No. 3 Cup car headed to the rear for Southern 500

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No. 3 Cup car headed to the rear for Southern 500

The No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet will drop to the rear for Sunday’s Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway for multiple failures in pre-race inspection. Austin Dillon was slated to start 21st in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoff opener but will drop to the rear during pace laps.

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All playoff drivers made it through pre-race inspection without any issues. The race is set for 367 laps at the 1.366-mile track “Too Tough to Tame” and will be broadcast at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, NBC Sports App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.