Chevrolet, Pontiac air dam modifications set for season

Chevrolet, Pontiac air dam modifications set for rest of NASCAR Winston Cup season. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2002) - NASCAR officials have announced that recent NASCAR Winston Cup Series rules modifications regarding Chevrolet and Pontiac...

Chevrolet, Pontiac air dam modifications set for rest of NASCAR Winston Cup season.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2002) - NASCAR officials have announced that recent NASCAR Winston Cup Series rules modifications regarding Chevrolet and Pontiac air dams, in effect for races at Michigan International Speedway (Aug. 18) and Darlington Raceway (Sept. 1), will be in effect for the remainder of the season.

The modifications were not in effect for the Aug. 24 event at Bristol Motor Speedway.

For the remainder of the season, the leading edge of the Chevrolets' air dam must not extend more than 3½ inches forward of the bumper. For Pontiacs, the leading edge of the air dam must not extend more than 1½ inches forward of the bumper.

Prior to the race at Michigan International Speedway, the Chevrolets' air dams could extend 2½ inches forward, while the Pontiacs' air dams could extend 1 inch forward of the bumper.

The leading air dam for Dodges and Fords must not extend more than 1½ inches forward of the bumper.

-nascar-

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