Air dam modifications for Pontiac, Chevy at MIS

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2002) - Officials for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) have announced a half-inch increase to the front air dam for the Pontiac Grand Prix and a 1-inch increase for the Chevrolet Monte Carlo,...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2002) - Officials for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) have announced a half-inch increase to the front air dam for the Pontiac Grand Prix and a 1-inch increase for the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, for next weekend's Pepsi 400 Presented by Farmer Jack at Michigan International Speedway.

The leading edge of the air dam for the Pontiacs now must not extend more than 1½ inches forward of the bumper. The leading edge for the Chevrolets now must not extend more than 3½ inches forward of the bumper. Prior to this, Pontiacs' air dams could extend 1 inch forward, while Chevrolets' air dams could extend 2½ inches forward.

These modifications will be in place for next weekend only, pending further assessment by NASCAR officials.

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