NASCAR on Thursday issued an L1 penalty for the nescar team for a back suspension infringement found amid teardown at the R&D Center in Concord, North Carolina. L1 penalty for NASCAR team conveys numerous results, which incorporates making Joey Logano's win at Richmond on Sunday hampered.
The burdened win is the first for a victorious Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team since NASCAR embraced that arrangement in 2016. This means Logano can't utilize the Richmond win as the thought for a programmed playoff spot. Ought to Logano still make the postseason, the five playoff focuses that accompanied a triumph would not have any significant bearing for Richmond. The official race record will even now list Logano as the winner.
Extra penalties are a $50,000 fine and two-race suspension for team boss Todd Gordon, and the loss of 25 driver focuses, and 25 proprietor focuses.
The infringement was under Section 20 of the NASCAR Rule Book. As indicated by the penalty framework NASCAR issued, the No. 22 team did not hold fast to the following: the Truck trailing arm spacer/pinion edge shim mating areas must be planar and must be in entire contact with comparing mating surfaces at all focuses and all circumstances.
In an announcement, Team Penske declared it would not offer the penalties.
"We comprehend and acknowledge the penalty that was conveyed to us today by NESCAR following a weekend ago's triumph by the No. 22 auto at Richmond," the announcement read. "We are frustrated by the notice, be that as it may, we don't plan to bid the penalty. The No. 22 team stays concentrated on going after wins as we work toward the NASCAR Playoffs and a Championship. Race Engineer Miles Stanley will fill in as Joey Logano's team boss this end of the week at Talladega Superspeedway, while Greg Erwin will help call race system on Sunday."
Different penalties issued Thursday include:
•Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Toyota in the Monster Energy NESCAR Cup Series has an unsecured fastener in a post-race check Sunday at Richmond International Raceway. Group boss Mike Wheeler was given a $10,000 fine after one fastener was observed to be dishonorably secured. The infraction was noted after driver Denny Hamlin recorded a season-best third-put complete in the Toyota Owners 400.
• Three teams in the NASCAR XFINITY Series additionally drew penalties for fastener infractions, the most extreme of which was given to the Richard Childress Racing No. 21 Chevrolet, headed to a third put complete from the post at Richmond by the new kid on the block Daniel Hemric. The auto was found with two unsecured fasteners, bringing about a $10,000 fine and a one-race suspension for team boss Danny Stockman Jr. Chad Walter will fill in as the team's group boss at Talladega.
Two different teams were managed $5,000 group boss fines for one unsecured fastener each: the No. 3 driven by Ty Dillon (team boss: Matt Swiderski) and the No. 46 driven by Quin Houff (group boss: Mark Setzer).
The guidelines for post-race fastener infringement are a piece of the game's prevention framework, refreshed by rivalry authorities in the offseason for the 2017 NASCAR Rule Book.