The NASCAR Cup Collection could have a brand new companion occasion for its 11 October Bank of America Roval 400 weekend on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. On Friday, the American Flat Monitor bike collection introduced it could be a part of the Roval 400 weekend with two races on the Dust Monitor situated exterior the principle speedway with races on 9–10 October. It will likely be the primary time the 2 disciplines have raced on the identical weekend on the identical location.
“American Flat Track and NASCAR are the two most American and most iconic of all motorsports so we are delighted to be partnering with the team at Charlotte Motor Speedway to bring race fans this unprecedented and unique weekend of two and four-wheeled racing,” mentioned American Flat Monitor CEO Michael Lock. “The Dirt Track at Charlotte is one of the favorite destinations for our teams and riders as the facilities are outstanding and the famous Charlotte red clay makes for high speed thrills all evening.”
The Dust Monitor hosted AFT in 2016 and 2017. Bryan Smith, the 2016 Grand Nationwide champion, gained the latest working on the monitor within the AFT Twins class, whereas Brandon price was victorious within the newest AFT Singles class race there.
AFT might be thought of the NASCAR equal within the bike racing world: each collection run on primarily ovals and have been in existence for over six many years. Though the 2 disciplines have by no means shared a weekend till the Roval, AFT has raced on their very own configurations at NASCAR tracks like Daytona Worldwide Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.
“At Charlotte Motor Speedway, we pride ourselves on hosting world-class race events and bringing out the very best entertainment for the fans,” monitor basic supervisor Greg Walter acknowledged. “With the addition of the back-to-back days of American Flat Track to an already action-packed Bank of America Roval 400 weekend, we’re looking forward to delivering on that promise in October and showing fans of both series why we’re known as America’s Home for Racing.”
The Bank of America Roval 400 weekend, which started in 2018 after spending a lot of its historical past on the Charlotte oval, additionally options the NASCAR Xfinity Collection‘ help race yesterday.