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Sport Charlotte Motor Speedway's 'roval' course remains a mystery after testing

06:10  12 july  2018
06:10  12 july  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

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Drivers found the new course, a 17-turn, 2.28-mile run that includes portions of the infield and the high-speed oval, somewhat of a mystery during testing Tuesday.

That was before and after changes.

There was a two-hour delay in the all-day test session because of an issue with an artificial chicane designed to slow speeds on the oval’s backstretch. In early-morning test runs. Drivers were rolling through the chicane area across rumble strips, in effect shortening the distance and generally maintaining high speeds.

To correct the issue, two additional rows of rumble strips and a tire barrier were added to the area, making it impossible to “defeat” the chicane and forcing drivers to slow down

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Numerous drivers and crew chiefs joined NASCAR and track officials in the chicane area to discuss and refine the changes.

Drivers spent much of the day testing routes and best turn entries around the course. Sixteen drivers participated, and more are expected at a second test session July 17.

“It’s taken a bit to learn the track,” said Kasey Kahne as engineers from his team examined computer input from his laps. “It’s very unique and different. It’s sketchy in so many spots that you don’t want to step over the line and crash and be sitting at the lake.”

Asked about the best passing spot on the course, Kahne said, “I’m not sure at this point there’s going to be any passing. We’ll have to see how it all plays out. The oval is part of it, but you have a bus stop (the backstretch chicane) coming up. You can barely get one car through there, not two.

“It’s going to be technically tough, and we’ll have to figure out those spots as we go, but I have no clue right now.”

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Chicane work delayed the test during the middle of the day. It was halted after Bubba Wallace lost control of his car and hit a tire barrier at the entrance to the road course. Wallace’s car received extensive right-side damage.

Because of the delay, NASCAR extended the end of the test session from 5 to 6 p.m. ET.

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