The Entrance Row Motorsports driver, who became as soon as sitting 20th in the championship standings, has taken a predominant hit after violations were came all the plot via on the No. 34 Ford Mustang.
NASCAR has docked both the driving force and group 100 aspects, to boot to ten playoff aspects.
Crew chief Blake Harris has been fined $100,000 and suspended for the next four races.
The penalty drops McDowell to 27th in the standings. McDowell’s vehicle and the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Chevrolet of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. were randomly chosen by the sanctioning physique after Pocono and brought wait on to the NASCAR R&D Center for additional inspection.
NASCAR says that the No. 34 Ford violated Sections 14.1 C&D&Q Overall Assembled Car Principles in the NASCAR Rule E-book.
The penalty list learn as follows: Modification of a single source equipped phase. Furthermore, All L2 Penalties came all the plot via after Post-Shuffle inspection is performed will lead to a Penalty(ies) primarily based off the minimal Penalty alternatives and the Shuffle finishing place will no longer depend in direction of eligibility for the Playoffs, development in the Playoffs, eligibility for non-Parts Events, and tie breakers.
This penalty follows the double-disqualification of the Joe Gibbs Racing cars after Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch finished 1-2 final weekend. The subject here appears to be like to be to be unrelated.
In March, Brad Keselowski’s No. 6 RFK Racing group became as soon as handed an identical penalty to FRM and McDowell, after adjustments were made to the rear fascia of the vehicle.
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