The NASCAR Cup Collection will hit the observe at Street America for the primary time since 1956 with Sunday’s Jockey Made in America 250 (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), whereas the Xfinity Collection races the Henry 180 on Saturday (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
However earlier than all of the motion, we analyze all of the twists and turns of the 14-turn, 4.048-mile Street America course to get you prepared for a historic Fourth of July weekend. See the turn-by-turn breakdown beneath as we trip together with Justin Haley throughout Xfinity Collection motion in 2020.
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TURN 1: Automobiles will rocket from the start-finish line downhill to the primary flip of the street course, which is a flat right-hand nook. Drivers will likely be heavy on the brakes to make it via with out going into the run-off space.
TURNS 2 & 3: The second flip is much less of a nook and extra of slightly right-hand kink within the observe earlier than reaching Flip 3. Automobiles will achieve a little bit of velocity earlier than decelerating and downshifting for the right-hander.
TURN 4: Like Flip 2, the fourth flip is extra of a right-hand kink within the longer straightaway as drivers method Flip 5.
TURN 5: After gaining a good quantity of velocity in Flip 4 via the Moraine Sweep, drivers will likely be on the brakes and certain downshifting to first gear coming into the primary left-hand activate the street course.
TURN 6 & 7: The left-hand sixth flip will come shortly after a brief chute up the hill, as drivers will transfer as much as second gear, staying in the identical gear via the right-hand Flip 7.
TURN 8: Drivers will hurry up via Hurry Downs to seize third gear out of Flip 7 earlier than downshifting proper again to second gear for the left-hand eighth flip, one of many sharpest activates the course.
TURNS 9 & 10: That is what’s known as “The Carousel” portion of the course, which is an extended, sweeping right-hand collection of corners. Drivers will roll via the flip in second gear and feather the throttle so as to carry velocity via it with out going over the sting.
TURN 11: Drivers will seize third gear popping out of the Carousel and roll via this slight right-hander — the Kink. It’s not a heavy braking zone, however they are going to have to be cautious after they get again on the throttle.
TURN 12: Drivers will likely be in fourth gear via Kettle Bottoms and downshift all the best way right down to second and heavy on the brakes for Canada Nook, the right-hand twelfth flip.
TURN 13: Drivers will keep in second gear after Flip 12 and roll via this left-hand nook — the Invoice Mitchell Bend — with out upshifting going uphill.
TURN 14: The ultimate nook is a right-hander as drivers will roll via it nonetheless in second gear earlier than launching again out onto the frontstretch and upshifting up the hill to fourth gear again to the start-finish line.