NASCAR penalties announced from Chicagoland Speedway
Two teams fined $10,000; 1 team fined $5,000
The Nos. 2 and 11 teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series incurred safety violations following the racing action last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Both cars were found to have one lug nut not properly installed in post-race inspection.
Crew chiefs Paul Wolfe (No. 2) and Mike Wheeler (No. 11) were each fined $10,000. Brad Keselowski drove the No. 2 Team Penske Ford to a ninth-place finish in the Overton’s 400 while Denny Hamlin was seventh in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
NASCAR Xfinity Series
In the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the No. 19 Toyota was found to have one lug nut not properly secured. Crew chief Chris Gabehart was fined $5,000. Brandon Jones finished 11th in that Joe Gibbs Racing car on Saturday.
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