Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Matt Kenseth's Winning Car Fails Postrace Inspection

NASCAR is weighing possible penalties for Matt Kenseth after the engine from his winning car in Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway failed a secondary postrace inspection, sources told

Kenseth's car passed an initial postrace inspection, but the engine was brought back to NASCAR's Research and Development Center in Concord, N.C., for further evaluation -- as it always is with the winning car -- where it failed.

The Associated Press reported Wednesday that the engine failed inspection because one of the connecting rods did not meet the minimum weight requirement and NASCAR was discussing possible penalties. (