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Published on April 24th, 2013 | by Michael J Smith


Kenseth’s Racing-Winning Car Fails Inspection

Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 20 Toyota CamryMatt Kenseth’s race-winning Toyota Camry failed post-race inspection after the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway. The car was taken to NASCAR’s Research and Development Center for further inspection. The No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed that inspection.

The engine of the No. 20 contained a connecting rod that did not meet NASCAR’s weight minimum. Toyota Racing Development provides engines for JGR.

It is standard procedure to take the race-winning engine to the R&D center for a thorough inspection.

NASCAR is currently mulling penalties for the No. 20 team.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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