NASCAR has released the post-race penalty report from the race weekend at Phoenix Raceway. There were two lug nut penalties in the Xfinity Series, and Ryan Sparks, crew chief for Corey LaJoie has been suspended four races.

NASCAR Cup Series:
3/13/2022 (race)
Phoenix No. 7 Safety 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.
Crew Chief (Ryan Sparks) and crew members (Blaine Anderson and Allen Holman) have been suspended from the next four Championship Series’ events.

NASCAR Xfinity Series:
3/12/2022(post-race inspection)
Phoenix No. 18 Safety Sections 8.8.10.4a: Tires and Wheels
Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed.
Crew chief (Jason Ratcliff) has been fined $5,000.

3/12/2022 (post-race inspection)
Phoenix No. 19 Safety Sections 8.8.10.4a: Tires and Wheels
Note: Lug nut(s) not properly installed.
Crew chief (Jeff Meendering) has been fined $5,000.

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