Clint Bowyer will be without his crew chief John Klausmeier for the next Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway as NASCAR has issued a one-race suspension for the crew chief.
It was found that Bowyer’s car had two lug nuts not safe and secure. Additionally. the crew chief will be charged $20,000 fine as per the Cup rule book.
The crew chiefs of cars of winner Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr. and Tyler Reddick were also penalised for one lug nut not safe and secure. They will be fined $10,000 each.
NASCAR had previously charged the crew chiefs for Bubba Wallace and Corey LaJoie for an improperly mounted ballast. The chiefs were suspended for the race at New Hampshire and the two drivers had to start the race from the rear. Additionally, both teams were penalized with a 10-point deduction in the driver and owner standings.