September 20, 2020
  • 4:54 pm Bristol Motor Speedway, Sept. 2020
  • 5:21 am Richmond & Tuscan GP, Sept. 2020
  • 2:32 am Darlington & Monza, Sept 2020
  • 4:07 am Daytona, Gateway & Spa-Francorchamps, August 2020
  • 6:48 pm Dover Int’l Speedway, August 2020

Updates & info on TS Beta is available at Facebook.com/RaceWeather.net – It should be configured so that you do not even need a FB account to see it.

Sept 19 update Cup Green flag scheduled for 7:45 PM EDT

NASCAR at Bristol (Sept 17 – 19)


For today, a ridge of high pressure is bringing drier conditions, along with slowly clearing skies, and cooler temperatures. (And at this point, this is a verification of the WCS long-range outlook from the past several weeks.)

Sat Sept 19 – Cup Series, Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, 7:30 PM, NBCSN, Partly cloudy, Hi: 72

This week is Episode 200 of the Lapped Traffic podcast. Brandon with have a cacophony of guests, along with show regulars, including Brian Neudorff and myself. Be sure to tune in!

If you are a fan of the race week forecasts & in-race updates, please support thru Patreon for as little as $2/mo.

Extended Outlook

Using the World Climate Service (WCS) subseasonal forecast products, RaceWeather is now producing extended outlooks for both NASCAR and F1 weekends.

Learn more about the World Climate Service – Leaders in long-range forecasting on a seasonal & subseasonal scale – at worldclimateservice.com/

NASCAR at Las Vegas (Sept 25-27)

At this time, there is a moderate to strong signal for above normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation. We are normally seeing this as part of the monsoon season, but this has a weaker year for this pattern.

NASCAR at Talladega (Oct 3-4)

At this time, there are weak signals for below normal temperatures & above normal rainfall.


F1 at Sochi Autodrom (Sept 25-27)

At this time, there is a moderate to strong signal for below normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation.

F1 at Nürburgring (Oct 9-11)

At this time, there are no signals for any departures from normal temperatures or precipitation.

This week (Ep. 199), Jeff Gluck was the guest on the Lapped Traffic podcast. I talked about the racing at Darlington, since he won’t let me talk about Monza. I also had the Richmond Richway forecast. The Countdown to 200 is on!

If you are a fan of the race week forecasts & in-race updates, please support thru Patreon for as little as $2/mo.

Extended Outlook

Using the World Climate Service (WCS) subseasonal forecast products, RaceWeather is now producing extended outlooks for both NASCAR and F1 weekends.

Learn more about the World Climate Service – Leaders in long-range forecasting on a seasonal & subseasonal scale – at worldclimateservice.com/

NASCAR at Bristol (Sept 17-19)

At this time, there is a moderate signal for below normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation.

NASCAR at Las Vegas (Sept 25-27)

At this time, there is a weak signal for above normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation.

F1 at Sochi Autodrom (Sept 25-27)

At this time, there is a weak signal for below normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation.

F1 at Nürburgring (Oct 9-11)

At this time, there is a weak signal for below normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation.

Extended Outlook

Using the World Climate Service (WCS) subseasonal forecast products, RaceWeather is now producing extended outlooks for both NASCAR and F1 weekends.

Learn more about the World Climate Service – Leaders in long-range forecasting on a seasonal & subseasonal scale – at worldclimateservice.com/

NASCAR at Bristol (Sept 17-19)

At this time, there is a weak signal for below normal temperatures. There is no signal currently for precipitation.

F1 at Sochi Autodrom (Sept 25-27)


The WCS multi-model is currently showing no strong signals for rainfall or temperatures.

This week (Ep. 198), Cup Series driver, Tyler Reddick, was the special guest. Brian Neudorff (@NASCAR_WXMAN) will talk about the racing at Daytona & Gateway, along with the Darlington outlook. The Countdown to 200 is on!

If you are a fan of the race week forecasts & in-race updates, please support thru Patreon for as little as $2/mo.