The infraction is a P3 level penalty as outlined in Section 12-4.3 of the rule book and violates sections 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing and 20A-2.3A: Added car weight. Weight not properly attached. Weight fell out during the event.
As a result of this violation, crew chief Gary Ritter has been fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31.
NASCAR also announced that William Coralline, a crew member in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been indefinitely suspended for violating the sanctioning body’s Substance Abuse Policy. On Sept. 24, Coralline was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (violation of the NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy) of the 2014 NASCAR Rule Book.