The Top-10 Stories Of 2020

The return of NASCAR on Sunday at Darlington Raceway was exactly what the country needed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (NASCAR Photo)
NASCAR led the way in returning to action amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (NASCAR Photo)

The resiliency of the motorsports industry was on full display during 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic produced a new normal for people around the world.

Following a brief shutdown in the spring, racing was able to resume in certain parts of the country. Through all the restrictions and regulations intended to slow the spread of COVID-19, races were run and champions were crowned as the industry found unique and innovative ways to present its high-speed form of entertainment.

Keeping with that spirit, we continue a SPEED SPORT tradition that dates back nearly four decades by examining 10 stories — besides the virus — that had a significant impact on the sport during the course of the season.

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