Officials pass out fines, probations post-Phoenix

Harvick, Kahne Receive Fines, Probation for Post-Race Incident at Phoenix *Crew chief Eury Sr. fined for windshield infraction DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2004) -- Drivers Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne were fined $10,000 each and placed on...

Harvick, Kahne Receive Fines, Probation for Post-Race Incident at Phoenix

*Crew chief Eury Sr. fined for windshield infraction

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2004) -- Drivers Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne were fined $10,000 each and placed on probation for their actions during an on-track incident that occurred after the conclusion of Sunday's NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, NASCAR officials announced today.

Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, and Kahne, driver of the No. 9 Dodge for Evernham Motorsports, were penalized for violating Section 12-4-A (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Rule Book when the two made deliberate contact with each other following the conclusion of the race. Both drivers' probation periods will extend to Nov. 30.

Tony Eury Sr., crew chief for the No. 8 Chevrolet of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., was fined $2,500 for violating Section 12-4-A (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-Q (Any determination by NASCAR Officials that the car, car parts, components and/or equipment used in the Event do not conform to NASCAR rules) for having a windshield on the car that was not an approved part and also did not meet the minimum required thickness of one-quarter inch.

The infraction was discovered by NASCAR officials during opening-day inspection.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Kevin Harvick , Kasey Kahne
Teams Richard Childress Racing