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JRM No. 8 crew fined for lug-nut violation at Texas; KBM crewmember suspended
NASCAR officers handed down a $5,000 tremendous Tuesday to the JR Motorsports No. 8 crew for a lug-nut violation after Saturday’s Xfinity Sequence race at Texas Motor Speedway.
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The No. 8 Chevrolet pushed to a Nineteenth-place end by Josh Berry within the Alsco Uniforms 250 was discovered with one unsecured lug nut in a post-race examine. The security violation underneath Part 10.9.10.4 within the NASCAR Rule Ebook resulted in a $5,000 tremendous to crew chief Taylor Moyer.
On the Tenting World Truck Sequence facet, officers issued an indefinite suspension to Matthew Moermond for a behavioral violation of Sections 12.1, 12.8.a, and 12.8.1.e (Member Conduct Pointers) within the Rule Ebook. Moermond was most just lately listed as technical director for Kyle Busch Motorsports on NASCAR’s crew rosters for the Texas weekend. He has additionally served as a utility crewmember and an engineer for the KBM group this 12 months.
Two important penalties have been handed down throughout the race weekend, each to groups fielding autos for Ross Chastain. Competitors officers fined the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet crew $25,000, ejecting crew chief Phil Surgen and dropping Chastain to the rear of the sector for the beginning of the NASCAR All-Star Race for an air-duct violation present in Sunday’s pre-race inspection. Within the Tenting World Truck Sequence, the No. 45 Niece Motorsports Chevrolet crew was disqualified Saturday after an unapproved throttle physique was found in post-race inspection.