NASCAR Inspection Issues: WWT Raceway (June 2023)

Two teams penalized ahead of the race at WWT Raceway at Gateway

This weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series is racing near St. Louis, Missouri. WWT Raceway at Gateway, the 1.25-mile oval is hosting the show.

View NASCAR inspection issues from WWT Raceway below.

NASCAR Cup teams haven’t touched the track for practice or qualifying. However, teams unloaded for inspection on Friday night.

The No. 6 team driven by Brad Keselowski and the No. 12 driven by Ryan Blaney each failed pre-qualifying inspection, twice. Per the rules, the RFK Racing and Team Penske teams will have a crew member ejected.

Both cars were able to pass on their third attempt through the inspection line.

WWT Raceway
Pre-Qualifying Inspection

NASCAR inspection penalties:

1 Failure
No Penalty

2 Failures
Crew member of NASCAR’s choosing ejected (crew member cannot be replaced). Additionally, the team loses pit selection.

3 Failures
Not permitted to qualify plus above penalty.

St. Louis Qualifying Order: NASCAR (June 2023)


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