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Has Matt Kenseth's season been ruined?

Updated: April 24, 2013, 2:41 PM ET

A 50-point penalty may not seem like a lot, but Matt Kenseth's failed inspection will cost him more than he could make back in a single race, even if he came in first and led every lap. See that video above of his awesome win at Kansas? Essentially, it never happened, and all because of a connecting rod in his car's engine that weighed three grams less than the 525-gram minimum. We're reminded of the old story about a war being lost for want of a single nail, but we're not sure said ...

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