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Truex's car impounded at Daytona

Updated: July 3, 2008, 7:32 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Martin Truex Jr., vying to get into NASCAR's Chase for the championship, started the weekend with a significant setback.

Truex's Chevrolet failed inspection before practice Thursday, prompting NASCAR officials to impound the car and sending Truex's crew scrambling to get the backup ready.

"Somebody made a big mistake," said Truex, who drives the No. 1 for Dale Earnhardt Inc. "Shouldn't happen in this level of auto racing, but people make mistakes. We'll go on."

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