Kevin Harvick‘s Stewart-Haas Racing Ford had seven of the eight top windshield fasteners either loose or missing, which triggered the team‘s disqualification from Talladega Superspeedway.

On Saturday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR Cup Series managing director Brad Moran explained the rule, how the fasteners are to be installed, and why Harvick‘s team was disqualified.

“It‘s almost impossible for (the fasteners) to come loose when the parts and pieces that are supplied with the car,” Moran said.


NASCAR Cup Series director Brad Moran showed photos of the Kevin Harvick windshield from Talladega, where seven windshield fasteners were missing after the race, resulting in the DQ. He then used an A-frame and bolts to show how they are attached.

— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) October 7, 2023

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