Briefly speaking from Loudon, N.H.:
Denny Hamlin, David Gilliland, David Stremme, Michael Waltrip and Clint Bowyer will participate in a Goodyear tire test for the car of tomorrow at Daytona on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Speaking of Daytona, the track will add a second deck for fans to look into the Cup garages in its FanZone in time for next year’s Daytona 500. The new deck will overlook the south side of the garage and will have a bridge connecting it to the existing on the north side.
Richard Petty will be honored with the Achievement in Motorsports Tribute Award when the North Carolina Motorsports Association holds second annual awards banquet on January 31 in Charlotte.