Harvick, winner of five of 12 races this season and the pole-sitter for last year's Coca-Cola 600, did not turn a qualifying lap when his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford failed pre-qualifying inspection three times. His car chief, Robert Smith, has been ejected, Harvick will serve a 30-minute practice hold Saturday, and most notably, he will start Sunday's race from the rear of the field, NASCAR.com reports.
Performance Tech Motorsports has elected to skip next weekend's Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle, with the team citing a focus on a "rigorous testing" program prior to its return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition next month at Watkins Glen, sportscar365.com reports.
After missing the last two rounds, Spirit of Daytona Racing will make its return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition next weekend in Detroit with its freshly built Cadillac DPi-V.R, sportscar365.com reports.