No. 48 fails post-race inspection; Jimmie Johnson disqualified at Charlotte

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NASCAR officials disqualified the Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 Chevrolet after post-race inspection at Charlotte Motor Speedway, striking Jimmie Johnson from a second-place finish in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600.

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Officials said that the No. 48 car failed the Optical Scanning Station (OSS) portion of the technical inspection after Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race. Johnson and the team were relegated to a last-place finish in the 40-car field.

All other drivers who took the checkered flag behind Johnson were moved up one position in the finishing order. Johnson also forfeits the 11 stage points he had earned in Sunday’s event.

This story will be updated.

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