NASCAR Busch Series Crew Chief Fined, Penalties Announced
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2007) -- NASCAR announced that Drew Blickensderfer, crew chief for the No. 17 Ford driven by Matt Kenseth in the NASCAR Busch Series, was fined $10,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing), 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) and 20A--12.8.1D (after competition, the right rear quarter panel height exceeded the maximum of 36 ½ inches) of the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series Rule Book.
Additionally, Kenseth was penalized with the loss of 25 championship driver points and team owner Jack Roush was penalized with the loss of 25 championship owner points due to the same violations.
The infractions were discovered during post-race inspection on Nov. 10 at Phoenix International Raceway.