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Officials disallow qualifying speeds of both RCR entries at Michigan – NASCAR

Officials disallow qualifying speeds of both RCR entries at Michigan – NASCAR
11 Aug
10:33

NASCAR officials threw out the qualifying speeds of both Richard Childress Racing entries Friday after the two cars were found with unapproved alternators at Michigan International Speedway.

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The No. 3 Chevrolet of Austin Dillon had qualified seventh and teammate Daniel Hemric’s No. 8 Chevy was 11th in Busch Pole Qualifying for Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM). But officials disallowed both qualifying speeds after an inspection revealed the alternator infraction.

In addition, each crew chief will be fined $25,000 and 10 points will be deducted from the driver and owner standings for each team.

The L1-level violations mean the two Richard Childress Racing cars will make up the back row of the 38-car field.

Dillon posted the fastest speed in first practice at the 2-mile Michigan track. Hemric was fifth on the speed chart for the opening session.

Source: https://www.nascar.com/news-media/2019/08/09/richard-childress-racing-qualifying-inspection-michigan/

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