NASCAR overtakes three cars, seizes number 19 spoiler


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NASCAR sent three cars to the back of the field and seized the spoiler for the No. 19 car in the first Cup Series from Sunday’s Autotrader’s Ecopark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway (3:30 pm ET, NBCSN / NBC Sports App, PRN, SiriusXM) have done. NASCAR Radio). Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 19, Chad Fincham’s No. 49 and Daniel Suarez’s No. 96 all failed inspections twice and would move backwards during pace laps.

Additionally, it was found that Joe Gibbs Racing Team of Truex Jr. violated Section 20.4.12.b in the NASCAR rule book, stating that, except as specified, the spoiler was used exactly as supplied from the manufacturer should go.

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As a result, the No. 19 team was fined $ 35,000, lost 20 driver and owner points and would start from behind. It also lost crew chief James Small to the race due to rejection.

Truex was initially sixth in the lineup and 31 points below the cutline to advance to Championship 4.

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