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Sport Penalty report: Klausmeier, SHR No. 14 crew chief, suspended for NHMS lug-nut violation

02:20  05 august  2020
02:20  05 august  2020 Source:   nascar.com

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No. 16 crew chief Brian Pattie has been fined ,000 and suspended from the next two Cup races at Pocono and The No. 41 was cited for having a loose lug nut , while the No. 47 was missing one entirely. Johnny Klausmeier , the 41 team engineer, will be the interim crew chief for Tony Gibson.

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a car driving on a race track: Penalty report: Klausmeier, SHR No. 14 crew chief, suspended for NHMS lug-nut violation © Jared C. Tilton Getty Images Penalty report: Klausmeier, SHR No. 14 crew chief, suspended for NHMS lug-nut violation NASCAR officials handed down penalties to six Cup Series teams after Sunday’s event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, including a one-race suspension for Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 crew chief Johnny Klausmeier.

The SHR No. 14 Ford was found with two lug nuts not safely secured after Clint Bowyer drove the car to an 18th-place finish in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. Klausmeier was fined $20,000 and suspended from the next Cup Series race, scheduled Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.

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Also Tuesday, Cup driver Clint Bowyer’s crew chief , Johnny Klausmeier , was suspended for Saturday’s Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. Bowyer’s No . 14 Ford was found to have two lug nuts not safe and secure following Sunday’s race at New Hampshire.

NASCAR officials issued fines Tuesday to two crew chiefs in the Monster Energy Series for lug - nut violations last weekend at Pocono Raceway. Competition officials handed down ,000 fines to Chris Gabehart, crew chief of Denny Hamlin’s race-winning Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Toyota

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Three other crew chiefs were assessed $10,000 fines after their cars were found with one lug nut not safely secured in a post-race check:

  • Jeremy Bullins, crew chief of the Team Penske No. 2 Ford driven by race winner Brad Keselowski
  • Randall Burnett, crew chief of the Richard Childress Racing No. 8 Chevrolet driven by rookie and 10th-place finisher Tyler Reddick
  • James Small, crew chief of the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Toyota driven by third-place finisher Martin Truex Jr.

Officials also issued L1-grade penalties to two teams for improperly mounted ballast, a violation found in pre-race inspection at New Hampshire:

  • No. 32 Go Fas Racing Ford driven by Corey LaJoie
  • No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet driven by Bubba Wallace.

Both organizations were docked 10 championship points in the drivers’ and team owners’ standings. On Sunday, both teams’ crew chiefs were ejected and the cars were forced to drop to the rear of the field for the start.

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lug nuts . Penalty report from Pocono Raceway. NASCAR fined four crew chiefs ,000 each for having one unsecured lug nut on their cars following Scott Graves (Ryan Newman‘s No. 6 Ford) and John Klausmeier (Clint Bowyer‘s No . 14 Ford) were fined for unsecured lug nuts after Saturday’s race.

John Klausmeier , crew chief for Almirola’s No. 10 Ford Mustang, was fined ,000 for the missing lug nut . The penalty does not carry with it a disqualification, as higher-level penalties do under NASCAR’s new inspection model that debuted this season. Monday’s penalty report was dominated

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