The schedule for the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series has been officially revealed

The schedule for the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series has been officially revealed Originally appeared NBC Sports Boston

There are still eight weeks left in the 2022 NASCAR season, but it’s never too early to look ahead.

NASCAR revealed the full schedule for 2023 on Wednesday, including race dates for the first three series (Cup, Xfinity, Truck).

Several changes have been made, including the historic All-Star Race site and a brand new street circuit. The schedule will again consist of 36 points-paid Cup races with two events to showcase, with 33 Xfinity races and 23 truck races.

Here’s a full look at the 2023 schedule for the Cup, Xfinity and Truck Series:

NASCAR 2023 Schedule: Cup Series, Xfinity and Truck Series

The Cup Series season begins with Clash at the Coliseum on February 5, 2023, which will take place inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the second year in a row. There will only be two races on Saturday night (Daytona in August, Bristol in September), with every other race taking place on Sunday. And for the fourth year in a row, the championship will be decided at Phoenix Raceway on November 5, 2023.

Here’s the full trophy series schedule:

  1. Clash at the Coliseum, February 5*

  2. Daytona 500, February 19

  3. Fontana February 26

  4. Las Vegas, March 5

  5. Phoenix, March 12

  6. Atlanta, March 19

  7. Circuit of the Americas, March 26

  8. Richmond, April 2

  9. Bristol Dirt Race, April 9

  10. Martinsville, April 16

  11. Talladega, April 23

  12. Dover, April 30

  13. Kansas, May 7

  14. Darlington, May 14

  15. North Wilkesboro (All-Star Race), May 21*

  16. Charlotte, May 28

  17. Gateway, June 4

  18. Sonoma, June 11

  19. Nashville, June 25

  20. Chicago Street Race, July 2

  21. Atlanta, July 9

  22. New Hampshire July 16

  23. Pocono, July 23

  24. Richmond, July 30

  25. Michigan, August 6

  26. Indianapolis Road Cycle, August 13

  27. Watkins Glen Aug 20

  28. Daytona, August 26

  29. Darlington, September 3**

  30. Kansas, September 10**

  31. Bristol Night Race, September 16**

  32. Texas, September 24**

  33. Talladega, October 1**

  34. Charlotte Ruffal, October 8 **

  35. Las Vegas, October 15**

  36. Homestead-Miami, October 22**

  37. Martinsville, October 29 **

  38. Phoenix, November 5 **

Here is the Xfinity series table:

  1. Daytona, February 18

  2. Fontana February 25

  3. Las Vegas, March 4

  4. Phoenix, March 11

  5. Atlanta, March 18

  6. Circuit of the Americas, March 25

  7. Richmond, April 1

  8. Martinsville, April 15

  9. Talladega, April 22

  10. Dover, April 29

  11. Darlington, May 13

  12. Charlotte, May 27

  13. Portland, June 3

  14. Sonoma, June 10

  15. Nashville, June 24

  16. Chicago Street Race, July 1

  17. Atlanta, July 8

  18. New Hampshire July 15

  19. Pocono, July 22

  20. America Street, July 29

  21. Michigan, August 5

  22. Indianapolis Road Cycle, August 12

  23. Glen Watkins, August 19

  24. Daytona, August 25

  25. Darlington, September 2

  26. Kansas, September 9

  27. Bristol, September 15**

  28. Texas, September 23**

  29. Charlotte Ruffal, October 7 **

  30. Las Vegas, October 14 **

  31. Homestead-Miami, October 21**

  32. Martinsville, October 28**

  33. Phoenix, November 4 **

Here’s the Craftsman Truck Series schedule:

  1. Daytona, February 17

  2. Las Vegas, March 3

  3. Atlanta, March 18

  4. Circuit of the Americas, March 25

  5. Texas, April 1

  6. Bristol Dirt Race, April 8

  7. Martinsville, April 14

  8. Kansas, May 6

  9. Darlington, May 12

  10. North Wilkesboro, May 20

  11. Charlotte, May 26

  12. June 3 gate

  13. Nashville, June 23

  14. Mid Ohio, July 8

  15. Pocono, July 22

  16. Richmond, July 29

  17. Indianapolis Raceway Park, August 11**

  18. Milwaukee, August 27**

  19. Kansas, September 8 **

  20. Bristol Night Race, September 14**

  21. Talladega, September 30**

  22. Homestead-Miami, October 21**

  23. Phoenix, November 3 **

* Exhibition Race ** Elimination Race

What is the difference in the NASCAR 2023 schedule?

There were no major changes to the 2023 schedules, but there were several tracks that were added and removed:

  • New tracks on the Cup schedule: North Wilkesboro (All-Star Race), Chicago Street Race

  • New tracks on the Xfinity schedule: Sonoma, Chicago Street Race

  • New trails on the truck schedule: North Wilkesboro, Milwaukee

Here are several other changes to the 2023 Cup schedule:

  • Martinsville and Bristol Dirt switch weekends for spring race, so Bristol race stays on Easter night

  • The Martinsville Spring Race will be held on Sunday instead of Saturday night

  • The Summer Atlanta Race will take place on Sunday night instead of Sunday afternoon

  • Richmond and Indianapolis swap weekends for a summer race

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