NASCAR and its teams are testing the new cars’ ability to execute multi-car, tandem-style drafting, with drivers Jeff Burton of Richard Childress Racing, Kasey Kahne (Hendrick Motorsports) and Juan Pablo Montoya (Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing; all driving the still-disguised Chevrolet SS.
Sam Hornish Jr.is at the wheel of a new, Penske Racing Ford Fusion, while 2013 Sprint Cup rookie Ricky Stenhouse Jr., shakes down a Fusion from the Roush Fenway Racing stable.
Toyota is represented by Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano and Michael Waltrip Racing’s Brian Vickers.
Today’s session runs from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time, and is open to the public. Section Y of Talladega’s backstretch Allison Grandstand is open for seating, fans are invited to park in Lot 6E and enter the grandstands through gate P-22.