Kyle Busch, Bowyer groups carry lug-nut penalties from Darlington
Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer will probably be with out their crew chiefs in Saturday evening’s playoff race at Richmond Raceway.
Adam Stevens, of Busch’s No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing workforce, and Johnny Klausmeier, of Bowyer’s No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing workforce, will every serve a one-race suspension along with being fined $20,000. The penalty stems from there being two lug nuts not secure and safe on their respective race vehicles after the Southern 500 in Darlington.
Jacob Canter will function Busch’s interim within the Federated Auto Elements 400. The winless Busch is tenth on the playoff grid, seven factors above the cutline.
Greg Zipadelli, the competitors director of SHR, will function Bowyer’s interim crew chief. Will probably be the second time this season Zipadelli has stuffed in for Klausmeier due to a lug nut penalty, the opposite race being one month in the past at Michigan.
Bowyer is tied with teammate Aric Almirola for the ultimate spot on the playoff grid.
Different penalties assessed for Darlington embrace two different crew chiefs fined for having one lug nut not secure and safe. Race-winning crew chief Rodney Childers with Kevin Harvick’s workforce and Chad Knaus of William Byron’s workforce have been every fined $10,000.
Within the Truck Sequence, Kevin Bellicourt, the crew chief for Derek Kraus, was fined $2,500 for one lug nut not being secure and safe on the No. 19 truck.