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Unlimited testing would further separate the haves from have-nots

If NASCAR moves to an open and unlimited Sprint Cup testing policy, it may as well admit the new car is an on-track dog. It would also mean the power teams would dominate the sport even more, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: June 29, 2008, 9:38 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- Forget about that idea of controlling costs in Sprint Cup racing. If NASCAR implements the unlimited testing policy it floated Saturday, costs for Cup teams will skyrocket.

That's the bad news. But some people in NASCAR see a positive to testing anytime, anywhere.

Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage said he believes more testing would improve the racing with the new car. NASCAR currently sets the number of tests each season.

"What ...

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