Charlotte “Roval” Test Met With Mixed Reviews, Including Race Distance That May Be Way Too Long

Four drivers took to the new Charlotte Motor Speedway “roval” this week as part of a two-day test. NASCAR and Goodyear were both looking for feedback on this test in preparation for next year’s Bank of America 500k. But, the test led to some mixed feedback from the drivers that participated. Kurt Busch was one of the drivers to participate in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. The Daytona 500 champion said that the track to him was definitely needing some changes to the layout and that the slower speeds in the…

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Goodyear Brings New Tire to Daytona for Both Cup/XFINITY Series Races, Hoping For More Stability

Daytona Beach, Fla – For the first time since 2013, Goodyear brought a new tire combination to the Daytona International Speedway this weekend. In July of that year, Goodyear brought a very good tire, one that stayed for the nearly four years since. But, with a focus on improving the grip levels at the 2.5-mile track this weekend, the tire company used a tire test back on April 12 to test some new options. In that test, Danica Patrick, Joey Logano, Ryan Newman, Erik Jones and Alex Bowman worked on different…

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