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NASCAR Releases 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Schedule, Includes Addition of Portland International Raceway

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 12: Ty Dillon, driver of the #54 Bass Pro Shops Toyota, Riley Herbst, driver of the #98 Monster Energy Ford, Austin Cindric, driver of the #22 Verizon 5G Ford, and Josh Berry, driver of the #8 FilterTime Chevrolet, practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2021 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

On Wednesday morning, NASCAR officially unveiled schedules for both the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, which will feature new venues and returns to previous facilities.

As initially reported by The Athletic, Portland International Raceway has been added to the NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule in 2022, with the event taking place on Saturday, June 4th, while the NASCAR Cup Series heads to World Wide Technology Raceway for the first time ever. The move is the culmination of a long-sought return to the Pacific Northwest, which is viewed as an untapped market.

“For the NASCAR Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series, we loved the idea of being able to deliver new road courses to both schedules and a short track for the Camping World Trucks while still returning to our traditional venues and the new tracks we introduced in 2021,” said Ben Kennedy, NASCAR senior vice president of strategy and innovation. “Not only do these changes continue to deliver on what our fans are asking for, but we feel they will create even more drama and intensity as drivers battle to win championships at Phoenix Raceway in November.”

The season will begin at Daytona International Speedway (February 19) and will continue its regular season through September, crowning the regular-season champion at Bristol Motor Speedway (September 24). The series’ playoff action will begin September 24 at Texas Motor Speedway, with elimination events at Charlotte’s ROVAL (October 8) and Martinsville Speedway (October 29).


DateRace No. TrackNotes
Saturday, February 191Daytona-- No Date Change --
Saturday, February 26 2Auto Club-- Re-Added to 2022 NXS Schedule --
-- Was Race 5 (2019) --
Saturday, March 53Las Vegas-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 4 (2020) --
Saturday, March 124Phoenix-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 5 (2021) --
Saturday, March 195Atlanta-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 6 (2021) --
Saturday, March 266COTA
-- Moves from May to March --
-- Was Race 11 (2021) --
Saturday, April 27Richmond-- Moves from September to April --
-- Was Race 25 (2021) --
Friday, April 88Martinsville-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 7 (2021) --
Saturday, April 239Talladega-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 8 (2021) --
Saturday, April 3010Dover-- Moves from May to April --
-- Was Race 10 (2021) --
Saturday, May 711Darlington-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 9 (2021) --
Saturday, May 2112Texas-- Moves from June to May --
-- Was Race 14 (2021) --
Saturday, May 2813Charlotte-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 12 (2021) --
Saturday, June 414Portland-- New Venue for 2022 --
Saturday, June 2515Nashville-- Moves Back One Week --
Saturday, July 216Road America-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 17 (2021) --
Saturday, July 917Atlanta-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 18 (2021) --
Saturday, July 1618New Hampshire-- No Date Change --
-- Was Race 19 (2021) --
Saturday, July 2319Pocono-- Moves From June to July --
-- Was Race 16 (2021) --
Saturday, July 3020Indy RC-- Moved Ahead Two Weeks --
-- Was Race 21 (2021) --
Saturday, August 621Michigan-- Moved Ahead Two Weeks --
-- Was Race 22 (2021) --
Saturday, August 2022Watkins Glen-- Moved Back Two Weeks --
-- Was Race 20 (2021) --
Friday, August 2623Daytona-- No Date Change --
Saturday, September 324Darlington-- No Date Change --
Saturday, September 1025Kansas-- Moves from October to September --
-- Was Race 31 (2021) --
Friday, September 1626Bristol-- No Date Change --
Saturday, September 2427Texas-- Moves from October to September --
-- Was Race 30 (2021) --
Saturday, October 128Talladega-- No Date Change --
Saturday, October 829Charlotte "ROVAL"-- No Date Change --
Saturday, October 1530Las Vegas-- Moves from September to October --
-- Was Race 27 (2021) --
Saturday, October 2231 Homestead-Miami-- Moves from February to October --
-- Was Race 3 (2021) --
Saturday, October 2932Martinsville-- No Date Change --
Saturday, November 533Phoenix-- No Date Change --

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