IndyCar fines Chevrolet, Penske, Schmidt Peterson for Grand Prix violations

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Race winner Pagenaud's underwing splitter found out of specification

IndyCar announced today post-event infractions from the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, which was held May 10 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Specifically:

--IndyCar officials have fined engine manufacturer Chevrolet $20,000 and penalized it 10 engine manufacturer's points for violations of the engine regulations. Chevrolet was found to have violated Rule 11.2 (Torque Control) and 12.1 (Traction Control) of the Verizon IndyCar Series Engine Regulations.

--IndyCar officials have fined Schmidt Peterson Motorsports $1,000 for a technical violation on its No. 77 Verizon IndyCar Series entry (in photo) driven by Simon Pagenaud. The entrant was found to have violated Rule 14.6.7.7 (Underwing splitter) of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook. Apparently Pagenaud's win stands.

--IndyCar officials have fined Penske Racing $1,000 for a technical violation on its No. 3 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Helio Castroneves. The entrant was found to have violated Rule 14.15.7 (Differential assembly) of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

The member may contest the imposition of the penalty pursuant to the procedures and timelines detailed in the review and appeal procedures of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

Note - Chevrolet intends to appeal the penalties

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