Ten Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are scheduled to take part in a two-day organizational test Tuesday and Wednesday at Chicagoland Speedway in preparation for this season's playoff opener, set for Sunday, Sept. 17.
Expected to be on hand to represent their respective organizations are seven-time series champion Jimmie Johnson (Hendrick Motorsports), Austin Dillon (Richard Childress Racing), Jamie McMurray (Chip Ganassi Racing), Ty Dillon (Germain Racing), Matt Kenseth (Joe Gibbs Racing), Brad Keselowski (Team Penske), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Roush Fenway Racing), Aric Almirola (Richard Petty Motorsports), Kurt Busch (Stewart-Haas Racing) and Ryan Blaney (Wood Brothers Racing).
In addition to the teams testing, Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota will have their respective wheel force cars on hand at the 1.5-mile track to gather data. Alex Bowman is scheduled to drive the Chevrolet WFT car while Landon Cassill (Ford) and Drew Herring (Toyota) will handle the testing work for their respective manufacturers.
Among those currently not scheduled to test at Chicago are Furniture Row Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing and Front Row Motorsports.
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