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FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03:  Goodyear Eagle racing tires are seen in the garage area during Salute To Veterans Qualifying Days Fueled by Texas Lottery for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Richard W. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway) | Getty Images
FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Goodyear Eagle racing tires are seen in the garage area during Salute To Veterans Qualifying Days Fueled by Texas Lottery for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Richard W. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway) | Getty Images

NASCAR Cup Series Lug Nut Penalties through Sonoma

Prompted by a question on Twitter, we researched the number of lug nut penalties issued to Cup Series teams so far this season.  This data is through Sonoma, the 16th race of the season.

Total lug nut penalties issued: 40


#17-Chris Buescher – 4 (Las Vegas, Kansas, Darlington, Dover)

#18-Kyle Busch – 4 (Homestead, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Talladega)

#24-William Bryon – 4 (Phoenix, Richmond, Dover, Charlotte)


#2-Brad Keselowski – 3 (Daytona, Daytona Road Course, Phoenix)

#19-Martin Truex, Jr. – 3 (Homestead, Las Vegas, Sonoma)


#1-Kurt Busch – 2 (Phoenix, Kansas)

#8-Tyler Reddick – 2 (Homestead, Dover)

#22-Joey Logano – 2 (Kansas, Darlington)

#41-Cole Custer – 2 (Homestead, Las Vegas)


#4-Kevin Harvick – 1 (Las Vegas)

#5-Kyle Larson – 1 (Martinsville)

#9-Chase Elliott – 1 (Homestead)

#14-Chase Briscoe – 1 (Martinsville)

#20-Christopher Bell – 1 (Daytona Road Course)

#21-Matt DiBenedetto – 1 (Las Vegas)

#23-Bubba Wallace – 1 (Daytona)

#37-Ryan Preece – 1 (Dover)

#42-Ross Chastain – 1 (Homestead)

#47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. – 1 (Martinsville)

#48-Alex Bowman – 1 (Charlotte)

#51-Cody Ware – 1 (Richmond)

#77-Justin Haley – 1 (Charlotte)

#99-Daniel Suarez – 1 (Phoenix)