Nationwide Series driver roster for Preseason Thunder
January 09, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com
Two days of testing for Nationwide Series begins on Saturday at Daytona
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Team Penske, Richard Childress Racing, Roush Fenway Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing are among the organizations particpating in the two days of Nationwide Series testing.
Moving up from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Chase Elliott will be testing in the No. 9 for JR Motorsports. It was announced this week that Elliott would joining the JR Motorsports team for 2014. Bill Elliott, a former champion of NASCAR's premier series and Chase's father, will be testing Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s car for JR Motorsports.
Also making the transition from the Truck Series is Ty Dillon who will be testing in the No. 3 for Richard Childress Racing.
Also of note, Dylan Kwasniewski will be testing the No. 32 car for Turner Scott Motorsports. Kwasniewski, 18, won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East title in 2013 and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West title in 2012.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series first day of testing was scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 9, but rain washed out Day 1 of testing. Sprint Cup Series testing is scheduled for Friday.
The Truck Series will have its sessions on Monday and Tuesday.
Below is the full roster of drivers participating in the two days of Nationwide Series testing.
NNS Daytona Test - January 11-12, 2014
|23||Ware Racing||Ryan Ellis|
|28||Long||Matt Carter/Harrison Rhodes|
|52||Jimmy Means||Joey Gase|
|84||Billy Boat||Chad Boat|
|85||Bobby Gerhart||Bobby Gerhart|