Sunday, December 4, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search

Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Lost: Male Great Pyrenees, all white, double dew claws on back legs, sweet, shy, not aggressive, Nov. 10, C.R. 404/405, neighbors heard 2 shots, any information appreciated. 830-393-0801.

VideoFound: Dog, chocolate color, on old Pittman Rd., be prepared to prove it's your dog, looking for owner. Call or text Tammy at 830-391-6662.
*Includes FREE photo online!
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Experienced mechanic on forklifts and man lifts, Class A CDL preferred but not required, must pass background and drug/alcohol test. Email resume to
CCSCT, a nonprofit, is seeking an Assistant Cook to assist with preparation and cooking of home-delivered meals for its Senior Nutrition Program in Floresville. Applicants must have HS diploma equivalent and minimum of 1 year of experience in meal preparation, meal planning or related work experience. Additional work experience may be substituted for education. Interested applicants can apply online at or can apply in person at 1513 3rd St., Floresville, Texas.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos

Video Vault ›


Kyle Larson without crew chief for Michigan

Kyle Larson without crew chief for Michigan

E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Amanda Vincent is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or

June 8, 2016
Post a comment

For the second-consecutive race weekend, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver will race without his regular crew chief because of a lug nut issue discovered post-race the previous race weekend. This time around, Chad Johnston, crew chief for Kyle Larson on the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will be sidelined for Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn because of a lug nut issue Monday after the rain-delayed Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.

Announcement of Johnston’s one-race suspension was a part of NASCAR’s weekly penalty/warning announcement, released on Wednesday. In its announcement, NASCAR cited violations of sections 12-1, a and p. Simply put, lug nuts were not properly installed on the No. 42, a determination made during post-race inspection at Pocono.

In addition to the suspension, Johnson also received a $20,000 fine and was placed on probation through the end of the year.

Tony Gibson, crew chief for Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Stewart Haas Racing team, and Randall Burnett, crew chief on the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet team of A.J. Allmendinger, were sidelined for the Pocono race becauce of lug nut issues the previous race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Busch won at Pocono with a fill-in crew chief. Greg Biffle’s crew chief on the No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing team, Brian Pattie,still has one race remaining on a two-race suspension, so he’ll also be sidelined at Michigani, but his suspension isn’t related to a lug nut issue.

Meanwhile, six other Sprint Cup teams received written warnings from NASCAR because of inspection issues at Pocono. The No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet team of Regan Smith and the No. 83 BK Racing Toyota team of Matt DiBenedetto received warnings for twice failing pre-race laser inspection. The No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet team of Jamie McMurray was warned for twice failing pre-race template inspection. The No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford team of Aric Amirola failed pre-qualifying laser inspection twice on June 3, and therefore, received a written warning. Also, the No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet team of Danica Patrick and the No. 85 Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing Chevrolet team of Ty Dillon received warnings for twice failing pre-qualifying template inspection.

The warning handed to the No. 7 team was that team’s fourth warning. NASCAR rules call for a penalty the following race weekend after a team receives its fourth warning. As a result, the No. 7 team will probably have to make its pit selection last at Michigan.

Follow Auto Racing Daily on Twitter @AutoRacingDaily or like Auto Racing Daily on Facebook ( Amanda’s also on Twitter @NASCARexaminer and has a fan/like page on Facebook (
‹ Previous Blog Entry

Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

NASCAR News Archives

Nascar News side bar
Allstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC ExpertsFriesenhahn Custom WeldingVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.