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William Byron Starting from Charlotte Cup Pole

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Hertz

William Byron will start on the pole for the running of the NASCAR Cup Series’ Alsco 500K at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 27. Byron will start his No. 24 alongside his Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Alex Bowman in the No. 88. Michael McDowell, Matt DiBenedetto and John Hunter Nemechek will round out the top five. …

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Denny Hamlin’s Crew Chief Chris Gabehart Suspended 4 Races After Ballast Issue

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Chris Gabehart, crew chief for Denny Hamlin in the NASCAR Cup Series, has been suspended for the next four races of the season after losing ballast from his car Sunday (May 24) at Charlotte Motor Speedway. As Hamlin was leaving pit road, two ballasts fell out of the No. 11 car, with Aric Almirola hitting …

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Jimmie Johnson Disqualified from 2020 Coca-Cola 600 After No. 48 Fails Post-Race Inspection

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jimmie Johnson has failed post-race inspection in his final Coca-Cola 600. After finishing second in the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR announced after the race that the No. 48 car of Johnson failed post-race inspection. Johnson started on the outside pole and lead six laps in Sunday’s race. As race leader Chase Elliott and others pitted in …

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Erik Jones’ Car Fails Post-Race Inspection, Crew Chief Chris Gayle Suspended for 1 Race

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chris Gayle, crew chief for Erik Jones in the NASCAR Cup Series, has been suspended for one race and fined $20,000 after yesterday’s (May 17) event at Darlington Raceway due to a lug nut violation, NASCAR announced today, May 18. In post-race inspection, Jones’ No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing violated section 10.9.10.4, which deals …

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