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Elliott takes Chevy Camaro for 1st NASCAR Cup laps at Texas

Chase Elliott took the new Chevrolet Camaro for its inaugural NASCAR Cup laps on Tuesday and Martin Truex Jr. climbed into his Toyota for the first time since becoming series champion. Soon-to-be clean-shaven Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola, both with new teams, ran laps at Texas Motor Speedway in their Fords.

A month before every driver will be at Daytona for the start of the new season, the four drivers took part in the first test of 2018 as a two-day Goodyear tire test began on the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked track in Texas.

The highlight was Elliott getting in the Camaro ZL1, though it was hard for him to judge how much different Chevy's new Cup entry will be when driving laps...

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