The car must not slow down or discontinue while “correctly quickening to earn a qualifying effort.
In addition, any competitor which impedes or interferes with yet another rival ’s qualifying attempt, does not begin a timed lap before the clock expires, or engages in a “unsafe action ” while on the track will undoubtedly likely be subject to penalty.
The penalties could include but aren’t limited by disallowing a competitor’s posted qualifying speed or removing the vehicle from some additional qualifying round to the occasion.
For instance, in case NASCAR’s discretion a vehicle does not hasten properly leaving pit road to jumpstart others or slows down/stops on the path that vehicle is going to have all previously submitted times in the qualifying session .
Of course, if at NASCAR’therefore discretion a vehicle does not begin a timed lap before the session clock expires (all rounds) because of excessive waiting that vehicle is going to have all previously posted times in the qualifying session .
“Starting this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, we will implement a procedural change which is going to be essentially for all three national series. We expect the updated procedure to result in a superior outcome for drivers, both fans and also our track and also broadcast spouses.
The qualifying changes come after a 3rd round session in Auto Club Speedway a couple of weeks ago when every one of the 1 2 cars waited so late to make a qualifying effort that none of them reached the timing line before five-minute clock died.
That left none of those 12 drivers with a qualifying speed and the pole had been award-winning Austin Dillon since he had been fastest at the 2nd round.