BUSCH: NASCAR issues penalities 2003-10-21

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2003) -- NASCAR has issued the following penalties for various infractions that occurred during last weekend's NASCAR Winston Cup Series event at Martinsville Speedway and the NASCAR Busch Series event at Memphis ...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2003) -- NASCAR has issued the following penalties for various infractions that occurred during last weekend's NASCAR Winston Cup Series event at Martinsville Speedway and the NASCAR Busch Series event at Memphis Motorsports Park, NASCAR officials announced today.

The following were fined accordingly:

Todd Berrier, crew chief for the No. 29 NASCAR Winston Cup Series car of Kevin Harvick, was fined $5,000 for violation of Section 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing and Section 9-4-A: The crew chief assumes responsibility for the actions of his team members. Infraction occurred during pre-race.

Marc Smith, crew member for the No. 29 NASCAR Winston Cup Series car of Kevin Harvick, was suspended until Oct. 29, 2003. He was in violation of Section 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing: Attempting to circumvent a NASCAR inspection process. Infraction occurred during pre-race.

Bobby Hamilton Jr., driver of the No. 25 NASCAR Busch Series car, was fined $3,000. He was in violation of 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing. Use of improper language. Infraction occurred during post-race.

Mike Harmon, driver of the No. 44 NASCAR Busch Series car, was fined $3,000. He was in violation of Section 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing. Throwing restraint device at another competitor's car. Infraction occurred during race.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Kevin Harvick , Bobby Hamilton Jr. , Mike Harmon