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Entry list for Charlotte Gen-6 test at 33

January 15, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com

Charlotte Test Main

Drivers, teams prep for next stage in preseason shakedowns

NASCAR confirmed Tuesday a total of 33 drivers as participants in the next round of preseason testing, scheduled Thursday and Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The test will be the second go-around at the 1.5-mile track for the sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car, which will make its debut this season. The new model, which bears a much closer resemblance to its street-car counterpart, hit the pavement for its first official test at the Concord, N.C., facility Dec. 11-12 of last year.

The entry list for the Charlotte test has two fewer cars than last week's Preseason Thunder test at Daytona International Speedway, but the cast of characters is slightly changed. Regan Smith, Austin Dillon, Josh Wise, Travis Kvapil and David Reutimann tested at Daytona, but will not be in Charlotte for practice runs. But David Ragan and David Stremme, both absent from Daytona, will participate at the Charlotte test.

Smith is scheduled to enter the season-opening Daytona 500 on Feb. 24 in the Phoenix Racing No. 51 Chevrolet. Dillon is scheduled to make his debut in the Great American Race in a fourth entry from Richard Childress Racing.

Testing at Charlotte is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET each day. Admission is free.

Car #
Driver Team
1
Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
2
Brad Keselowski Penske Racing
5
Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports
9
Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports
10
Danica Patrick Stewart Haas Racing
11
Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing
13
Casey Mears Germain Racing
14
Tony Stewart Stewart Haas Racing
15
Clint Bowyer Michael Waltrip Racing
16
Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing
17
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing
18
Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing
20
Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing
21
Trevor Bayne Wood Brothers Racing
22
Joey Logano Penske Racing
24
Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports
27
Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing
29
Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing
30
David Stremme Swan Racing
31
Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing
34
David Ragan Front Row Motorsports
36
Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing
39
Ryan Newman Stewart Haas Racing
42
Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
43
Aric Almirola Richard Petty Motorsports
47
Bobby Labonte JTG-Daugherty Racing
48
Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports
55
Mark Martin Michael Waltrip Racing
56
Martin Truex Jr. Michael Waltrip Racing
78
Kurt Busch Furniture Row Racing
88
Dale Earnhardt Jr Hendrick Motorsports
95
Scott Speed Leavine Family Racing
99
Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing
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