Penalty Report: Michigan/Mid-Ohio

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By Caleb Whisler, Staff Writer

NASCAR has issued penalties in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) following the LTi Printing 200 at Michigan International Raceway.

LTi Printing 200 race winner, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., received an encumbered win following post race inspection at the NASCAR Research and Development Center in Concord, North Carolina. NASCAR found that the vent holes in the bed of the truck were not in configuration for air intake only. Wallace was found in violation os section 20.2.12.b of the NASCAR rule book.

Shane Huffman, crew chief, as been fined $5,000 and suspended from the next NCWTS event, tonight at Bristol Motor Speedway. MDM Motorsports was also assessed a loss of 10 points in owner standings.

Grant Enfinger, driver of the No. 98 ThorSport Racing entry, was assessed two penalties following the NCWTS event at Michigan. Enfinger was assessed an encumbered penalty after post-race heights and measurements were found outside of NASCAR tolerance. Enfinger was also assessed a weight affixed improperly. Enfinger was in violation of sections 20.17.2.1 and 20.17.3.2.1.2 of the NASCAR rule book.

Crew chief of the No. 98, Jeff Hensley, and truck chief, Josh Hankish, have been suspended from the next two NCWTS events and fined $5,000. Hensley and Hankish will be able to serve both penalties concurrently per NASCAR. The team was assessed with a loss of 10 driver and owner points. Bud Haefle will serve as crew chief for Enfinger.

There were no penalties assessed following the NASCAR XFINITY Series event at Mid-Ohio and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event at Michigan.

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