CONCORD, N.C. – The inaugural NASCAR weekend at Circuit of the Americas will also feature the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Series sanctioned on May 21-23.
“NASCAR’s inaugural weekend at COTA will be one of the most entertaining motorsport festivals of the entire year,” said Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith. “With the addition of the IMSA Lamborghinis, we’ve put together a wide-open, three-day adrenaline rush for both stock car and sports car fans.”
Racing at COTA for the first time since 2017, the Lamborghini series will run two 45-minute practice sessions on Friday and two 50-minute races – the first Saturday evening and then another Sunday afternoon. Competition will include the four North American continental championship categories: Pro, Pro-Am, Am and Lamborghini Cup. Schedules are subject to change.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be returning to Circuit of The Americas with Lamborghini Super Trofeo in 2021,” said Chris Ward, Head of Motorsports – Lamborghini America.
“The circuit remains a favorite with our teams and drivers, and we are particularly excited to be returning on such a special weekend to coincide with the inaugural visit of the NASCAR Cup Series. I know our Texas Dealers are already planning their activations for what will be a fantastic weekend of on-track action.”
Three-day weekend packages are on sale now at NASCARatCOTA.com with general admission access starting at $99 and reserved seating starting at $125. Fans can save an additional 20 percent on adult weekend packages by purchasing by midnight on Dec. 1.
Fans will get their first glimpse of the weekend action as drivers from the NASCAR Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series and the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Series take their first practice laps on the road course on Friday, May 21.
On Saturday, May 22, the on-track action will heat up with practice and qualifying sessions for each series, NASCAR Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series races as well as the first Lamborghini race.
The weekend will conclude with the second Lamborghini race plus qualifying and the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race at COTA on Sunday, May 23.