NASCAR released it’s weekly penalty report on Tuesday. Following NASCAR’s race weekend at it’s shortest track — Martinsville Speedway — there was a suspension handed down as well as one lug nut penalty.
Randall Howard, the hauler driver for the No. 23 Our Motorsports team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series has been suspended for a behavioral violation. According to the release from NASCAR, Howard’s suspension was due to violating Sections 12.1 & 19 of the NASCAR Rulebook, which pertains to the substance abuse policy.
The 56-year old will serve an indefinite suspension from NASCAR.
Additionally, Tim Silva, the crew chief for the No. 49 CMU Motorsports team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was fined $2,500 for violating section 10.9.10.4 in the NASCAR Rulebook. The No. 49 truck had one unsecured lug nut following Saturday’s event.
The No. 49 truck was driven by Roger Reuse, who brought the truck home to a 35th-place finish on Saturday at Martinsville.