Texas: Series penalizes four teams

Penalties Issued To Four Teams In NASCAR Sprint Cup Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 21, 2010) -- NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 13, No. 47, No. 00 and No. 56 teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule ...

Penalties Issued To Four Teams In NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 21, 2010) -- NASCAR has issued penalties to the No. 13, No. 47, No. 00 and No. 56 teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as a result of rule violations committed at Texas Motor Speedway last week.

Robert "Bootie" Barker, crew chief of the No. 13 team, and Frank Kerr, crew chief of the No. 47 team, have each been fined $75,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 20-2.3A (unapproved added weight); 20-7 (all engine cooling system components must be approved by NASCAR prior to being used in competition); and 20-7.3A (radiator mount; failure to submit components) of the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rule book.

Car owners Robert Germain (No. 13) and Tad Geschickter (No. 47) have each been penalized with the loss of 50 championship owner points for violating Sections 12-1 and 20-2.3A. Drivers Max Papis (No. 13) and Marcos Ambrose (No. 47) have each been penalized with the loss of 50 championship driver points for violating Sections 12-1 and 20-2.3A.

Rodney Childers, crew chief of the No. 00 team, and Pat Tryson, crew chief of the No. 56 team, have each been fined $25,000 and placed on probation until Dec. 31 for violating Sections 12-1; 20-7; and 20-7.3A.

All of these violations occurred during post-qualifying inspection on April 16.

-source: nascar

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Max Papis , Marcos Ambrose