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Drivers announced for Next Gen test at Charlotte Roval

Three years ago, "The Roval" made its debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and as the 2021 edition of the race approaches, drivers take a look back at their initial experiences at the unique track.

CONCORD, N.C. - Reigning champion Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson are among the drivers scheduled to take part in the Next Gen test Monday and Tuesday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.

This marks the most cars at a Next Gen test. The car will be used beginning next season and make its debut in the Feb. 6 NASCAR Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Those scheduled to compete in the Next Gen test at the Charlotte Roval:

No. 00 StarCom Racing ChevroletKaz Grala
No. 4 Stewart Haas Racing FordKevin Harvick & Aric Almirola
No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports ChevroletKyle Larson
No. 7 Spire Motorsports ChevroletCorey Lajoie
No. 8 Richard Childress Racing ChevroletTyler Reddick
No. 12 Team Penske FordRyan Blaney
No. 14 Stewart Haas Racing FordChase Briscoe & Cole Custer
No. 16 Kaulig Racing ChevroletAJ Allmendinger & Justin Haley
No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing FordChris Buescher
No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing ToyotaMartin Truex Jr.
No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing FordAustin Cindric
No. 22 Team Penske FordJoey Logano
No. 23 23XI Racing ToyotaBubba Wallace
No. 27 Hezeberg/Reaume FordLoris Hezemans & Jacques Villenueve
No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing ChevroletRoss Chastain
No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports ChevroletErik Jones
No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing ChevroletRicky Stenhouse Jr.
No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports ChevroletAlex Bowman
No. 51 Petty Ware Racing ChevroletJoey Hand & Cody Ware
No. 94 GMS Racing ChevroletTy Dillon
No. 99 TrackHouse Racing ChevroletDaniel Suarez

The test is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. ET each day.

Plans are for teams to test the Next Gen car in November on the Charlotte oval, in December at Phoenix and in January at Daytona.