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NASCAR Confiscates Illegal
Parts From 16 Sprint Cup Teams

Fox Sports, by Shake & Bake Crew

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/5/2013 4:00:12 PM

16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams failed inspection Thursday after they were found to have modified roof flap spacers (made them lighter) at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR confiscated the illegal parts and forced teams to install new roof flaps before their drivers were allowed on track for practice. NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp stated that the spacers were "not in compliance" with the kits issued to each team. Penalties are possible, but won´t be announced until Monday or Tuesday. Teams involved: • Roush Fenway Racing - Greg Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Carl Edwards • Penske Racing - Brad Keselowski,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bob913, 7/5/2013 4:07:22 PM     (No. 9410331)

At least they did not find the nitrous oxide...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/5/2013 4:11:24 PM     (No. 9410339)

After watching video. If not for weight did they make the part safer than the orignal?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 7/5/2013 4:18:17 PM     (No. 9410345)

Not a big race fan, but didn´t nascar used to be booze runners racing their personal custom cars? Why all the rules that make everyone equal and leave no room for innovation? Illegal spacers? Gee, why dont they just make everyone race in simulators with identical programming just to make it "fair"?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 7/5/2013 4:27:16 PM     (No. 9410357)

NASCAR was once a true American racing sport. But no more. The Communist principles that underlie the rules that the family makes are an antithesis to what America onces stood for. When they adopted the "everyone is equal" car philosophy and regular Americans bought into it, then the real American spirit of NASCAR was killed. Few of these drivers today can even match the skills that the old timers had when what you drove on Sunday could be bought on Monday.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BourgeoisPrince, 7/5/2013 4:37:24 PM     (No. 9410371)

"If you wanna eat, you gotta cheat."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: coldoc, 7/5/2013 4:58:17 PM     (No. 9410391)

You can´t blame a good ole boy for tryin´.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: grounded, 7/5/2013 5:55:58 PM     (No. 9410475)

Remember IROC? That´s what NASCAR has become. If I was running that show, I´d have about two rules: 1) The cars have to have four wheels and a body; and 2) the cars have to have a motor.

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