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Indianapolis post-race penalties issued


NASCAR officials issued a suspension and a fine to a pair of Xfinity Series teams following last weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

No. 44 Martins Motorsports crew chief Daniel Johnson has been suspended for the next NASCAR Xfinity Series points event after Tommy Joe Martins lost his rear axle during the race, a violation of Section 12.5.2.7.4e of the NASCAR Rule Book, "Loss or separation of improperly installed rear axle."

No. 22 Team Penske crew chief Brian Wilson was fined $5,000 for a missing lug nut.

NASCAR.com