NASCAR has issued penalties to Richard Childress Racing on Thursday after there was an incident involving the team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.
NASCAR penalized the team for being in violation of section 12.1 (Actions Detrimental to Stock Car Racing; throwing an object at a competitors race truck) and 9-4A (The Crew Chief assumes all responsibility of his/her drivers or team members). The incident occurred after Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress Racing driver Ty Dillon got into an altercation on the racetrack. Harvick then pulled down on to pit road and stopped in Dillon's teams pit and a hammer was thrown at his #14 NTS Motorsports truck.
As a result of the incident the crew chief for the #3 Richard Childress Racing truck, Paul (Marcus) Richmond has been fined $10,000 and crew member Adam Brown has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR.
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