The team was issued a L1-level penalty for violating sections 20.14.2 (rear suspension) of the NASCAR Rule Book.
As a result, crew chief Mike Wheeler has been fined $50,000 and suspended for the next two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship points events at Richmond Raceway and Chicagoland Speedway. The team was also assessed with the loss of 25 owner points and 25 driver points.
The finish was ruled encumbered per Section 12.10.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Denny Hamlin
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