BUSCH: Penalties announced after Michigan

Three Members of RWI NASCAR Busch Series Team Penalized for Infractions at Michigan DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 23, 2005) -- NASCAR announced Tuesday that three members of the No. 64 NASCAR Busch Series team have been penalized for ...

Three Members of RWI NASCAR Busch Series Team Penalized for Infractions at Michigan

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 23, 2005) -- NASCAR announced Tuesday that three members of the No. 64 NASCAR Busch Series team have been penalized for rule infractions found during opening day inspection on August 19 at Michigan International Speedway.

Rusty Wallace, owner of the No. 64 Dodge, was penalized 25 championship owner points after being found in violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) of the 2005 NASCAR Busch Series rule book due to an unapproved jacking bolt -- incorrect thread count.

Additionally, Jeremy Mayfield, driver of the No. 64 Dodge, was penalized 25 championship driver points for violating the same rules. Blake Bainbridge, crew chief for the No. 64 Dodge, was assessed a $10,000 fine as a result of the same infractions.

Also, two other NASCAR Busch Series crew chiefs were penalized following rule violations at Michigan found during opening day inspection.

Todd Gordon, crew chief of the No. 10 Ford driven by Brent Sherman, was fined $5,000 after violating Sections 12-4-A and 12-4-Q (unapproved intake manifold modification -- plenum too large).

Gene Allnutt, crew chief for the No. 26 Chevrolet driven by Kim Crosby, was fined $2,500 for violating 12-4-A and 12-4-CC (unapproved third gear transmission ratio).

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jeremy Mayfield , Rusty Wallace , Brent Sherman , Kim Crosby