NASCAR Inspection Issues: Richmond Raceway (July 2023)

Three NASCAR teams penalized at Richmond Raceway

Update: NASCAR Starting Lineup

This weekend NASCAR is racing at Richmond Raceway in Virginia. The track is a 0.75-mile short track.

View NASCAR inspection issues for Richmond Raceway below.

Cars touched the track for the first time on Saturday. However, NASCAR Cup Series teams must pass multiple inspections before practice and qualifying.

Chase Elliott, Ross Chastain and Justin Haley all suffered from multiple inspection failures. Each team failed twice.

All three teams were able to pass tech on their third attempt through the line.

Per the rules, each team will lose a crew member who has been ejected from the speedway. They’ll also lose pit selection.

Ejected Crew Members:

Chase Elliott #9
Matt Barndt

Ross Chastain # 1
David Fero

Justin Haley #31
Jaron Antley

Update: NASCAR Starting Lineup

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.


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