NASCAR adds new chicane to Daytona road course

The 14-turn, three.57-mile course will host the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Truck Assortment, together with ARCA. The occasion was created following the cancellation of the Watkins Glen weekend.

An extra chicane is being added to the exit of oval Flip four to have the power to sluggish the vehicles down earlier to they enter Flip 1 on the freeway course.

Turn 4 Skid Pad Chicane

Flip four Skid Pad Chicane

by: NASCAR Media

“NASCAR and its OEMs ran fairly only some simulations to hunt out out the course establishing and engine/aero bundle for the inaugural NASCAR race on the Daytona Worldwide Speedway avenue course,” talked about John Probst, NASCAR’s senior vice chairman of racing innovation. “On account of predicted excessive speeds and a whole lot on the braking system, NASCAR will add a chicane off oval Flip four at Daytona and swap to a excessive downforce 750 hp aero/engine bundle for the NASCAR Cup Assortment race on Aug. 16. We ponder it’ll mix automotive effectivity and security to provide the one avenue course race for our followers.”

Cup groups will use the acute downforce bundle, nonetheless with 750 horsepower. Race lengths might very efficiently be seen beneath:

Assortment Phases Full laps Full miles
Cup  15/30/65 65 234.65
Xfinity 15/30/52 52 187.72
Vans 12/25/44 44 158.85


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