NASCAR World Reacts To The Penalty News From Tuesday

After they reportedly slowed down to assist a teammate, Cole Custer and his crew chief were given penalties by NASCAR on Tuesday afternoon.

"Mike Shiplett, the crew chief for Cole Custer, has been suspended indefinitely as punishment from Stewart-Haas Racing for the driver's slowdown on the penultimate lap. 

$100K in fines. According to NASCAR writer Bob Pockrass, Custer and his team were punished 50 points and fined $100,000.

The inconsistent nature of NASCAR's most recent penalties hasn't gone down well with fans.

Welcome to NASCAR, where deliberately slowing down three vehicles to assist a teammate and manipulating the Chase Grid get you in trouble,

but deliberately placing someone under yellow and influencing the result of a race only gets you a warning," a fan stated.

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