Crew Chiefs fined post-Talladega

Three Crew Chiefs Fined for Violations at Talladega DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 5, 2004) -- NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs Ted Brown, Mike Ford and Terry Wooten were fined for rules violations that occurred during the race weekend of the...

Three Crew Chiefs Fined for Violations at Talladega

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 5, 2004) -- NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs Ted Brown, Mike Ford and Terry Wooten were fined for rules violations that occurred during the race weekend of the April 25 event at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR officials announced today.

Brown, crew chief of the No. 89 Dodge for driver Morgan Shepherd, was fined $2,000 for violating Section 12-4-A (Actions detrimental to stock car racing), Section 9-4-A (Crew chief assumes responsibility for the actions of his team members) and Section 20-17.1A (3) (During race conditions, any crew member who steps into the car servicing area must wear a helmet) of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Rule Book when crew member Scott Cianci entered the car servicing area without a helmet during the race.

Ford, crew chief of the No. 88 Ford for driver Dale Jarrett, was fined $1,000 for violating Section 12-4-A (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) and Section 12-4-Q (Any determination by NASCAR Officials that parts and/or equipment used in the Event do not conform to NASCAR rules) of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Rule Book for an unapproved underpan.

Wooten, crew chief of the No. 00 Chevrolet for driver Kenny Wallace, also was fined $1,000 for violating Section 12-4-A (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) and Section 12-4-Q (Any determination by NASCAR Officials that parts and/or equipment used in the Event do not conform to NASCAR rules) of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Rule Book for an unapproved underpan.

Both underpan violations were found by NASCAR officials during pre-qualifying inspection.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Jarrett , Kenny Wallace , Morgan Shepherd