Several Teams Struggle Again with Pre-Qualifying Tech at Vegas

Credit: FONTANA, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 26: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, drives during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series Wise Power 400 at Auto Club Speedway on February 26, 2022 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

NASCAR annoucned Saturday morning that five NASCAR Cup Series teams will lose a crew member and pit stall selection following multiple failures of pre-qualifying tech.

Drivers Kevin Harvick, Chase Elliott, Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland will all lose their car chief for the race weekend, and Josh Bilicki will lose a race engineer.

All teams passed tech after the third attempt.