2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Schedule

NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES 2003 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED October race at Lowe's Motor Speedway switched to prime time DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2002) - National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) officials announced Monday the 2003 NASCAR ...

2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Schedule

NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES 2003 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED October race at Lowe's Motor Speedway switched to prime time

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2002) - National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) officials announced Monday the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series schedule, a lineup of 36 series championship events that will begin Feb. 16 with the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

The season - which will end Nov. 16 at Homestead-Miami Speedway - has no changes from 2002 in terms of the number of races on the schedule or the sites. But there is one significant alteration: The annual fall event at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., has been switched to a Saturday night (Oct. 11).

The NASCAR Winston Cup Series again visits 23 tracks, in a total of 19 states.

2003 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES SCHEDULE

Feb. 16-Daytona International Speedway
Feb. 23-North Carolina Speedway
March 2-Las Vegas Motor Speedway
March 9-Atlanta Motor Speedway
March 16-Darlington Raceway
March 23-Bristol Motor Speedway
March 30-Texas Motor Speedway
April 6-Talladega Superspeedway
April 13-Martinsville Speedway
April 27-California Speedway
May 3-Richmond International Raceway
May 25-Lowe's Motor Speedway
June 1-Dover International Speedway
June 8-Pocono Raceway
June 15-Michigan International Speedway
June 22-Infineon Raceway
July 5-Daytona International Speedway
July 13-Chicagoland Speedway
July 20-New Hampshire International Speedway
July 27-Pocono Raceway
Aug. 3-Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Aug. 10-Watkins Glen International
Aug. 17-Michigan International Speedway
Aug. 23-Bristol Motor Speedway
Aug. 31-Darlington Raceway
Sept. 6-Richmond International Raceway
Sept. 14-New Hampshire International Speedway
Sept. 21-Dover International Speedway
Sept. 28-Talladega Superspeedway
Oct. 5-Kansas Speedway
Oct. 11-Lowe's Motor Speedway
Oct. 19-Martinsville Speedway
Oct. 26-Atlanta Motor Speedway
Nov. 2-Phoenix International Raceway
Nov. 9-North Carolina Speedway
Nov. 16-Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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