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Goodyear tire testing session at Michigan International Speedway canceled

Apr 02, 2017 Hit: 311 Written by 
Michigan International Speedway was scheduled to host three Cup series drivers this week for a Goodyear tire test, but it was canceled due to weather
Michigan International Speedway was scheduled to host three Cup series drivers this week for a Goodyear tire test, but it was canceled due to weather Photo courtesy of Michigan International Speedway

UPDATE:
Michigan International Speedway just got word that Goodyear has cancelled the tire test which was scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday this week (April 4th and 5th) due to the weather forecast. No rescheduling of the tire test has been announced so far.

The following drivers had been scheduled to test: 

·         No. 27 Paul Menard

·         No. 10 Danica Patrick

·         No. 78 Martin Truex, Jr.

The track had planned to open the Turn 1 Grandstand from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days for fans to watch the test free of charge.

Action returns to the track this summer.

Tickets start at $38 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 18 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 on August 13.

Children 12 and under are free on Friday and Saturday. On Sundays, children 12 and under tickets start at $20.  Children 12 and under can attend three days of NASCAR action for just $20, ensuring families a weekend of fun at affordable prices.

The first of the track’s two traditional NASCAR weekends in 2017 is June 16-18 with the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Corrigan Oil 200 on June 16; NASCAR XFINITY Series on June 17; and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 is on Father’s Day on June 18.

The Monster Energy Series will wind up its summertime stint at MIS with the Pure Michigan 400 on August 13. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series LTi Printing 200 is on August 12.

2017 Michigan International Speedway Schedule

Friday, June 16        ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Corrigan Oil 200 and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Qualifying

Saturday, June 17   NASCAR XFINITY Series

Sunday, June 18      Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400

Friday, Aug. 11        Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice and Qualifying

Saturday, Aug. 12   NASCAR Camping World Truck Series LTi Printing 200

Sunday, Aug. 13      Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pure Michigan 400

--Press release courtesy of Michigan International Speedway

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