Early Tuesday morning, NASCAR announced there would be no penalties for Ryan Newman and the No. 31 team related to the car failing inspection following Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Newman’s car was found too low on both sides in the rear end following his fifth-place finish and his fourth top 10 in the last ten races. The driver of the No. 31 Chevrolet heads into the Eliminator Round in the Chase tied for the point lead.
UPDATE: The No. 31 car has cleared post-race inspection from Talladega; there are no issues. Race damage caused the rear to be low. #NASCAR
— NASCAR Alerts (@NASCAR_Alerts) October 21, 2014
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