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AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 26: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 leidos Toyota, drives during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series Echopark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on March 26, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) | Getty Images
AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 26: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 leidos Toyota, drives during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series Echopark Automotive Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on March 26, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) | Getty Images

COTA Penalties Announced; Bootie Barker Suspended Four Races

Following the recently issued penalty by NASCAR related to an incident at Circuit of the Americas, Dave Rogers, 23XI Performance Director, will serve as acting crew chief for the No. 23 team. The team will not appeal the decision.

— 23XI Racing —

Original post: Crew Chief (Bootie Barker) and crew members (Caleb Dirks and Adam Riley) have been suspended from the next four Championship Series’ events, NASCAR said Tuesday.

Bubba Wallace’s #23 had a wheel fall off during last weekend’s race at Circuit of the Americas.

Safety infraction:  Sections 10.5.2.6: Loss or separation of an improperly installed tire/wheel from the vehicle.
Note: Loss of tire/wheel during the event.

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