Talladega II: Post race penalty report

No. 46 Team Penalized For Infractions At Talladega Superspeedway AYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2010) -- NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 46 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule infractions discovered during...

No. 46 Team Penalized For Infractions At Talladega Superspeedway

AYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2010) -- NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 46 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule infractions discovered during opening day inspection Oct. 29 at Talladega Superspeedway.

The No. 46 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any determination by NASCAR officials that the race equipment used in the event does not conform to NASCAR required rules); and 20-2.3A (unapproved added weight location and unapproved added weight -- lower A-frames were filled with weight pellets) of the 2010 NASCAR rule book.

Crew chief Thomas Tucker has been fined $50,000 and indefinitely suspended from NASCAR. Car chief Richard Boga and team manager Tony Furr have also been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR.

Driver Michael McDowell and car owner Dusty Whitney have been penalized with the loss of 50 championship driver and owner points, respectively.

-source: nascar

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Michael McDowell