BUSCH: Post St. Louis penalties announced

PENALTIES ANNOUNCED FOR NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RULE VIOLATIONS AT GATEWAY; PEARSON SUSPENDED FOR TWO RACES DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today penalties and fines that have been issued among two NASCAR Busch Series teams as...

PENALTIES ANNOUNCED FOR NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RULE VIOLATIONS AT GATEWAY; PEARSON SUSPENDED FOR TWO RACES

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today penalties and fines that have been issued among two NASCAR Busch Series teams as a result of rule violations at Gateway International Raceway.

Ricky Pearson, crew chief for the No. 36 Chevrolet driven by Tim Sauter, was fined $15,000 and suspended from NASCAR for the next two events beginning with the Aug. 5 race at O'Reilly Raceway Park for violating Section 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: Section 20A-12.3-I (unapproved shock absorber piston bleed holes). The violations were discovered during post-race inspection on July 29.

Additionally, Sauter will lose 50 NASCAR Busch Series driver points and team owner John McGill will forfeit 50 NASCAR Busch Series owner points.

Also, Greg Tester, crew chief for the No. 71 Chevrolet driven by Ron Young, was fined $2,000 violation of Sections 12-4-A and 12-4-Q (Section 20A-12.1A(8) (jacking bolt must be made of solid magnetic steel). The violation was discovered during opening-day inspection on July 28.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Tim Sauter , Ron Young