NASCAR plans additional testing for the Next Gen car next season, a series official revealed during Monday’s test at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Twenty-one cars are taking part in the Next Gen test Monday and Tuesday on the Roval.
This is the first of four organizational tests before next season. The other organizational tests will be:
- Nov. 17-18 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway oval
- Dec. 14-15 at Phoenix Raceway
- Jan. 11-12 at Daytona International Speedway
John Probst, NASCAR senior vice president of racing innovation, said Monday that NASCAR also plans three other organizational tests next year.
Probst also detailed the packages to be used next season in Cup.
For road courses and short tracks, it will be 670 horsepower and a 4-inch spoiler.
For intermediate tracks, the plan is a 550-horsepower package with an 8-inch spoiler.
The package for Daytona and Talladega has not been determined. It will be finalized at the January test.
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