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Nashville post-race inspection complete; Chase Elliott disqualified

Inspection is complete following the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway.

There were no issues for #5-Kyle Larson.  He is officially the winner.

#9-Chase Elliott had five loose lug nuts and had been disqualified. He now finishes 39th. [Race results and points standings have been updated]

#19-Truex, Jr. had one loose lug nut.  His crew chief, James Small, will be fined $10,000.

Hendrick Motorsports statement:

CHAD KNAUS, VICE PRESIDENT OF COMPETITION FOR HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS, ON THE DISQUALIFICATION OF THE NO. 9 TEAM AT NASHVILLE SUPERSPEEDWAY:

“It’s unfortunate. The lug nuts on the No. 9 were loose at the end of the race. At the end of the race Chase had a vibration. There were quite a few tire issues through the course of the day so they were hopeful that it was just a cord or something in the tire that was creating the vibration so they chose to run the race out. It’s unfortunate that the lug nuts vibrated loose on the left rear and now we are sitting here with a disqualification for the 9 team.”

Lug nut penalty flow chart:

NASCAR Lug Nut Penalty Flow Chart