Anthony Alfredo No. 38 Front Row Motorsports
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No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford to start at Sonoma rear

The No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford driven by Anthony Alfredo will start at the rear of the field for an inspection violation found prior to the start of Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway (4 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Crew chief Seth Barbour has been ejected for the violation.

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Alfredo, a rookie in the sport’s top series, was slated to start 28th in the 37-car field and is making his first career start at Sonoma. The 21-year-old has made 15 starts this season with a best finish of 12th at Talladega Superspeedway in April.

Scott Heckert and the No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford will also start at the rear of the field for unapproved adjustments. Heckert is making his second Cup start and was set to start 35th in Sunday’s race.