BUSCH: NASCAR fines crew chiefs

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR officials announced Wednesday that they have penalized NASCAR Winston Cup Series crew chief Matt Chambers for rules violations (shoulder harness) discovered in preliminary inspection prior to the Cracker Barrel Old ...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR officials announced Wednesday that they have penalized NASCAR Winston Cup Series crew chief Matt Chambers for rules violations (shoulder harness) discovered in preliminary inspection prior to the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia.

Chambers, crew chief of the No. 97 NASCAR Winston Cup Series team, was fined $5,000 and suspended from the next two NASCAR Winston Cup Series races (suspension ends April 4, 2001). Chambers was penalized under Section 12-4-Q in the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series rule book: "Any determination by NASCAR Officials that parts and/or equipment used in the Event do not conform... or have not been approved by NASCAR..."

NASCAR officials announced Wednesday they have penalized NASCAR Winston Cup Series crew chief Chad Knaus for rules violations (shoulder harness) discovered in preliminary inspection prior to the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia.

Knaus, crew chief of the No. 92 NASCAR Winston Cup Series team, was fined $5,000 and suspended from the next two NASCAR Winston Cup Series races (suspension ends April 4, 2001). Knaus was penalized under Section 12-4-Q in the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series rule book: "Any determination by NASCAR Officials that parts and/or equipment used in the Event do not conform... or have not been approved by NASCAR..."

Fedewa fined

NASCAR officials announced Monday that they have penalized NASCAR Busch Series driver Tim Fedewa for driving into another competitor's car after the completion of Saturday's SunCom 300 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina.

Fedewa, driver of the No. 66 NASCAR Busch Series team, was fined $5,000. Fedewa was penalized under Section 12-4-A in the 2001 NASCAR Busch Series rule book: "Actions detrimental to stock car racing..."

-NASCAR

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Series NASCAR Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Chad Knaus