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The No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford will start from behind for Sunday's Food City 500 (2 p.m. ET, FS1, PRN, SiriusXM) at Bristol Motor Speedway after multiple failures in pre-race inspection. NASCAR also expelled No. 4 engineer Billy Kuebler from the garage.
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The team also owes a transfer penalty at the beginning of the race for failing a third time. The team will also have a practice of 30 minutes next weekend at the Richmond Raceway.
Kevin Harvick qualified 13th for Sunday's race and led averages of 10 laps in the second practice. In 36 starts at Bristol in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Harvick has two wins and 19 top-10 finishes.