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NASCAR at Richmond: Kyle Busch, Daniel Suarez will start at rear after failing inspection

Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch and Daniel Suarez will start at the rear of the pack Saturday at the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway. Both drivers failed pre-race inspections which will drop them from their respective spots — Busch was slated to start 12th, Suarez fifth — on the starting grid, NASCAR announced Saturday. Busch failed pre-race… Nascar Racing News, Photos, ...

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NASCAR may have found the perfect answer to its inspection issues

Overshadowed by the dramatics in Sunday’s Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway was the debut of another new NASCAR policy, one that may finally solve a lingering issue. Due to the condensed Cup series schedule at Chicagoland – with all of the Cup series’ track activity limited to just two days – NASCAR altered its inspection procedures. Cup qualifying was ...

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Kyle Busch wins Pocono Xfinity race, but fails post-race inspection

Kyle Busch finally picked up his first NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season. Busch, who got sent to the rear of the field at the end of Stage 1 because of a speeding penalty, rallied to win Saturday’s Pocono Green 250, picking up his first series win at Pocono Raceway. The win was Busch’s first of the 2018 season ...

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Kevin Harvick's car fails inspection, will start at rear of Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field for the Coca-Cola 600 after his car failed to pass inspection Thursday and did not make a qualifying attempt. Harvick’s team also will miss 30 minutes of final practice Saturday and be without car chief Robert Smith the rest of the weekend. Harvick’s car failed inspection three ...

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NASCAR growing increasingly frustrated with inspection failures

NASCAR officials are growing increasingly frustrated over the continued significant number of pre-qualifying and pre-race inspection issues each week. At Kansas Speedway this past weekend, six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams were unable to clear pre-qualifying inspection in time to participate and all had to start Saturday night’s race in the back of the field. NASCAR’s executive vice president ...

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Kevin Harvick takes Kansas pole despite inspection issues

Kevin Harvick shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Harvick blistered the field in the final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying and his average lap speed of 188.811 mph easily beat Ryan Blaney to claim the pole for Saturday night’s KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Speedway. The pole is Harvick’s fourth at Kansas – the most of any driver, ...

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Dover Cup practice mired by inspection delays; Menard fastest

Paul Menard ended up fastest in Friday’s lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series session that saw a majority of teams with little time on the track. Menard’s No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford was among the few cars that had cleared inspection and were on the track at the start of the session at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. He posted ...

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Dover Cup practice mired by inspection delays; Menard fastest

Paul Menard ended up fastest in Friday’s lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series session that saw a majority of teams with little time on the track. Menard’s No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford was among the few cars that had cleared inspection and were on the track at the start of the session at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. He posted ...

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NASCAR to try new inspection process

NASCAR will try a new inspection procedure this weekend at Martinsville Speedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The sanctioning body is working toward a way to effectively penalize teams who do not make it through inspection and fail to make a qualifying lap. During Friday’s qualifying session in Fontana, 13 cars did not get on track. Since those ...

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