Penalty given to Blaney’s crew chief for lug nut violation at Indy

NASCAR has given Todd Gordon, crew chief of Ryan Blaney’s No. 12 car, a $10,000 fine after a lug nut was found to be unsecured in a post-race check.

Xfinity Series crew chief Shane Wilson has been given a four race suspension for a violations at Indianapolis. NASCAR’s penalty report list the No. 39 team of RSS Racing as violation Sections 12.5.2.5.a (Safety) and 10.9.8.l (Crew Members/Servicing) — the last of which states: “A safety violation may be imposed for any action or omission by a Competitor or vehicle that creates an unsafe environment or poses a threat to the safety of the Competitors, as determined by NASCAR.”

The Xfinity Series entry list at Michigan has Kevin Starland listed as the crew chief for the No. 39 car. He previously served as the crew chief prior to Wilson arriving in May.

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