Crew chiefs given penalties after Michigan

TWO NASCAR NEXTEL CUP CREW CHIEFS FINED FOR MICHIGAN INFRACTIONS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 22, 2005) – NASCAR announced today that two NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs have been fined for infractions during last weekend’s events at ...

TWO NASCAR NEXTEL CUP CREW CHIEFS FINED FOR MICHIGAN INFRACTIONS

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 22, 2005) – NASCAR announced today that two NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs have been fined for infractions during last weekend’s events at Michigan International Speedway. Both violations were found during pre-qualifying inspection.

Tommy Baldwin, crew chief for the No. 9 Dodge driven by Kasey Kahne, was fined $10,000 for an unapproved front air dam extension, a violation of Section 12-4-1 (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) and Section 12-4-Q (parts and/or equipment that do not conform to NASCAR rules) of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series rulebook.

Jimmy Elledge, crew chief for the No. 41 Dodge driven by Casey Mears, was fined $1,000 for unapproved body modifications after inspection, a violation of Section 12-4-1 and Section 12-4-Q.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Casey Mears , Kasey Kahne , Tommy Baldwin