2020 Coke Zero Sugar 400
Daytona International Speedway has announced that beginning in 2020, the Coke Zero Sugar 400 NASCAR Cup Series race will shift from its July 4th Weekend date to Saturday night, Aug. 29 and will serve as the final race of the NASCAR regular season.
With this date change, the Coke Zero Sugar 400 will have an added layer and excitement and carry even more importance on the NASCAR schedule. The 160-lap, 400-mile race will provide one last opportunity for drivers to qualify for the NASCAR playoffs. Every competitor who has not previously secured a playoff spot can clinch with a victory in the Coke Zero Sugar 400. In addition, every finishing position could impact whether or not a driver will earn a coveted spot in the NASCAR playoffs.
2020 Coke Zero Sugar FAQs
- What will be the new date of the Coke Zero Sugar 400?
- What will be at stake for teams with the new race date for the Coke Zero Sugar 400?
- Will you still have a fireworks show at the end of the Coke Zero Sugar 400?
- Will you continue to host the NASCAR Xfinity Series event as part of the Coke Zero Sugar 400 Weekend?
- Are there any expected changes to the DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth schedule?
- If I purchased tickets to the 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400 or Circle K Firecracker 250, will I be able to purchase my same seats for the new race dates in August?
The Coke Zero Sugar 400, the NASCAR Cup Series race that has been traditionally held on July 4th weekend at Daytona International Speedway, will shift to a new date beginning in 2020 – Saturday night, Aug. 29 – and will serve as the final regular-season finale prior to the start of the NASCAR playoffs.
The Coke Zero Sugar 400 remains one of the cornerstone events on the NASCAR schedule. By making the Coke Zero Sugar 400 the final regular season race, we’ve raised the importance and significance of the event.
With playoff spots on the line, the stakes are going to be high for drivers and we expect the racing action to be intense throughout the entire field. With the traditional pack-style racing at DAYTONA that we come to expect, everyone is going to have a chance at victory, which would also clinch a coveted playoff berth. As we’ve seen over the years, anything can happen at DAYTONA.
Yes, it’s our intention to continue the fireworks following the conclusion of the race.
Yes, we will continue to host the Circle K Firecracker 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series as part of the race weekend. The race will be scheduled for Friday night, Aug. 28.
There are no changes to the DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth schedule, which includes The Clash at DAYTONA and the DAYTONA 500.
Yes, all account holders will have the first right to renew for the 2020 August race weekend. This includes tickets, parking, camping and fan hospitality. Renewal invoices are scheduled to be mailed in late September.