NASCAR adds additional testing for Sprint Cup, Xfinity teams

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In a bulletin issued on Wednesday afternoon, NASCAR has added a Goodyear tire test for both Martinsville Speedway and Kansas Speedway next month.

Richard Childress Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing, Roush Fenway Racing, and Furniture Row Racing each will have a team participate in the Martinsville test Oct. 4-5. The Sprint Cup Series will then return for their second trip to the 0.526-mile short track this season Oct. 30.

The Kansas test will take place Oct. 17, the Monday following the Hollywood Casino 400 there, with a team each from Stewart-Haas Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Team Penske, and Furniture Row Racing. A rain date is scheduled for Oct. 18.

Also in the bulletin, a NASCAR test will be held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in October for Xfinity Series teams. It is scheduled for Oct. 10 with the rain date Oct. 11.

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