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AVONDALE, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 06: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, walks the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway on November 06, 2021 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) | Getty Images
AVONDALE, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 06: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, walks the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway on November 06, 2021 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Five Teams Lose Crew Members for Inspection Failures

NASCAR announced that five Cup teams failed pre-qualifying inspection twice and will have a pit crew member ejected and lose pit stall selection for Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Failing inspection twice were the cars of Kevin Harvick, Chase Elliott, Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland and Josh Bilicki.

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AND:  The following cars failed inspection twice and had the below listed crew member ejected and will lose pit selection:
No. 4 – Car Chief, Robert Smith
No. 9 – Car Chief, Matt Barndt
No. 21 – Car Chief, Cody Sauls
No. 38 – Car Chief, Tony Manzer
No. 77 – Engineer, Nicholas Sowa

There were no three-time failures.

— NASCAR —