Nascar moves race from Watkins Glen due to New York state Covid-19 restrictions

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US stock car racing series Nascar is moving a scheduled road race from Watkins Glen International to Daytona International Speedway in August because of Covid-19 health and safety restrictions in New York state.

New York currently mandates a 14-day quarantine for those visiting from various states which have experienced spikes in coronavirus cases in recent weeks. This includes North Carolina, where the majority of Nascar teams are based.

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