MOTO-ST: Post-practice penalties announced

Five Teams Penalized After SunTrust MOTO-ST Series Practice DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Following Saturday afternoon's practice for the opening round of the 2008 SunTrust MOTO-ST Series at Daytona International Speedway five teams have been assessed...

Five Teams Penalized After SunTrust MOTO-ST Series Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Following Saturday afternoon's practice for the opening round of the 2008 SunTrust MOTO-ST Series at Daytona International Speedway five teams have been assessed penalties for exceeding their respective class horsepower limits in post-practice tech.

In the Buell Motorcycle Company SuperSport Twins (SST) class the No. 1 Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motorsports Aprilia Tuono 1000R and the No. 75 Touring Sport Ducati 848 have been penalized. In the BMW Grand Sport Twins (GST) class the No. 20 Wagner Motorsports Racing Ducati 1000SS has been penalized. In the Sport Twins (ST) class the No. 9 Pair-A-Nines Kawasaki EX650 and the No. 43 Cycle Dynamics Kawasaki EX650 have been penalized.

Each of these bikes will be placed at the back of their respective classes on the starting grid for Sunday's Daytona 300 race.

The horsepower limit for the SST class is a maximum of 120 hp, for GST it is 90 hp and in the ST division it is 75.

A final practice session for the Daytona 300 will be held at 9:10 a.m. Sunday morning with the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series season opener scheduled to get the green flag at 2:00 p.m.

-credit: www.moto-st.com.

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