Martin Truex Jr. to start from the rear at Kansas – NASCAR
The No. 19 NASCAR Cup Series car driven by Martin Truex Jr. will move to the rear for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Kansas Speedway because of two inspection failures before the race.
The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was originally set to start the race in the fifth position on the grid, but it will drop to the back during pace laps.
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