NASCAR has issued nine fines to crew chiefs for unsecured lug nuts on its penalty report from Dover.
All the fines are for one unsecured lug nut. Six fines are in Cup, which is a $10,000 penalty, and three are in Xfinity, which is a $5,000 penalty.
Chris Gabehart, crew chief on Danny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota.
Justin Alexander, crew chief on Austin Dillon‘s No. 3 Chevrolet.
Chris Gayle, crew chief on Erik Jones‘ No. 20 Toyota.
Greg Irwin, crew chief on Matt DiBenedetto‘s No. 21 Ford.
Jason Ratcliff, crew chief on Christopher Bell‘s No. 95 Toyota.
Paul Wolfe, crew chief on Joey Logano‘s No. 22 Ford.
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Brian Wilson, crew chief on Austin Cindric‘s No. 22 Ford
Buddy Sisco, crew chief on Tommy Joe Martin’s No. 44 Chevrolet
Dave Rogers, crew chief on Riley Herbst‘s No. 18 Toyota.
The NASCAR penalty report from the Daytona road course race weekend includes two fines for unsecured lug nuts.
Both fines are from Sunday’s Cup race.
Rodney Childers, crew chief for Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 Ford, and James Small, crew chief for Martin Truex Jr.‘s No. 19 Toyota, were each fined $10,000 for one unsecured lug nut on their cars.
There were no other penalties.
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The NASCAR penalty report from Michigan International Speedway has been released.
It includes two fines for unsecured lug nuts. Chad Knaus, crew chief for William Byron‘s No. 24 Chevrolet, and Chris Gabehart, crew chief on Denny Hamlin‘s No. 11 Toyota, have each been fined $10,000 for one unsecured lug nut during the course of the weekend.
The report also includes the penalties issued Saturday to Roush Fenway Racing for the improper spoilers used on both Ryan Newman and Chris Buescher‘s cars.
NASCAR announced on Tuesday the first fine for a violation of its COVID-19 protocols.
Anthony Clements, owner of Jeremy Clements Racing, was fined $10,000 for violating section 12.8.1.b of the Member Conduct Guidelines and section 7.7.2.j Team Event Roster Guidelines in the rulebook.
Among the potential violations in Section 12.8.1.b is that a member can be fined $5,000-$25,000 for: “Failure to comply with NASCAR’s COVID-19 Event Protocol Guidelines and/or instructions from NASCAR including screenings, social distancing, compartmentalization, and use of required personal protective equipment, etc.”
Last week, NASCAR issued a memo to teams requesting them to address “complacency” regarding its COVID-19 mask policy.
Section 7.7.2.j says “If a team is not in compliance with the Team Event Roster Rules and guidelines, that team will be subject to a Penalty as outlined in Section 12 Violations and Disciplinary Action.”
NASCAR also issued a $5,000 fine to crew chief Dave Rogers for one unsecured lug nut on Riley Herbst‘s No. 18 Toyota.
NASCAR did not issue any penalties for Friday’s post-race fight between Noah Gragson and Harrison Burton.
Last Saturday, NASCAR announced L1 level penalties for three Truck Series teams that failed pre-race inspection.
NASCAR has issued fines to five crew chiefs for unsecured lug nuts during the race weekend at Pocono Raceway.
NASCAR fined four crew chiefs $10,000 each for having one unsecured lug nut on their cars following the two Cup races.
Scott Graves (Ryan Newman‘s No. 6 Ford) and John Klausmeier (Clint Bowyer‘s No. 14 Ford) were fined for unsecured lug nuts after Saturday’s race.
James Small (Martin Truex Jr.‘s No. 19 Toyota) and Rodney Childers (Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 Ford) were fined for unsecured lug nuts after Sunday’s race.
Danny Stockman, crew chief on Brandon Jones‘ No. 51 Chevrolet, was fined $2,500 for an unsecured lug nut after Saturday’s race. Jones was the race winner.