NASCAR Informed Teams Masks Are No Longer Required Outdoors

NASCAR Informed Drivers & Teams Masks Are No Longer Required Outdoors

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Thursday NASCAR announced it had updated its event operations protocol and that teams are no longer require to wear mask outdoors in the garage and pit area.

However, masks will still be mandatory inside buildings, team haulers, or any other enclosed areas and where state or local mandates necessitate mask use.

“Going forward, our focus is on encouraging everyone to get vaccinated and preventing indoor spread of COVID-19,” NASCAR said in a statement.

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The decision to drop the mask requirement comes as the CDC has said that the risk of outdoor transmission of COVID-19 is extremely low.

 


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