NASCAR has issued three fines to Cup Series crew chiefs for unsecured lug nuts following Saturday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Paul Wolfe, crew chief on Brad Keselowski‘s No. 2 Ford, Alan Gustafson, crew chief on Chase Elliott‘s No. 9 Chevrolet and Michael Bugarewicz, crew chief on Clint Bowyer‘s No. 14 Ford, have each been fined $10,000 for having one unsecured lug nut.
Those fines are in addition to the points penalties against Tyler Reddick‘s Xfinity Series team (10 driver and owner points) for failing pre-qualifying inspection four times.
NASCAR also indefinitely suspended Bayley Currey for violating its substance abuse policy.
NASCAR has fined Carl Joiner Jr., crew chief on Matt Crafton‘s No. 88 truck, $2,500 for an unsecured lug nut at the end of Sunday’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series race.
Crafton finished the race in seventh.
NASCAR has also issued an indefinite suspension to Clifford M. Turner for behavior level penalties, including violating its substance abuse policy.
Two NASCAR Cup teams were penalized on Tuesday for lug nut violations in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Todd Gordon, crew chief for the No. 22 Team Penske Ford Mustang, and Brian Pattie, crew chief of the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Mustang, were both assessed $10,000 fines apiece for loose or missing lug nuts.
Also, in the Xfinity Series, NASCAR announced that team member William Z. McAlister has successfully completed NASCAR’s Road to Recovery Program and his indefinite suspension, given on April 23, has been lifted.
NASCAR has issued just one penalty from its weekend at Richmond Raceway.
Randall Burnett, crew chief on Tyler Reddick‘s No. 2 Chevrolet in the Xfinity Series, has been fined $5,000 for a unsecured lug nut after Friday’s race. Reddick finished fourth in the race.
NASCAR has issued one fine for an unsecured lug nut during the Auto Club Speedway race weekend.
Chris Gabehart, crew chief on Denny Hamlin‘s No. 11 Toyota, was fined $10,000 for the infraction.
No other penalties were announced.