The NASCAR cup series is top tier series of NASCAR (National association for stock car auto Racing) American governing body for auto car racing across the United States. Several NASCAR events take place throughout the year, with the NASCAR Cup Series being the most well-known and widely watched.
What is Nascar Cup Series?
A total of 36 races are performed in the NASCAR cup series, and these 36 races are segregated into two sections. The first section is the first 26 races, and the second section is the remaining 10 races. 16 drivers are selected based on their performance and number of wins in the first 26 races, and they compete in the remaining 10 races. This process reduces the difference in the points and is known as the NASCAR playoffs.
The winner of the NASCAR cup series is decided by a points system. The points awarded to the driver depend upon the number of laps and finish position of the driver.
The first Nascar cup series event was held in 1949, known as the “Strictly Stock Division.”
Since then, the series has been renamed several times according to its sponsors, and the NASCAR cup series name was introduced in 2019. Currently, the series is sponsored by Coco-Cola, Busch Beer, Xfinity, and GEICO, referred to as “premier partners.”
When is the next NASCAR Cup Series?
The next NASCAR cup series is scheduled to begin on February 05, 2023, in the United States. The 75th season of the series will be concluded with the final championship race on November 05, 2023.