NASCAR issues warnings to 6 Sprint Cup teams

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Six NASCAR Sprint Cup teams, including two Chase teams, were issued warnings for issues with inspection at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

A team loses its pit stall pick after every fourth warning.

Teams issued warnings were:

* Kevin Harvick‘s team, which is in the Chase and won at New Hampshire, received its third warning after failing the Laser Inspection Station twice before qualifying.

* Kasey Kahne‘s team received its third warning after failing the Laser Inspection Station twice before qualifying.

* Greg Biffle‘s team received its third warning after failing the Laser Inspection Station twice before qualifying.

* Denny Hamlin‘s team, which is in the Chase, received its second warning for failing template inspection twice before qualifying.

* Matt DiBenedetto‘s team received its first warning after failing the Laser Inspection Station twice before qualifying.

* Regan Smith‘s team received two warnings and now has three after failing the Laser Inspection Station twice before the race and failing it twice before qualifying.

Also, NASCAR issued warnings to two Xfintiy teams at Kentucky Speedway for failing the Laser Inspection Station before the race.

* The No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team, which had Matt Tifft as its driver, received its first warning.

* The No. 51 Jeremy Clements Racing team, which has Clements as its driver, received its second warning.

NASCAR also announced that in the Camping World Truck Series that the No. 50 team with Travis Kvapil as driver received its first warning after failing template inspection four times before the race. The team also loses 15 minutes of practice time.