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Martin Truex Jr., No. 78 staff penalized following Richmond infraction

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As anticipated, Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 78 Furnishings Row Racing staff have been penalized by NASCAR following Saturday evening’s Federated Auto Elements 400 at Richmond Worldwide Raceway.

On Wednesday morning, the staff obtained a P2 penalty after failing post-race laster (LIS) inspection.

Because of the penalty, Truex Jr. was docked 10 championship driver factors, however the factors had been deducted earlier than the Chase for the Dash Cup reset.

The No. 78 staff additionally misplaced 10 championship proprietor factors and crew chief Cole Pearn was fined $15,000.

The No. 7 staff of Regan Smith obtained a written warning and can lose 15 minutes of follow time after failing pre-qualifying laser inspection thrice.

Moreover, the No. 18 of Kyle Busch, No. 16 of Greg Biffle, No. 22 of Joey Logano and No. 78 of Truex Jr. had been handed down written warnings after failing pre-qualifying LIS inspection twice.

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