Two NASCAR teams penalized following post-race inspection at Kansas


Two Xfinity teams were penalized for lug nut violations following Kansas, NASCAR announced on its website,

Ryan Blaney's No. 22 Ford and Matt Tifft's No. 19 Toyota each received penalties for improperly installed lug nuts following  Saturday's Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway.

Each team's crew chiefs --  Greg Erwin  for the No. 22 and Dave Rogers for the No. 19 -- were each fined $5,000 for one unsecured lug nut in post-race inspection.

Blaney finished third and Tifft, eighth.


Christopher Bell won the race in a controversial finish, in which he drove underneath teammate Erik Jones, causing contact.