LVMS puts the brakes on remaining 2020 calendar

New restrictions made holding events a non-starter

Mitch Kelly
November 25, 2020 - 5:20 am
Christian Eckes, driver of the #51 SiriusXM Toyota, leads during the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series World of Westgate Las Vegas 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September 13, 2019

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Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - There won't be any racing for the Vegas Motor Speedway for the rest of the 2020 season.

The decision was made because of the new statewide restrictions in place by Governor Steve Sisolak on Sunday that greatly limit the amount of people who can attend outdoor gatherings. The three week so-clled "pause" is an attempt to slow the surge of coronavirus cases in Nevada.

The cancelations begin with this weekend's Thanksgiving Bracket Nationals, and go on to include the December 11th O’Reilly Auto Parts Midnight Mayhem, Import Face-Off, and the U.S Legends Cars/INEX Silver State Road Course Series.