The Richard Childress Racing Chevrolets of Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric had their qualifying times for the Consumer’s Energy 400 at the Michigan International Speedway excluded for illegal parts.

NASCAR officials discovered unapproved alternators in both driver’s cars after qualifying. Both teams were issued an L-1 penalty - crew chiefs Danny Stockman (No. 3) and Luke Lambert (No. 8) were fined $25,000 and 10 owner and driver points have been deducted from the driver’s season long tally.

Dillon paced the opening practice for the 200-lap event and logged the sixth quickest time in qualifying while Hemric clocked the 11th quickest time in qualifying. They will start from 37th adn 38th respectively field for the 200-lap race.

 

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