Unauthorized modifications were found to the team’s fueling probe, a violation of Section 7.1.4 (“Dry-Break. The dry-break must be … unmodified”) of the GRAND-AM Rule Book.
As a result:
- The team, Starworks Motorsport, has been penalized with the loss of three team championship points;
- Drivers Alex Popow and Ryan Dalziel have each been penalized three driver championship points;
- Ford has been penalized three manufacturer championship points;
- The team has been fined $5,000, payable to Camp Boggy Creek, the official charity of GRAND-AM.