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Texas is next test for NASCAR's new Sprint Cup car

Updated: April 11, 2013, 8:33 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas -- One of the key moments in the development of NASCAR's new Sprint Cup car came in a multicar test at Texas last fall.

Now six races into the first season with the new model cars, they get to race on that 1½-mile high-banked track Saturday night.

"Texas really was one of the pivotal moments of the development of this car and the package that we handed off to the teams to race this year, `' Robin Pemberton, NASCAR vice president of competition, said Thursday.

"I ...

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