NASCAR issued several penalties on Tuesday, the most serious of which was to Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 54 Nationwide Series team, which won last weekend's race at Darlington, S.C., with driver Kyle Busch.
NASCAR fined the team's crew chief, Adam Stevens,
$10,000 and placed him on probation for the rest of the year for having an unapproved front upper bumper cover on the team's car. In addition, the team’s car chief
Christopher Landis has been placed on probation for the remainder of the
The violation was discovered during opening day inspection last weekend.
Also Tuesday, Jackson L. Dodson II, a crew member in the Sprint Cup Series, and Frank W.
Earnhardt, a crew member in the Nationwide Series, were indefinitely
suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse