Jone Garone, Scott Pruett fined after Sears Point

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 27, 2000) NASCAR officials announced Tuesday they have penalized NASCAR Winston Cup Series crew chief Joe Garone for an illegal liquid brake cooling device discovered in post-race inspection of Sunday's Save...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 27, 2000) NASCAR officials announced Tuesday they have penalized NASCAR Winston Cup Series crew chief Joe Garone for an illegal liquid brake cooling device discovered in post-race inspection of Sunday's Save Mart/Kragen 350 at Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.

Garone, crew chief of the No. 32 NASCAR Winston Cup Series team, was fined $50,000. In addition to the fine, driver Scott Pruett will suffer a loss of 50 driver points. A reduction of 50 owner points also has been levied against car owner Cal Wells.

Garone was penalized under Section 12-4-Q in the 2000 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.com-

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Scott Pruett