Elliott's No. 24 team was penalized by NASCAR on Tuesday for violations of L1 Section 20.20 Assembled Vehicle Overall Rules a. Notes: Modification of components to affect the aerodynamic properties of the vehicle. Race finish at Chicagoland Speedway is encumbered per Section 12.10 Encumbered Race Finishes, NASCAR PR reports.
Hendrick Motorsports has named Darian Grubb crew chief of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS team and driver Kahne for the remaining nine playoff races of the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series season. He will be atop the pit box for Sunday's event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports PR reports.