A few changes have been made to the aerodynamics to the Gen-6 car and those will be tested in this opportunity. The NASCAR Sprint Cup series teams and drivers will practice drafting on the first day of testing on Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. ET on the Daytona track. Fan fest is set from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. ET where fans with wristbands can participate in an autograph session with Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Joey Logano, Matt Kenseth, Jamie McMurray, Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart. If you purchasing wristbands the day of the event, you can participate in an autograph session with AJ Allmendinger, Aric Almirola, Marcos Ambrose, Austin Dillon, David Gilliland, Denny Hamlin, Casey Mears, David Ragan, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Martin Truex Jr.
Practice will continue on Friday, Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series teams and drivers will be on the track Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11 and 12, for testing both days from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fan fest is set for Saturday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Finally, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) will be practicing from 9 a.m. to noon with drafting practice from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 and Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
The first points race of the season for the NCWTS will be the NEXTera 250 on Friday, Feb. 21 (time TBD). The Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race will be on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. ET and the Daytona 500 will begin at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 23.