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SportFour cars in top 10 in qualifying fail inspection, will start at rear

22:30  13 april  2019
22:30  13 april  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

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– Four cars in the top 10 and eight total failed inspection Saturday and will start at the rear for Saturday night’s Cup race at Richmond Raceway. With Jones failing inspection , Kurt Busch will move up to second and start on the front row next to Kevin Harvick. The top 10 in the starting lineup

– Four cars in the top 10 and eight total failed inspection Saturday and will start at the rear for Saturday night’s Cup race at Richmond Raceway. With Jones failing inspection , Kurt Busch will move up to second and start on the front row next to Kevin Harvick. The top 10 in the starting lineup

Four cars in top 10 in qualifying fail inspection, will start at rear© Photo: Dustin Long

RICHMOND, Va. – The cars of Erik Jones, Chase Elliott, Daniel Suarez and Jimmie Johnson failed inspection once on Saturday and will start at the rear for tonight’s Cup race at Richmond Raceway.

All were to have started in the top 10.

Jones was to have started second. Elliott was to have started seventh. Suarez was to have started ninth. Johnson was to have started 10th.

Aric Almirola‘s car failed inspection. He was to have started 15th.

Denny Hamlin‘s car, which was to have started 18th, also failed inspection and will start at the rear.

Matt Tifft‘s car failed inspection. He was to have started 20th.

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Chase Elliott, Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez and Jimmie Johnson, who all initially qualified in the top 10 for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway, will start from the rear after their respective cars failed pre-race inspection Saturday.

who all initially qualified in the top 10 for Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway, will start from the rear after their respective cars All cars that fail must go through inspection again, with additional penalties on the line should the cars fail multiple instances.

With Jones failing inspection, Kurt Busch will move up to second and start on the front row next to teammate Kevin Harvick.

Inspection is continuing at the track. Check back for more updates.

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