The cutting edge NASCAR Cup Series vehicle is one bit nearer to completion.
NASCAR authorities affirmed on Monday during its yearly R&D media preparation that improvement on the case and interior segments had found some conclusion.
The new dashing stage is booked to make its authority debut in February 2022 during Daytona Speedweeks. The vehicle was initially planned to debut this season before COVID-19 postponed its turn of events.
John Probst, NASCAR senior VP of hustling advancement, says the postponement has really assisted the endorsing body with refining certain components of the spec vehicle project—particularly in accordance with cost control.
“In hindsight, when we were on target for 2021 and now we’ve gone through all of this, we look back and boy, we probably would’ve had our tongues hanging out right now if we were to launch it in 2021, which we could’ve done,” Probst said. “I think we’re certainly on schedule. We’re probably actually being able to spend a little more time since we pushed it out to 2022, focusing on a lot of the line-item costs.
“From a holistic point of view, we’re happy with (how the car turned out) but there are a few items we want to get better, and we have the time now to work with Dallara and our single source partners to keep the costs down.”
A couple of models were tried a joined multiple times in the course of recent months at various settings the nation over addressing each asphalt track type on the current Cup Series plan. The two most unmistakable test undercarriage were the Prototype 3 worked by Richard Childress Racing and another vehicle worked by the Action Express IMSA group.