AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- NASCAR Sprint Cup teams completed testing
Wednesday at repaved and reconfigured Phoenix International
Thirty-five teams hit the mile oval on the second day of the
test in preparation for the Kobalt Tools 500 on Nov. 13, the ninth
event in the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
The new configuration also features variable banking, a longer
dogleg and improved pit road.
The 47-year-old track was last repaved 20 years ago.
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