Martinsville II: Crew Chief penalized for violation

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Crew Chief Penalized For Rules Violation at Martinsville Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 24, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that a penalty has been issued to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series No. 50 Ford team as...

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Crew Chief Penalized For Rules Violation at Martinsville Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 24, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that a penalty has been issued to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series No. 50 Ford team as a result of a rule violation last week at Martinsville Speedway.

Crew chief Matthew J. Puccia has been fined $2,500. The penalty resulted from the violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (truck, truck parts, components and/or equipment that do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20B-10.4G (Unapproved transmission gear ratio between 1.00:1 and 1.28:1 will not be permitted. Transmission contained unapproved third gear ratio of 1.15:1) of the 2006 NASCAR Rule Book. The infraction was discovered during opening day inspection on Oct. 19.

-credit: nascar

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