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DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA - AUGUST 28: Riley Herbst, driver of the #18 Monster Energy Toyota, drives during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Wawa 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on August 28, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Joe Gibbs Racing team fails pre-race inspection at Daytona with improperly mounted ballast: UPDATE


The #18 team will also lose 10 driver and 10 owner points as a penalty.

— NASCAR —

Original post: A pre-race inspection infraction for an improperly mounted ballast has been issued to the #18-Riley Herbst team. At-track penalties: The car chief (John Egbert Jr.) has been ejected and the No. 18 will start at the rear of the field and will serve a pass-through penalty after the field has taken the green flag. Any possible further penalties will be announced this week.

Three cars failed inspection twice and will lose pit selection for the next event: No. 39, 92, 47

— NASCAR–