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Martin Truex Jr. takes Fontana pole, 13 cars fail to pass inspection

Martin Truex Jr. hasn’t won a race yet this season, but he’s doing very well in qualifying. Truex, the reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, captured his second pole of the season on Friday, claiming the top spot in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 with an average lap speed of 186.567 mph. Truex was third-fastest in the first round and ...

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Jimmie Johnson's car chief ejected after failing pre-race inspection

The No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team are facing adversity before the green flag even flies for the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet Camaro failed pre-race inspection three times, leading to the ejection of his car chief, Jesse Saunders.  “I’m not sure. I’ve never been in this situation before,” Johnson told FOX when asked how ...

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Issues Recall For Ikea Marshmallow Candy

OTTAWA — Ikea brand Marshmallow candy is being recalled due to what the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says may be possible contamination from mice infestation. The CFIA says the product may contain harmful bacteria. It was sold in Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec in 100-gram packages which display the words “Marshmallow candy” below the Ikea name “Godis Paskkyckling…. ...

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Truex's car chief ejected from Atlanta after inspection issues

Furniture Row Racing tested NASCAR’s tolerances on Friday—and failed. The No. 78 Bass Pro Shops Toyota—the defending Monster Energy Cup Series champions— failed pre-qualifying inspection in the Optical Scanning Station (OSS) three times resulting in Martin Truex Jr. missing time trials and the ejection of the team’s car chief Blake Harris. The car will also serve a 30-minute practice hold ...

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Truex's car chief ejected after failing inspection

Martin Truex Jr.’s car chief, Blake Harris, has been ejected for the rest of the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The No.78 Toyota failed inspection at the optical scanning station three times, and with NASCAR’s at-track deterrence model for this season, it results in a crew member being ejected. Truex will also have to serve a 30-minute hold in final ...

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Keselowski: NASCAR's new inspection system will 'level playing field'

Leading NASCAR Cup drivers say the new ‘Hawkeye’ technical inspection will level the playing field in 2018. The new system, which scans the car with lasers and compares information to computer-aided drawings provided by each of NASCAR’s manufacturers, was trialled at four races last year. Now designed to find illegalities in 90 seconds using 16 cameras and eight projectors in ...

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