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In July, NASCAR will move the Brickyard 400 to IMS, back to the oval



Indianapolis, Indiana – In celebration of 30 years of racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR will return to the original Brickyard 400 course in 2019.

NASCAR announced on Thursday afternoon that the 400-mile race in 2024 will take place on the 2.5-mile oval track at IMS.

Next season, Brickyard Weekend will also take place earlier in the schedule.

The Saturday, July 20th, event is the Pennzoil 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race.

On Sunday, July 21, there will be the NASCAR Cup Series Brickyard 400 presented by PPG.

“While it’s been exciting to watch the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series drivers tackle the IMS road course over the last three years, being back on the oval for the 30th anniversary is a much anticipated homecoming for drivers and fans alike,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles said. “Whether you’ve been with us all 30 years or are a new fan, the celebration as we ‘come back around’ will be can’t-miss and truly unforgettable.”

“After three strong years on the IMS road course, it is momentous to return to the historic oval,” said Ben Kennedy, NASCAR senior vice president, Racing Development and Strategy. “The history of motorsports permeates throughout IMS, so we look forward to celebrating the 30th anniversary of NASCAR at the Brickyard with the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2024.”

Earlier this week, IndyCar declared that it will not be returning to IMS for Brickyard Weekend.

For the previous three years, the two series had shared a doubleheader weekend on the IMS road track.





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