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Three Truck Series teams penalized after Martinsville

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On Tuesday, NASCAR penalized three Camping World Truck Series teams for penalties discovered by NASCAR officials in post-race inspection after Sunday's Kroger 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway -- the No. 31 Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet team, the No. 54 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota team and the No. 98 ThorSport Racing Toyota team.

According to NASCAR's penalty announcement, all three teams had offset front hubs, a level P3 penalty in NASCAR's new penalty scale that was implemented at the start of the season. As a result, crew chiefs Michael Shelton (No. 31), Jerry Baxter (No. 54) and Gene Wachtel (No. 98) were each fined $10,000 and placed on probation until the end of the year.

In its penalty announcement, NASCAR cited section 20B-12.5 (D) of the 2014 rule book.
All three trucks finished in the top-five, with Darrell Wallace Jr. finishing second in the No. 54, Ben Kennedy third in the No. 31 and Johnny Sauter fourth in the No. 98. Sauter's Thorsport teammate, Matt Crafton, won the race in the No. 88 Toyota.

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