BROOKLYN, Mich. (WXYZ) — NASCAR announced the June race scheduled for Michigan International Speedway has been postponed.
The FireKeeprs Casino 400 race weekend was scheduled for June 5-7 at MIS but will be rescheduled to a later date yet to be determined.
“We want to thank our loyal fans who were set to attend our June race weekend,” said Michigan International Speedway President Rick Brenner. “The health and safety of our guests, stakeholders, employees and community are of the upmost importance. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate these challenging times and we look forward to racing again soon at Michigan International Speedway.”
The Consumers Energy 400 is still scheduled for MIS the weekend of Aug. 7-9.
Instead, NASCAR announced an updated schedule which includes a race in Atlanta that weekend.
NASCAR will resume this weekend with a race in Darlington.
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