Auto Club Speedway: NASCAR Penalty Report

Here’s the NASCAR penalty report from the March 2018 event at Auto Club Speedway

Two penalties have been handed out. One in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and another in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

View the full Auto Club penalty report below

NASCAR Cup Series

The No. 18 team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series received a safety violation from NASCAR following Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.

Per section of the NASCAR Rule Book, the No. 18 Toyota had one lug nut not secure in post-race inspection. Crew chief Adam Stevens was fined $10,000.

Kyle Busch drove the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to a third-place finish after leading 62 laps in Sunday’s event won by Martin Truex Jr. Busch currently ranks second in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings as the series heads to Martinsville Speedway (Sunday, 2 p.m. ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

NASCAR Xfinity Series

The No. 18 NASCAR Xfinity Series team also was penalized for a lug-nut violation. Crew chief Eric Phillips was fined $5,000.

Ryan Preece finished ninth in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the Roseanne 300.


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