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Kenseth's race-winning car at Kansas Speedway fails inspection

NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Wednesday, Matt Kenseth was essentially stripped of his Sunday win at Kansas Speedway because his race-winning car failed inspection.

NASCAR found one of the eight connecting rods in the engine of the No. 20 Toyota used Sunday did not meet the minimum weight requirement once it was inspected at its Research & Development Center.

As punishment, Kenseth was stripped of 50 driver points in standings, as well as the three bonus points he earned for the win that would have been applied in seeding for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. His pole also was stripped ...


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