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Two races down in the 2013 season, two different tests for the new “Gen-6″ racecar are complete. Already, opinions from drivers and fans are pouring in regarding the style of racing that the new car provides.
“I think these cars probably drive easier than any race car I’ve ever driven in my life by themselves, and probably the hardest to drive of any race car I’ve ever driven in traffic,” said Brad Keselowski following fourth place finish Sunday at Phoenix.
“I think we can get that a little bit better and probably make them a little more difficult to drive by yourself, but a little easier to drive in traffic, we could have even better races than what we had today.”
When creating the Gen-6 racecars, NASCAR wanted to create manufacture identity and at the same time improve the quality of racing at in the Sprint Cup Series after six full seasons with the car formerly known as the “Car of Tomorrow” in which fans weren’t thrilled by the type of racing they saw.
In order to try to improv
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