Erik Jones handed L1 penalty after WWT Raceway; Team statement

$75,000 fine and a two race suspension

Last weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series and Truck Series raced at WWT Raceway near St. Louis, Missouri. Following the event three penalties have been issued.

View the WWT Raceway penalty report below.

The No. 32 team has been handed an L1 penalty for greenhouse modification. Crew chief Dave Elenz will serve a two-race suspension and pay a $75,000 fine. The team has been docked 60 driver points and 5 playoff points.

Joey Cohen, VP, Race Operations will fill in for Elenz on the pit box. The team issued the following statement:

Legacy Motor Club: Statement

“We have been diligently working with NASCAR regarding the penalty and are working internally to determine the course of action in response,” stated Joey Cohen. “We will announce that decision within the time frame determined by the NASCAR Rule Book.”

WWT Raceway Results: June 4, 2023 (NASCAR Cup Series)

WWT Raceway Penalties
NASCAR Cup Series

Driver/Team: Erik Jones No. 43

Infraction Date: June 4, 2023

Penalty Level: L1

Infraction: (Sections 14.1.C&D) Overall Assembled Vehicle Rules; 14.1.2.B: Engineering Change Log

Penalty: Crew chief ( Dave Elenz ) has been fined $75,000 and suspended from NASCAR through the next two NASCAR Cup Series championship points events. Team and driver have been assessed with the loss of 60 points and 5 NASCAR Playoff points.

WWT Raceway Penalties
NASCAR Truck Series

Driver/Team: Christian Eckes No. 19

Infraction Date: June 3, 2023

Penalty Level: Safety

Infraction: (Sections Tires and Wheels Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed.

Penalty: Crew chief ( Charles Denike ) has been fined $2,500.

Driver/Team: Chris Hacker No. 02

Infraction Date: June 3, 2023

Penalty Level: Safety

Infraction: (Sections 10.5.1A): Guiding Principles Relative to Penalties; B&C: Driver’s Window Net

Penalty: Crew chief ( Andrew Abbott ) has been fined $5,000. Team and driver have been assessed with the loss of 25 points.


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