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March 13, 2024

Penalty report: Two Xfinity Series crew chiefs fined for lug nut infractions

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NASCAR officials issued penalties Wednesday for lug nut infractions in the Xfinity Series stemming from last weekend’s events at Phoenix Raceway.

In post-race inspection after Chandler Smith’s victory in Saturday’s Every Dig. Every Time. 200, Jesse Love’s No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet and Parker Kligerman’s No. 48 Big Machine Racing Chevy were each found with one unsecured lug nut.

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This violates Sections Tires and Wheels of the NASCAR Rule Book and crew chiefs Danny Stockman (No. 2) and Patrick Donahue (No. 48) were each fined $5,000.

The Xfinity Series is off this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway and will race next at Circuit of The Americas on March 23 (5 p.m. ET, FS1, PRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).