NASCAR has officially pushed back the debut of the Next Gen car in a statement released Thursday afternoon:
"Due to challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, the debut of the Next Gen car will be delayed until 2022. The decision was made in collaboration with the OEMs and team owners. We will continue to develop the Next Gen car, and a revised testing timeline will be shared when more information is available."
- John Probst, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Racing Innovation
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) April 2, 2020