The No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing team was hit with a safety infraction for not having a lug nut properly installed in post-race inspection for the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, NASCAR announced Monday.
Crew chief John Klausmeier was fined $10,000.
Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 10, finished ninth in the championship race.