NASCAR Penalty report from Michigan

William Byron's crew chief fined - loose or missing lug nuts
William Byron's crew chief Chad Knaus fined – loose or missing lug nuts

The NASCAR penalty report from Michigan International Speedway has been released (see table below).

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.

Roush Fenway Racing for cheater rear spoilers used on both Ryan Newman and Chris Buescher‘s cars.

NASCAR Cup Series

Date

Track

Team/Member

Level

Infraction

Penalty/Remarks

8/8/2020

(post-race inspection)

Michigan

No. 11

Safety

Sections 10.9.10.4: Tires and Wheels

Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed.

Crew chief (Chris Gabehart) has been fined $10,000.

8/9/2020

(post-race inspection)

Michigan

No. 24

Safety

Sections 10.9.10.4: Tires and Wheels

Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed.

Crew chief (Chad Knaus) has been fined $10,000.

8/8/2020

(pre-race inspection)

Michigan

No. 6

L1

Sections 20.4.12b: Spoiler

Note: Spoilers must be used as supplied from the manufacturer.

Crew chief (Scott Graves) has been fined $25,000. Team has been assessed with the loss of 20 owner points and 20 driver points.

8/8/2020

(pre-race inspection)

Michigan

No. 17

L1

Sections 20.4.12b: Spoiler

Note: Spoilers must be used as supplied from the manufacturer.

Crew chief (Luke Lambert) has been fined $25,000. Team has been assessed with the loss of 20 owner points and 20 driver points.

NASCAR Truck Series

Date

Track

Team/Member

Level

Infraction

Penalty/Remarks

8/7/2020

(pre-race inspection)

Michigan

No. 13

L1

Sections 20.4.17d: Bed Side Panels

Note: Flange at bed side panel did not meet NASCAR rule specifications

Team has been assessed with the loss of 10 owner points and 10 driver points.

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