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Video: First In-Car Driving Footage of NextGen Car Shows us New Fifth Gear

NASCAR has concluded it’s third test session of their NextGen race car. This time, the test was at Homestead-Miami Speedway with Erik Jones behind the wheel.

The sanctioning body released an in-car video of some of the action, and it’s our first taste of seeing the new sequential six-speed transmission actually being used. While we never see the car go into sixth gear, we do get to see fifth gear for the first time.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for TobyChristie.com. He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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