NASCAR penalizes Xfinity team for violation discovered at Talladega

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NASCAR announced Wednesday that the N0. 40 Xfinity team of owner/driver Derek White incurred a P3 penalty during inspection before last weekend’s race at Talladega Superspeedway.

NASCAR docked White 15 driver and owner points and placed crew chief Kevyn Rebolledo on probation through Dec. 31 for not proper securing ballast to the car.

NASCAR stated the team violated Section 12.1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing and Section 20.17.2.1: Overall vehicle weight, B. Any and all ballast added to the vehicle must be bolted inside an added ballast container, inside the main frame rails, and/or inside the front sway bar mounting tube.