CONCORD, N.C. – Due to escalating concerns and mixed guidance from various county, state and health organizations with regard to the impact and response to coronavirus, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series has postponed all events through April 9.
“This decision has not been made lightly, and while everyone in our sport wants to race, we believe this is the right decision given the traveling nature of our Series and the local makeup of our events,” series officials said in a statement.
“The series will continue to monitor the situation as it develops, and provide additional information at a later date. The health and safety of our community is our top priority.”
Events postponed included races at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, Texas, LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas, USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley, Ariz., Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway, Santa Maria (Calif.) Raceway and Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif.
Makeup dates for the postponed races have not been announced.
Updates on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, not scheduled to compete until March 27, will be provided at a later date.