Scott Eggleston Fined $50,000

NASCAR fines Eggleston for rules violations DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 7, 1999) NASCAR officials announced today that they have levied a fine for rules violations prior to this past Saturday's Pepsi 400 at the Daytona International Speedway in...

NASCAR fines Eggleston for rules violations

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 7, 1999) NASCAR officials announced today that they have levied a fine for rules violations prior to this past Saturday's Pepsi 400 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Scott Eggleston, crew chief for Sterling Marlin's No. 40 Coors Light Chevrolet, was fined $50,000 for an illegal insert in the intake manifold. The infraction was determined during the pre-race inspection process Saturday. Eggleston is also placed on probation until October 20, 1999.

Eggleston's fine resulted from a violation of Rules 12-4 A: Actions detrimental to auto racing; and Rule 12-4 Q: Use of parts that do not conform to NASCAR rules, Inserts not allowed in intake manifolds at Daytona and Talladega.

Marlin posted a 12th-place finish Saturday night.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Sterling Marlin