NASCAR Disqualifies Kurt Busch After Pocono Race
After Kurt Busch failed to receive medical clearance to drive in the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 at Pocono on Sunday, NASCAR has announced that he is disqualified from the race. Busch had suffered concussion-like symptoms during qualifying and did not have enough time to receive a clearance. The disqualification of Busch has forced 23XI Racing, owned by Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan, to put up another driver. Ty Gibbs finished the race in 16th place. NASCAR stated that Busch’s disqualification was related to his car’s “Next Gen” technology.
Denny Hamlin wins M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 at Pocono
Denny Hamlin won the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 425 at Pocono Raceway. He won after passing Jeff Gordon on Lap 148. The victory gave him another victory at Pocono and added to his stellar resume. Hamlin has six career wins at Pocono, tied with Jeff Gordon for the most. Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin were the other drivers to finish in the top five.
Kyle Busch led the race for most of the first half. He fought with Bubba Wallace for first until the latter spun out and hit the wall. The No. 17 spins out without caution and Bubba Wallace takes the lead. Hamlin then goes on to turn into Turn 2 and secure the win. Kyle Busch secured Stage 2.
In June, Bodine’s leg was broken in Turn One. In July, a jack rabbit got onto the track while the race was on yellow for repairs. It was caught minutes later. Another wreck in July 1989 saw Greg Sacks and Lake Speed hammer the wall in One. Bodine’s leg was discovered a day later. The wall was replaced by a concrete wall in 1990.
The disqualification was not completely unexpected. The next day, Chastain’s car was replaced by Ty Gibbs, who is a 19-year-old rookie. Ty Gibbs, the grandson of NASCAR owner Joe Gibbs, is driving the car for 23XI Racing. The driver was injured during qualifying on Saturday and was not cleared to compete.
Kyle Busch finishes second
The NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono ended with Kurt Busch being disqualified following a post-race inspection. The driver slowed during the post-race inspection. The reason is unclear, but there were no mechanical problems detected. Ultimately, Kyle Busch finished third, followed by Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., and Christopher Bell. Kyle Busch’s post-race performance was a major cause for the disqualification.
Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin were the top two finishers in Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway, but their cars failed post-race inspection. Infractions were found in aerodynamics. Both drivers have until 12 p.m. ET on Monday to appeal their disqualification. The penalty does not affect their championship chances. Kyle Busch has never lost a race in Pocono, which was the most recent time NASCAR disqualified an apparent winner.
Wallace was pushed to the lead by Kyle Busch at the start, but was overtaken by Hamlin, Blaney, and Suarez. Wallace and Hamlin overtook Kyle Busch on Lap 48. Kyle Busch was in second and was leading the race as it entered the Tunnel Curve. Erik Jones, Wallace, and Blaney all finished in the top 10, but Austin Dillon pitted under the green.
The penalty is unspecified, and both teams will be allowed to appeal the decision. NASCAR is not commenting on the penalty, but has said the company will evaluate the incident and decide whether to appeal the disqualification. While NASCAR has not released specifics about the issues, both cars will be taken back to the research center for further inspection. If it is found that the car had used aerosols, it will be sent for further analysis at the NASCAR Research & Development Center in Concord, N.C.
Kurt Busch disqualified after post-race inspection
A late caution brought out during Sunday’s Explore the Pocono Mountains 225 led to a ninth and final restart, and Busch and Elliott pulled away from Bell and Suarez, respectively. Ty Gibbs drove in Busch’s place for 23XI Racing, co-owned by Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan. He finished in 16th. NASCAR said that it would investigate the incident and will not impose additional sanctions or suspensions.
The disqualification resulted in Denny Hamlin’s loss of his record seventh Pocono victory. Kyle Busch led 63 laps before being disqualified. In 1960, NASCAR disqualified the apparent winner because his fuel tank was too large. The penalty is appealable. Both Toyotas were sent to NASCAR’s research and development center in North Carolina.
Chase Elliott will be awarded the win instead of Busch, despite having never led a lap. The runner-up finish was the first time Busch was disqualified. The team’s owner, Rick Hendrick, is still working on a deal to keep Kyle Busch in the fold next season. Busch, meanwhile, is a contender for the next championship. After finishing second in the previous two races, he has a four-race winning streak. His last second place finish came at Gateway in early June. Chase Elliott’s car has been impounded by NASCAR. It will be taken to the research and development center in Concord, N.C.
Kyle Busch finished second in the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400. Denny Hamlin finished third. The disqualifications occurred after the post-race inspection process. The two drivers were disqualified. Elliott went on to win the race. The top three finishers were Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch, and Daniel Suarez. The top 10 was completed by Erik Jones, Kyle Larson, and Martin Truex Jr.
Tyler Reddick moves into second place after Bilicki wreck
Following a lengthy post-race inspection, Kurt Busch was disqualified for the crash, and Tyler Reddick is now in second place. Kyle Larson, who finished 20th, was also disqualified for his part in the crash. However, Larson still finished ahead of his teammate Denny Hamlin, who won the regular season title.
The disqualification for Busch, who was fourth in practice, essentially eliminated him from the race. This means that Tyler Reddick, who was able to avoid the accident, is now in second place. Behind him, JGR’s Christopher Bell is now in third and Kyle Larson is in fourth place. The two drivers were also tied for the lead in points.
Despite the disqualification, Denny Hamlin still won the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400. Kyle Busch finished second. Tyler Reddick moved into second place after the wreck, which put him within striking distance of Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin. Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch were disqualified because of illegal material found in their front fascia. The team will be allowed to appeal the disqualification.
After a long, hard race, Chase Elliott emerged the winner, despite a shaky finish. Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin, who had appeared to be the winners, were disqualified. Both drivers were disqualified after a post-race inspection, and Reddick moved into second place after the wreck.
Chase Elliott wins race after Kurt Busch disqualifications
With three victories in the last five races, Chase Elliott has climbed into the top 10 for the first time this season. With Kurt Busch disqualified from Stage 2 and Kyle Busch out of the race after post-race inspection, Elliott has become the series’ top driver. After finishing third in Stage 1, Elliott moved up to second place while Busch finished fourth and Hamlin fifth. He’ll now join Kyle Busch, Tyler Reddick, Daniel Suarez and Kevin Harvick in the top 10.
Although Denny Hamlin crossed the finish line first, Kyle Busch finished second, and the winner of last week’s M&Ms Fan Appreciation 400 at Pocono Raceway, the Cup Series winner was disqualified for violating aerodynamic rules after the inspection. Elliott was declared the winner and Kyle Busch’s stage two win was retroactively awarded to Ross Chastain.
With Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch disqualified after a post-race inspection, Chase Elliott is declared the winner. Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin were declared the winners hours earlier. Chase Elliott now leads the championship standings by 105 points and 111 points, respectively. Despite his disqualifications, Elliott’s victory marks the first time a race winner has been disqualified after the final post-race inspection.
While Kyle Busch is disqualified, Denny Hamlin apologized to Bubba Wallace and congratulated the two drivers. Both drivers are now in the playoff hunt for the final spot in the NASCAR Cup Series. The race was characterized by 15 lead changes, nine cautions, and several controversial incidents. A late caution determined the winner in a thrilling race. Turn 3 was treacherous all weekend. Ryan Blaney, in the 138th lap, ran into the wall shielding pit road. The restart on Lap 143 produced further contact. Denny Hamlin and Christian Bell collided on Lap 143.