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Larry McReynolds thinks this year's rookie class will flourish. Hear why the Gen-6 car will make a difference.
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You know for the first time in several years we've got quite a rookie battle this. Coming together here for 2013. Sprint Cup Series. Danica Patrick driver for Stewart Haas in -- east and -- you're coming off two consecutive Nationwide Series championships. -- would wraparound speedway near what he's Roberts. Have a lot of experience but the Sprint Cup Danica Patrick -- starts last year and Sprint Cup -- he's -- how can only start so I guess the question remains. With this new instincts car. Well maybe these rookies not be such a disadvantage will be more relative. To the Nationwide Series cars they'd be competing ample time for a couple of years. Except for Daytona and Talladega and it's gonna help these rookies the most. This car vs last year's Sprint Cup Series car -- -- car this car actually has more now -- I do think it's going to be. More relative to the way. The Nationwide Series cars drove for these drivers but I think. Think the biggest thing -- -- Patrick put it best that she's having to work the hardest own and I think a lot comes from IndyCar. She's an Indy cars. The car and change over the course of the week Ian in the car really didn't change that much. Durham 500 mile race and she said that's the biggest things you encounter last year hurt him race is. -- being able to get feedback and knowing that the car changes for sure from days -- they -- the race we can't but it changes over the course -- or our mile race but the biggest thing Sprint Cup vs nation -- -- the competition is tough and nationwide but we know how tough the competition isn't record but one thing -- -- at least two rookies that the rookies of the last few years have not. Remember NASCAR opened up. In each of these rookies will be able to go do a test it or race tracks that they actually raced down. I think that's gonna help more than anything even include the -- six car.