MX-5: Series announces Road America penalties

Road America Penalties Rearrange MX-5 Cup Point Standings TOPEKA, Kan. (Aug. 28, 2009) -- Penalties issued following Round Seven of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup at Road America have dropped previous Championship point leader Marc...

Road America Penalties Rearrange MX-5 Cup Point Standings

TOPEKA, Kan. (Aug. 28, 2009) -- Penalties issued following Round Seven of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup at Road America have dropped previous Championship point leader Marc Miller to second place in the standings, with Todd Lamb taking over the lead.

After reviewing in-car camera footage from numerous cars, SCCA Pro Racing officials issued point and/or monetary penalties to three drivers. One of those drivers was Championship leader Miller, driver of the No. 28 Team MER/MOCA/RaceNowforAutism/MMP MX-5. Miller was fined 29 points and $750 for avoidable body contact during the race. As a result, Miller dropped to second in the MX-5 Cup point standings, 18 points behind Lamb.

Full Round Seven race results with a list of penalties are available at www.mx-5cup.com, along with revised point standings.

Round Eight of the SCCA Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Championship will take place Sept. 17 -- 19, at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.

-credit: scca pro racing

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Series SCCA
Drivers Todd Lamb , Marc Miller