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Penalty report from Atlanta Motor Speedway

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NASCAR has issued three fines for unsecured lug nuts during the Atlanta Motor Speedway race weekend.

 Xfinity Series

Jeff Meendering, crew chief on Brandon Jones‘ No. 19 Toyota, was fined $5,000 for one unsecured lug nut.

Truck Series

Ryan Fugle, crew chief on Christian Eckes No. 18 Toyota, was fined $2,500 for one unsecured lug nut.

Greg Ely, crew chief on Timmy Hill‘s No. 56 Chevrolet, was fined $2,5000 for one unsecured lug nut.

There were no other penalties announce.

Two Camping World Truck Series teams penalized for Texas issues

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All three major NASCAR series were in action this past weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

Penalties were assessed to two teams in the Camping World Truck Series:

  • Kevin Bellicourt, crew chief of the No. 24 Chevrolet (driven by Justin Haley), has been fined $5,000 and suspended from the next NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Points Event (at Phoenix) for an L1 penalty: Sections 20.17.3.2.1.2 and 20.17.3.2.2.2 Post-Race Front and Rear Body Inspection Heights — measurements were outside NASCAR allowed tolerances. Team was also assessed with the loss of 10 driver points (to Haley) and 10 owner points. Also, the team’s fifth-place race finish is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes.
  • Ryan Fugle, crew chief of the No. 4 Toyota (driven by Christopher Bell) has been fined $2,500 for a safety violation: Sections 10.9.10.4: Tires and Wheels Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed.