Penalities after Atlanta announced

NASCAR Winston Cup Series team penalized for rules infractions at Atlanta DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 29, 2003) - NASCAR Winston Cup Series team Haas CNC Racing was fined, and forfeited championship driver and owner points for ...

NASCAR Winston Cup Series team penalized for rules infractions at Atlanta

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 29, 2003) - NASCAR Winston Cup Series team Haas CNC Racing was fined, and forfeited championship driver and owner points for rules infractions during the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 weekend (Oct. 24-27) at Atlanta Motor Speedway, NASCAR officials announced today.

The No. 0 Haas CNC Pontiac was found to have an unapproved carburetor modification (to the venturi) during opening-day inspection. The result was a $25,000 fine for crew chief Tony Furr, the loss of 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship driver points for Ward Burton and the loss of 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship owner points for Gene Haas.

All parties were in violation of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rule Book, Section 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing and Section 12-4-Q: Any determination by NASCAR Officials that parts and/or equipment in the Event do not conform to NASCAR rules: Unapproved carburetor modification.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Ward Burton