NASCAR penalty report after Richmond: Three teams have lug-nut violations – Nascar

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Three teams were penalized on Tuesday after NASCAR officials discovered lug-nut violations after the races at Richmond Raceway — two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams and one XFINITY Series team.

The No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing team of driver Kurt Busch and the No. 77 Furniture Row Racing team of driver Erik Jones each were found to have one loose lug nut in post-race inspection. The XFNITY Series No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team of Matt Tifft also had one loose lug nut.

Crew chiefs Tony Gibson (No. 41) and Chris Gayle (No. 77) were fined $10,000 each. Matthew Beckman (No. 19) was fined $5,000.

 

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