Roush Fenway Racing driver Trevor Bayne has received a penalty for his actions during the May 31 race After the No. 6 car was involved in an on-track incident, the driver walked across the racing surface before he was attended to by the track safety crew, in violation of Sections 12.1, 12.8 b and 10.4.2.1 in the 2015 NASCAR rule book. Bayne has been fined $20,000 and placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31.
Jennifer Jo Cobb, driver of the No. 10 truck, has received a penalty for similar actions during the May 29 race. After her No. 10 truck was involved in an on-track incident, Cobb walked across the racing surface before being attended to by the track safety crew. Cobb has been fined $5,000 and placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31.
The No. 4 Stewart Haas Racing Sprint Cup Series team has been assessed a P1 level penalty for receiving written warnings in two consecutive events (Section 18.104.22.168b,c NASCAR rule book). The team received a warning for having to go through pre-race inspection more than three times at Charlotte Motor Speedway two weeks ago, while the car’s exhaust pipe was found to not be in conformance to rule book specifications during opening day inspection last weekend at Dover. The team will receive the last choice in the pit selection process for this weekend’s event at Pocono Raceway.
The No. 97 NASCAR XFINITY Series team has been penalized for an infraction occurring during practice on May 29, receiving a P3 level penalty for violating Sections 12.1 and 22.214.171.124b NASCAR rule book. The car had an improperly attached weight that fell out of the car. Crew chief John Monsam has been fined $15,000, suspended from the next championship point race, and placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31. Car chief David Jones has been suspended from the next championship point race and placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31. Driver Peyton Sellers and owner Victor Obaika lose 15 series championship driver and owner points, respectively.
The No. 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series entry car was found to be too low in the rear during post-race inspection on May 30. This is a P2 level penalty assessed for violating Sections 12.1 and 126.96.36.199.2b NASCAR rule book. Crew chief Nick Harrison has been fined $7,500 and placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31. Car owner Richard Childress loses 10 series championship owner points.