Penalties Announced for Busch, Allmendinger for Infractions at Atlanta

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Today, NASCAR announced penalties for the No. 18 Toyota Camry driven by Kyle Busch in the Xfinity Series and the No. 47 Toyota Camry driven by AJ Allmendinger in the Monster Energy Cup Series. The infractions occurred this past weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

The No. 18 received an L1 penalty for the following infraction:

  • Sections 20.17.3.2.1.2 Post-Race Front Body Inspection Heights Note: Race finish is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes. Post-race height measurements were outside NASCAR allowed tolerances.

The penalty for the infraction included; Crew chief (Scott Graves) has been fined $10,000 and suspended from the next NASCAR XFINITY Series points event. Team has been assessed with the loss of 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series owner points.

The No. 47 received an L1 penalty for the following infraction:

  • Sections 10.9.10.4: Tires and Wheels Note: Race finish is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes. Lug nut(s) not properly installed.

The penalty for the infraction included; Crew chief (Randall Burnett) has been fined $65,000 and suspended from the next three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points events. Team has been assessed with the loss of 35 driver and 35 owner points