NASCAR has fined five crew chiefs, including three in the Cup Series, for having unsecured lug nuts last weekend.
Adam Stevens, crew chief for Kyle Busch, Brian Pattie, crew chief for Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and Matt Puccia, crew chief for Trevor Bayne, all were fined $10,000 for having one unsecured lug nut each after the Overton’s 400.
This is the third time the No. 18 team has been fined for an unsecured lug nut (Sonoma, Kentucky and Pocono II).
In the Xfinity Series, Phil Gould, crew chief of Ryan Reed‘s No. 16 car, was fined $5,000 for an unsecured lug nut at Iowa Speedway.
In the Camping World Truck Series, Trip Bruce, crew chief of the No. 52 driven by Stewart Friesen, was fined $2,500 for an unsecured lug nut at Pocono.