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NASCAR Sprint Cup teams testing at Darlington Raceway this week

Bojangles' Southern 500

Bojangles’ Southern 500

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Darlington Raceway will host a Goodyear tire test today and an open test Wednesday as NASCAR Sprint Cup teams prepare for the Sept. 6 Southern 500.

Today’s tire test is scheduled to have Ryan Newman (Richard Childress Racing), Jamie McMurray (Chip Ganassi Racing), Greg Biffle (Roush Fenway Racing) and Clint Bowyer (Michael Waltrip Racing).

Wednesday’s open test - each organization is allowed to have one team if it chooses - is scheduled to have:

Aric Almirola (Richard Petty Motorsports)

Kurt Busch (Stewart-Haas Racing)

Kyle Busch (Joe Gibbs Racing)

Jimmie Johnson (Hendrick Motorsports)

Joey Logano (Team Penske)

Martin Truex Jr. (Furniture Row Racing)

Greg Biffle (Roush Fenway Racing)

Clint Bowyer (Michael Waltrip Racing)

Jamie McMurray (Chip Ganassi Racing)

Ryan Newman (Richard Childress Racing)

Wednesday’s test goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and is open to the public at no cost (today’s tire test is closed to the public). Two sections of the Colvin Grandstands on the backstretch will be open Wednesday. Fans need to use the Gate 3 entrance to the track off Highway 151. The parking lot is located next to the track’s administration building.

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