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Martinsville post-race penalties announced

NASCAR has released the post-race penalty report from the First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway:

Team Penske crew member Dave Nichols Jr. has been suspended from the next Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship points event for a violation of Sections 12.8.1.c: Member Conduct Guidelines

Note: Correct and proper conduct, both on and off the race track, is part of a Member’s responsibilities. Member-to-Member confrontation with physical violence.

The penalty comes from his role in the post-race fight involving Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano.

There were also four lose lug nut penalties to #24-William Byron, #18-Kyle Busch, #17-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., and #12-Ryan Blaney.  Their crew chiefs were each fined $10,000.

There were no Truck Series penalties.

Click here for a copy of the report.