Penalties Announced For Infractions in Grand-Am Cup Race At Mont-Tremblant
MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, Canada (May 23, 2004) - Grand-Am Cup Series officials today announced that the first and third place cars in Saturday's Mont-Tremblant 250 have been penalized for fuel capacity infractions.
According to Grand-Am Cup Series technical director Scott Spencer, a post-race fuel capacity check revealed that the race-winning No. 11 Powell Motorsport Cadillac CTS-V driven by Devon Powell and Terry Borcheller and the No. 58 Rehagen Racing Ford Mustang Cobra SVT driven by David Shep and Kenny Wilden, which finished third, exceeded the specified amount of fuel. Both cars and drivers retain their overall finishing positions in the race, but the No. 11 will receive 28th place points and the No. 58 will be given 29th place points as a result of the infractions. Both teams and the drivers will also forfeit all prize money.
In light of the penalties, No. 44 TheRaceSite.com Racing Porsche 996 driver Craig Stanton - who finished fifth in the Mont-Tremblant 250 - is now the Grand-Am Cup Series Grand Sport (GS) championship leader with 131 points, while Borcheller moves from the points lead into second place with 108.