NASCAR “Positive” and “Promising” After Rain Tire Test at Martinsville

Words such as “positive” and “promising” were among the descriptors used by John Probst, NASCAR’s Senior Vice President of Racing Innovation, as the one-day session drew to a close. The test, he said, wasn’t a tipping point toward a full-fledged yes or no on going forward with wet-weather tires on shorter oval tracks in certain conditions, but it was key to gathering data and feedback for further assessment.

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NASCAR prez Steve Phelps on Next Gen Car: “That car is going to be a game changer.”

Listen to what NASCAR President Steve Phelps had to say about the Next Gen NASCAR stock car…

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Next Gen Car Debut Delayed Until 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 2, 2020) – “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

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