The NASCAR Next Gen car will feature a single lug nut.
Tuesday saw NASCAR announce chances to the Cup Series stage lengths, along with provide updates on the NextGen car and tweaks to the Triple Truck Challenge and revealing the Xfinity Series’ Indianapolis road course layout.
Erik Jones spent Wednesday and Thursday testing NASCAR’s NextGen car at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Perhaps the most notable feature in his test car is a five/six-speed sequential transmission rather than the traditional four-speed H-shaped pattern.
Over Tuesday and Wednesday, Austin Dillon drove a generic version of NASCAR’s future: the NextGen car.
Austin Dillon and Richard Childress Racing will test NASCAR’s NextGen (Generation 7) car at Richmond this week.
Joey Logano spent Monday and Tuesday testing NASCAR’s Next Gen car. From a diffuser to improve downforce to a larger wheel to swapping spoiler sizes, the car hopes to be NASCAR’s future in 2021.