2021 NASCAR Cup Series season embraces road racing

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For the first time in a NASCAR Cup Series season (1949-2021) the schedule calls for the series to visit seven different road course tracks – Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Circuit of The Americas (COTA), Watkins Glen International, Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course (ROVAL) and Road America.

The previous most road courses the NASCAR Cup Series competed on in one season was four back in 1964 and 1957.

SeriesTrackTrack TypeWinnerDateSeason
CupAugusta (RC)Road CourseFireball Roberts11/17/19631964
CupBridgehamptonRoad CourseBilly Wade7/12/19641964
CupRiversideRoad CourseDan Gurney1/19/19641964
CupWatkins GlenRoad CourseBilly Wade7/19/19641964
CupKitsapRoad CourseParnelli Jones8/4/19571957
CupLancasterRoad CourseMarvin Panch11/11/19561957
CupTitusville-CocoaRoad CourseFireball Roberts12/30/19561957
CupWatkins GlenRoad CourseBuck Baker8/4/19571957

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