Three suspended after the race at Kansas Speedway
On Sunday, the NASCAR Cup Series unloaded at Kansas Speedway. The 1.5-mile track hosted the AdventHealth 400.
View the Kansas penalty report below.
During the event, Justin Haley had a wheel come off his machine. He becomes the latest driver and team to be handed a stiff penalty for the loss of a wheel.
New for 2022, NASCAR Cup Series machines are fitted with just a single lug nut. The nut is designed with a pin to engage, preventing the nut from backing off, assuming it’s tightened to begin with.
Per the new penalty system, Kaulig Racing has been handed a major penalty. Three crew members are suspended for the next four races.
NASCAR Penalty Report
Driver: No. 31 Justin Haley
Violation Date: May 15, 2022
Sections: (10.5.2.6) Loss or separation of an improperly installed tire/wheel from the vehicle with the note: Loss of tire/wheel during the event.
Penalty: Crew chief Trent Owens and crew members Jonpatrick Kealey along with Marshall McFadden are suspended for the next four races.