THE FIVE MOST COMMON PIT STOP MISTAKES

With five races to go until the Chase for the Cup, and 15 drivers realistically vying for 12 spots, every mistake on pit road is magnified. The difference between who qualifies for the Chase and who drives for pride the final 10 races could come down to avoiding one of these five common pit stop mistakes.5. Loose tire. A wheel and tire assembly can become a dangerous projectile when struck by a car on pit road. NASCAR mandates that a crew member be in control of them at all times. Tires get loos ...

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