Teams had been required to start races from the rear of the field if they changed tires after qualifying.
For the first time Martin Truex Jr. doesn’t have to worry about applying the All-Star Race to the Coca-Cola 600.
The Stewart-Haas Racing driver is ahead of the playoff points pace set by last year’s champion; also notes on Kansas Speedways’ history of heavy wrecks; Matt Kenseth’s struggle; a rear-window breakdown; disappearing points and Blaney v. Harvick.
As states look to allow sports betting, leagues will look for their cut of the money wagered.
The car rental company will sponsor the No. 24 Chevrolet in four races each in 2018 and 2019.
Spokesperson tells NBC Sports that JGL Racing is shutting down the No. 24 team for the time being because of lack of sponsorship.
The violator would receive a three-race suspension for a team member, 40-point deduction and $75,000 fine for a team, according to senior vice president of competition Scott Miller.
Larson’s team becomes the fifth to be penalized by NASCAR this season in relation to the rear window.