Could the News at Charlotte Motor Speedway Threaten the NASCAR Playoff Race?

Charlotte Motor Speedway is an iconic track for the NASCAR Cup Series. Not only because it’s the longest track in NASCAR, with 400 laps around the 600-mile track but also because the Coca-Cola 600 is one of four crown jewel races, including the Daytona 500, the Brickyard 400, and the Southern 500.

However, there is some bad news about the iconic track.


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The city of Charlotte has been experiencing stormy and shady weather recently. And unfortunately, the Charlotte Motor Speedway track faced some damage caused by the wind.

In fact, the wind seems to have reached 72mph, according to a meteorologist.

Now, the question we are all waiting for is, will this injury affect the playoff race?

The microburst seemed to be quite aggressive on a fallen tree, and the banners were broken. But fortunately, the damage wasn’t too bad. And, hopefully, the home of the 400-lap Coca-Cola 600 race should be up and running soon!


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Additionally, the NASCAR Cup Series Round of 12 Playoff race is on October 9th, at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. So, the track should be good at that time.

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Ultimately, what happened at Charlotte Motor Speedway was really sad. However, all we can say is that the magnitude of this damage is a blessing. There is a strong possibility that the racetrack will be fine during the Road Course race in the playoffs.

However, do you think the microburst can cause more damage than we see on the surface? Let us know in the comments.

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