June 23 — Sonoma (TNT)
June 29 — Kentucky Speedway (TNT)

July 6 — Daytona International Speedway (TNT)
July 14 — New Hampshire Motor Speedway (TNT)
July 28 — Indianapolis Motor Speedway (ESPN)

Aug. 4 — Pocono Raceway (ESPN)
Aug. 11 — Watkins Glen International (ESPN)
Aug. 18 — Michigan International Speedway (ESPN)
Aug. 24 — Bristol Motor Speedway (ABC)

Sept. 1 — Atlanta Motor Speedway (ESPN)
Sept. 7 — Richmond International Raceway (ABC)

Chase for the Sprint Cup races

Sept. 15 — Chicagoland Speedway (ESPN)
Sept. 22 — New Hampshire Motor Speedway (ESPN)
Sept. 29 — Dover International Speedway (ESPN)

Oct. 6 — Kansas Speedway (ESPN)
Oct. 12 — Charlotte Motor Speedway (ABC)
Oct. 20 — Talladega Superspeedway (ESPN)
Oct. 27 — Martinsville Speedway (ESPN)

Nov. 3 — Texas Motor Speedway (ESPN)
Nov. 10 — Phoenix International Raceway (ESPN)
Nov. 17 — Homestead-Miami Speedway (ESPN)

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