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Sport Cup Series driver, team roster for Next Gen testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway

00:12  15 december  2021
00:12  15 december  2021 Source:   nascar.com

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The NASCAR Cup Series Next Gen car will be on track for testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Wednesday, Nov. 17 and Thursday, Nov. These testing sessions follow the series ’ short-track test in October at Bowman Gray Stadium that consisted of a Goodyear tire test and generational star power turning laps at the historic venue. Wednesday will mark the fourth time the Next Gen car has appeared on the oval layout at the Concord, North Carolina, track.

CONCORD, N.C. — The first organizational test for NASCAR’s Next Gen car in the 2022 Cup Series is scheduled Monday and Tuesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway ’s road course. RELATED: Live show Tuesday, see on-track action Monday | Next Gen timeline. A total of 21 teams are set to participate, with drivers shaking down the new model on the 2.32-mile Roval circuit. The seventh- generation design is set to debut in the non-points Clash at the Coliseum exhibition on Feb. 6, with a full-fledged premiere in the season-opening Daytona 500 on Feb.

Cup Series driver, team roster for Next Gen testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway © Alejandro Alvarez NASCAR Digital Media Cup Series driver, team roster for Next Gen testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR officials released the team and driver lineup for two days of testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway as Cup Series organizations get more track time with the Next Gen cars that they will race in the 2022 season.

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Testing is set for Wednesday and Friday at the 1.5-mile Charlotte oval, with on-track sessions running from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET each day. A list of the drivers and teams scheduled to participate*:

No.Driver(s)OrganizationCar
2Austin CindricTeam PenskeFord
6Brad KeselowskiRFK RacingFord
7Corey LaJoieSpire MotorsportsChevrolet
8Tyler ReddickRichard Childress RacingChevrolet
9Chase ElliottHendrick MotorsportsChevrolet
10Aric AlmirolaStewart-Haas RacingFord
12Ryan BlaneyTeam PenskeFord
14Chase BriscoeStewart-Haas RacingFord
16Justin Haley, Daniel HemricKaulig RacingChevrolet
18Kyle BuschJoe Gibbs RacingToyota
19Martin Truex Jr.Joe Gibbs RacingToyota
21Harrison BurtonWood Brothers RacingFord
22Joey LoganoTeam PenskeFord
24William ByronHendrick MotorsportsChevrolet
38Todd Gilliland, Michael McDowellFront Row MotorsportsFord
42Ty DillonGMS Petty MotorsportsChevrolet
45Kurt Busch23XI RacingToyota
47Ricky Stenhouse Jr.JTG Daugherty RacingChevrolet
99Ross Chastain, Daniel SuarezTrackhouse RacingChevrolet

(* — note: entrants subject to change. Three- to four-car teams are permitted to test up to two cars each day; Team Penske’s No. 12 is scheduled for Wednesday only, and Penske’s No. 22 is scheduled to be a Friday participant.)

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