post-race inspection Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A day removed from Sunday’s controversial M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 at Pocono, Joe Gibbs Racing announced they won’t appeal the double disqualification involving Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch. After their drivers crossed the line 1-2, NASCAR found issues on the front facia of both Toyota Camrys. It affected the aerodynamics which led the sanctioning body no choice but strip Hamlin and Busch from their top-two results. Wally Brown, the team’s Director of Competition, issued the following statement regarding why they won’t appeal NASCAR’s decision: “In ourRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Several Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series teams were issued penalties by NASCAR Wednesday, notably impacting Chase Elliott’s No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports team. Elliott’s team received an L1-level penalty for a rear suspension violation following Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway, where he finished a season-high third. The team was found to have violated Section 20.14.2, which deals with rear suspension and trailing arm angles/pinion angle shims. Elliott’s car didn’t meet the requirements as the Rule Book states it must be in completeRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Brad Keselowski was determined to record his first victory at his hometown track Sunday, but ultimately after leading 14 laps on the day, the driver from Rochester Hills, Michigan settled for a third place finish in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. To add insult to injury, Keselowski’s No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion failed the post-race Laser Inspection System (LIS). Any penalties won’t be announced until later on this week, but typically this infraction has been matched with a P3 penalty, which comesRead More