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Penalty report: One Xfinity Series team docked for lug-nut issue at COTA

NASCAR officials announced a penalty Tuesday to the No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet for a lug-nut violation after Saturday’s Pit Boss 250 Xfinity Series race at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

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The infraction fell under Section 10.9.10.4 in the NASCAR Rule Book, with the team’s car found with a single unsecured lug nut in a post-race check. The team’s crew chief Alex Yontz was fined $5,000.

Driver Justin Haley piloted the ride to a ninth-place finish in the race, his seventh top 10 of the season.