Michigan International Speedway Adds Event to August Race Weekend 2021

Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI — December 4, 2020

While Michigan International Speedway has only one Cup Series race scheduled for 2021, they have added a new event for the race weekend Friday, August 20-22, 2021.

The ARCA Menards Series has finalized its 2021 schedule, which includes a race at Michigan International Speedway on Friday, August 20.  That race will kick off the NASCAR weekend at MIS, which will also consist of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race on August 21 and the NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday, August 22.

The 2021 ARCA Menards Series opens on Saturday, February 13 at Daytona International Speedway and concludes with the championship event at Kansas Speedway in October. The 20-race schedule will be contested at 19 different venues.

The ARCA Menards Series boasts a long tradition at Michigan International Speedway having staged at least one race in the Irish Hills each year since 1990.  Overall, there have been 39 races in the Series held at MIS.  Riley Herbst held off eventual 2020 Series champion Bret Holmes to take the checkered flag in the VizCom 200 on August 9, 2020, at MIS.

Tickets for the 2021 NASCAR race weekend at MIS are available at mispeedway.com/tickets.

For more information, fans can call 888-905-RACE (7223).

Michigan International Speedway 2021 Season

Friday, August 20:               ARCA Menards Series race

Saturday, August 21:           NASCAR Xfinity Series race

Sunday, August 22:             NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400

About Michigan International Speedway

Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is NASCAR’s fastest racetrack. It has been the love of NASCAR racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike for more than 50 years.  With MIS being situated in the backyard of the sport’s three original equipment manufacturers, the OEM of the winning driver is presented with the coveted Michigan Heritage Trophy following the track’s NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400.


The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West, and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series.

The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, Americrown Service, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).