Crew Chiefs receive Sears Point fines

Four NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Crew Chiefs Fined for Infineon Violations DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 28, 2005) -- NASCAR announced Tuesday that penalties have been issued to four NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs resulting from rule violations...

Four NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Crew Chiefs Fined for Infineon Violations

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 28, 2005) -- NASCAR announced Tuesday that penalties have been issued to four NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs resulting from rule violations during opening day inspection at Infineon Raceway on June 24.

Doug Richert, crew chief of the No. 16 Ford driven by Greg Biffle, was fined twice for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 20-17.2 (unapproved seat belt) of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series rule book. He was fined $1,000 for an expired manufacturer's date on the lap belt and another $1,000 for an expired manufacturer's date on the shoulder harness.

Philippe Lopez, crew chief of the No. 07 Chevrolet driven by Dave Blaney, was fined $1,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A and 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) for an unapproved steering wheel.

Rodney Childers, crew chief of the No. 10 Chevrolet driven by Scott Riggs, and Pat Tryson, crew chief of the No. 6 Ford driven by Mark Martin, were each fined $1,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A and 12-4-Q for unapproved fire suppression agents.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Greg Biffle , Scott Riggs , Dave Blaney , Doug Richert , Mark Martin