BRISTOL, Tenn. - Three Sprint Cup teams - the No. 50 Chevrolet of Stanton Barrett, the No. 08 Dodge of Johnny Sauter and the No. 09 Chevrolet of Sterling Marlin - did not pass inspection Friday morning in time to start the series' practice session before qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.
All three teams had problems clearing the template inspection and were still addressing their issues when practice started.
Marlin eventually made it onto the track for 14 laps of practice and Sauter got three laps. Barrett never made it onto the track.