NASCAR issues fines to Kurt Busch and No. 41 SHR team

Busted: Busch's Chevy fails post-race inspection

Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing team was penalized for an illegal track bar split discovered in post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.

Busch, who finished third in the Coke Zero 400, received a P2 level penalty for violating Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 20-12 (l) which governs the location of the panhard bar mounting bolt on the left truck trailing arm.

Crew chief Daniel Knost was fined $10,000. Busch lost 10 championship driver points while team owner Gene Haas was docked 10 championship owner points.

Busch is currently 26th in the Sprint Cup point standings.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Event Daytona II
Sub-event Sunday post-race
Track Daytona International Speedway
Drivers Kurt Busch
Teams Stewart-Haas Racing
Article type Breaking news
Tags daniel knost