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Penalty report: Six Cup Series teams fined for Dover lug-nut violations

Six NASCAR Cup Series teams and three on the Xfinity Series side were fined Tuesday for lug-nut violations during each series’ weekend doubleheader at Dover International Speedway.

STANDINGS: Cup Series | Xfinity Series

The safety violations for having one unsecured lug nut apiece resulted in monetary fines for each team’s respective crew chief — $10,000 in the Cup Series and $5,000 in the Xfinity Series. Both series conducted a pair of races on the 1-mile Delaware track.

The following Cup Series teams (in numerical order) were fined:

  • No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet for driver Austin Dillon (crew chief Justin Alexander)
  • No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for driver Denny Hamlin (crew chief Chris Gabehart)
  • No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for driver Erik Jones (crew chief Chris Gayle)
  • No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford for driver Matt DiBenedetto (crew chief Greg Irwin)
  • No. 22 Team Penske Ford for driver Joey Logano (crew chief Paul Wolfe)
  • No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Toyota for driver Christopher Bell (crew chief Jason Ratcliff)

Xfinity Series teams that drew fines were:

  • No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for driver Riley Herbst (crew chief Dave Rogers)
  • No. 22 Team Penske Ford for driver Austin Cindric (crew chief Brian Wilson)
  • No. 44 Martins Motorsports Chevrolet for driver Tommy Joe Martins (crew chief Buddy Sisco)