NASCAR on Tuesday issued three penalties – two in NASCAR Cup and one in Xfinity – for cars that were found to have loose lug nuts after their respective races this past weekend at Richmond Raceway.
In NASCAR Cup, Tony Gibson, crew chief of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Fusion driven by Kurt Busch, was fined $10,000 for the lug nut infraction.
Also in Cup, Chris Gayle crew chief on the No. 77 Toyota driven by Erik Jones, was also fined $10,000 for the lug nut infraction .
And in the Xfinity Series, Matthew Beckman, crew chief of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driven by Matt Tifft, was also fined $5,000 for the lug nut infraction.