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Inspection Complete: Kyle Larson Officially Takes Win at Roval, Kyle Busch’s Crew Chief Facing Suspension

Larson Roval inspection
Kyle Larson officially has seven wins in 2021 as his No. 5 car passed inspection following Sunday’s race at the Roval. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Post-race technical inspection following Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America Roval 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval has been completed.

Kyle Larson’s race-winning No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro has passed. As a result, NASCAR has declared Larson and his team the official winners of the race.

This marks Larson’s seventh win of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, and the win moves him into the Round of 8 in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Larson now has 13-career NASCAR Cup Series wins.

Kyle Busch’s No. 18 car had two unsecured lug nuts, which will result in a one-race suspension next weekend at Texas Motor Speedway for his crew chief Ben Beshore and a $20,000 fine.

Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 car and Chris Buescher’s No. 17 car each had one unsecured lug nut, which will result in monetary fines for their crew chiefs.

No other issues were detected in post-race inspection, which means all results and standings following Sunday’s race are now considered official.

The four drivers, who will not move on to the Round of 8 in the Playoffs are officially: Kevin Harvick, Christopher Bell, William Byron and Alex Bowman.

Race Results

Results: 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America Roval 400 at Charlotte Roval

Driver Points

Points Report: 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Driver Standings After the Bank of America Roval 400 at Charlotte Roval

Owner Points

Points Report: 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Owner Standings After the Bank of America Roval 400 at the Charlotte Roval

Race Recap / Video Highlights

Battery Problems? No Problem For Kyle Larson, Driver No. 5 Scores Win No. 7 of 2021 at the Roval

Video: Kevin Harvick Goes Hard Into Turn 1 Wall With 11 Laps to Go at Roval

Video: Kevin Harvick Appears to Flat-Out Dump Chase Elliott in Final Stage at Roval

Kyle Larson, Alex Bowman Suffering Battery Charging Issues, Facing Elimination at Roval

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for TobyChristie.com. He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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