Practice holds for Cup, Xfinity teams at Las Vegas
UPDATED with inspection issues in Cup Friday ...
Six Cup and 12 Xfinity teams will miss practice Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for inspection issues last week at Daytona.
NASCAR announced Friday that the Cup teams of Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Erik Jones and Christopher Bell will each have 15-minute holds in practice because those teams used bondo to change the manufacturer’s shape of the fender.
Earlier, t he Cup, the teams of Hamlin and Brennan Poole each will miss 15 minutes of opening practice for failing inspection twice at Daytona.
In Xfinity, the teams of Daytona winner Noah Gragson, Matt Mills, David Starr, Robby Lyons II, Joe Nemechek, Vinnie Miller, Josh Williams, Mason Massey and the No. 74 car of Mike Harmon Racing each will miss 15 minutes of practice for being late to inspection at Daytona.
The Xfinity cars of Justin Haley and Joey Gase each will miss 15 minutes of practice for failing inspection twice.
The Xfinity car of Stephen Leicht will miss 30 minutes of practice for being late and failing inspection twice.
Xfinity practice is from 2:35 - 3:55 p.m. ET Friday. Opening Cup practice is from 4:05 - 4:55 p.m. ET Friday.