Atlanta II: Robby Gordon receives probation, penalites

Robby Gordon Issued Fine, Point Penalties For Atlanta Infractions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2006) -- NASCAR announced Wednesday that Robby Gordon has been fined and issued two point-standing penalties, for rule infractions during this past ...

Robby Gordon Issued Fine, Point Penalties For Atlanta Infractions

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2006) -- NASCAR announced Wednesday that Robby Gordon has been fined and issued two point-standing penalties, for rule infractions during this past Sunday's NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Gordon, the driver and owner of the No. 7 Chevrolet, has been fined $15,000; he also has been penalized with the loss of 50 driver championship points and 50 car owner championship points. Gordon also has been placed on probation by NASCAR until Dec. 31.

Gordon violated Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-N (intentionally causing a caution condition during the race) -- of the NASCAR Rule Book.

In addition, Gordon's crew chief Greg Erwin has been fined $10,000 due to violations of Sections 12-A and 12-4-N -- and 9-4-A (crew chief assumes responsibility for the actions of his/her driver, car owner and team members). Erwin also has been placed on probation until Dec. 31.

-credit: nascar

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Robby Gordon , Greg Erwin