IRL: Kyle Petty Will Not Test IRL Car

Dallas-Fort Worth - As Panther Racing and the Panther "Pack" prepare to compete in the Texas Motor Speedway Longhorn 500, much discussion has centered around the recent news that NASCAR Winston Cup driver Kyle Petty would have a seat fitted in ...

Dallas-Fort Worth - As Panther Racing and the Panther "Pack" prepare to compete in the Texas Motor Speedway Longhorn 500, much discussion has centered around the recent news that NASCAR Winston Cup driver Kyle Petty would have a seat fitted in preparation for a test at Atlanta Motor Speedway next Tuesday.  Because of a last minute obligation, Petty was unable to make his flight for the seat fitting and Petty Enterprises has notified Panther Racing that Kyle Petty will not participate in the test.

Panther Racing, current Pep Boys IRL owners points leader, will still participate in the test with Pennzoil Panther Racing G Force driver Scott Goodyear on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.  Goodyear led the most laps before finishing fourth in last years IRL race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Series IndyCar , NASCAR Cup
Drivers Kyle Petty
Teams Panther Racing